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Rio-based Pandeiro Jazz Pioneer Scott Feiner Goes the Crowdfunding Way

Rio de Janeiro-based Scott Feiner, like many independent artists of late, is reaching out ...

Helio Alves: The Wizard of the Brazilian Keys

Helio Alves is not the kind of pianist that you can pigeonhole into any ...

Meet Monica da Silva: A New Voice in Bicultural Brazilian-American Music

Among the new voices in Brazilian music to emerge in recent years, Florida-based Monica ...

Hendrik Meurkens: The Brazilian Sounds of a Carioca from Germany

Harmonica player, vibraphonist and composer Hendrik Meurkens may have been born in Germany, but ...

Brazil’s Nilson Matta: The Master of Lower Tones

After having interviewed Romero Lubambo and Duduka Da Fonseca in this series, it was ...

A US Jazz Cat Finds New Life and Career by the Beach, in Rio, Brazil

It is not every day that a jazz  musician discovers a new instrument and ...

Elin, Swedish Voice & Brazilian Soul

This versatile multilingual vocalist was born in Sweden, but you would never know it ...

Especiaria by Flávio Chamis

Flí¡vio Chamis Takes Us on a Discovery Voyage Through Brazilian Musical Lands

The mix of classical and popular occurs as a seemingly natural development in the ...

Jobim Jazz by Mario Adnet

Brazil’s Cultural Warrior Adnet Reinvents Jobim

While fine art can definitely arrive in conventional containers, we experience another kind of ...