Moacir Santos

Recife’s Teatro de Santa Isabel Fans Festival Fervor

One of the most noteworthy examples of neoclassical architecture in Brazil, the Teatro de ...

Antonio Adolfo's CD

Brazil’s Antonio Adolfo: Bridging Traditions

Jazz hagiography abounds with tales of unknown talent, many of the stories probably apocryphal, ...

I Had To Leave Brazil in Order To Appreciate Its Music Again

When I relocated to New York from Brazil, I must confess that I wasn’t ...

Luca Mundaca

I’m Glad to Report I Got the Brazilian Music Bug

I must confess that almost a decade ago when I moved to New York, ...

Amália Rodrigues

Three Singers, Two Continents, One Love for Brazilian Culture

Pretend you’re about to take an essay exam and are getting ready to answer ...

Moacir Santos's CD Off and On

The Sound of Moacir Santos: Brazilian Black Gold Rediscovered

It’s taken far too long for musicians – and through them, the world’s audiences ...

Brazil’s Mysterious Traveler

Pianist and composer Weber Iago, an important albeit insufficiently recognized figure, is somewhat of ...

Tonight by Horta and Lellis

Toninho Horta and Tom Lellis: Brazilian Setting for Standards

Vocalist and composer/pianist Tom Lellis has the uncluttered musical thinking and timing of a ...