Rio Carnaval Parade Celebrating the Amazon Indians Leaves Big Farm Livid

Rio’s Carnaval festivities were threatened this year by a spat pitting a well-known parade ...

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 ...