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Brazil’s Number 1 Songbook Reviser Loves His Thankless Job

Ricardo Gilly is a guitarist and arranger. In Brazil, the profession of songbook reviser ...

Marlene, at 80, Still Singing Different

Vitória Bonaiutti de Martino was born in São Paulo 80 years ago today. In ...

Brazil’s Globetrotting Romeu Silva

The prominent bandleader Romeu Silva (1893”“1958) began as a saxophone player. As an 18-year ...

Brazil’s Sacramento: Memorable Sound

Marcos Sacramento made his first major statement as a solo artist in 1994 with ...

Brazil’s Onze de Junho: A Place Popular in Song

On 11 June 1865, the Brazilian navy, engaged in the Triple Alliance War against ...

Dil Fonseca CD

Independent in Rio

When record companies view good music as a liability, artists have no choice but ...

Magic Marcos

Marcos Sacramento is creating new samba hybrids. Marcos Sacramento is breathing new life into ...

Plain João – The Man Who Invented Bossa Nova

He’s been called O Rei da Bossa, O Mito, Il Maestro Supremo, and O ...