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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Maira Freitas + Lenine at Central Park Summerstage

Read "Maira Freitas + Lenine at Central Park Summerstage" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

Maira Freitas + Lenine
Brasil Summerfest at Central Park Summerstage
New York, NY
July 19, 2014

For her New York City debut, Maira Freitas traveled lightly, backed solely by a drummer on stage. She did the first few songs on piano, beginning with a jazz- inflected samba and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mark Weinstein: Jazz Brasil

Read "Jazz Brasil" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Mark Weinstein has quietly established himself as one of the most wildly inventive flutists in modern memory. He is also one of the finest virtuoso players in the entire spectrum of 20th and 21st century music. His only rivals may well be the late Eric Dolphy, the Canadians, Jane Bunnett and Bill McBirnie, and, of course, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Fabiana Cozza: Quando O Ceu Clarear

Read "Quando O Ceu Clarear" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Comparisons are odious, even in the most mundane circumstances, but there is a recording of a rare performance of Elis Regina's Saudades Do Brasil, filmed and recorded in 1980, and directed by the great Cesar Carmago Mariano, that reverberates with energy, even when it is not playing. The mere recollection of it can make the heart ...