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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ian Faquini e Paula Santoro: Metal Na Madeira

Read "Metal Na Madeira" reviewed by Jim Trageser

For most of us in the United States, mentioning “Brazil" in a musical conversation connotes bossa nova or samba--which is a bit like describing all American music as blues or country.

Expertise in the music of Brazil is the work of a lifetime; much as with the United States, each region has its own ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Antonio Adolfo Graces Seattle's Brazilian Scene

Read "Antonio Adolfo Graces Seattle's Brazilian Scene" reviewed by Mark Holston

Antonio Adolfo & Hendrik Meurkens
The Triple Door
Seattle, Washington
May 22, 2015

Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger and educator Antonio Adolfo made a rare West Coast appearance for a one- niter on May 22 at a storied downtown jny: Seattle, Washington venue, The Triple Door. The jny: Rio de Janeiro native, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

I Am in the World and the World Is in Me; Paula Santoro New Release

I Am in the World and the World Is in Me; Paula Santoro New Release

Celebrated Brazilian Vocal Stylist Paula Santoro Steps Into the International Limelight with Mar do Meu Mundo (The Sea in My World) release: Nov. 19th, a Marriage of Jazz Freedom and Modern Brazilian Sounds Containing an Upbeat, Moving, and Very Personal Vision It’s not often that a new star emerges on the international music scene with a fully ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Drinking From the Fountain: Brazil’s Mario Adnet Revels in Villa-Lobos’ Lush Legacy on "Um Olhar Sobre Villa-Lobos"

“I don't use folklore, I am the folklore,” Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos stated boldly while on one of many tours in Europe. Able to compose art songs and then go jam with street bands, Villa-Lobos gave birth to modern Brazilian music, both classical and popular. Latin Grammy-winning composer, arranger, and performer Mario Adnet has traced this connection, ...