NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

MORE INTERVIEWS
Palo Alto, CA guitarist/singer/songwriter Ed Johnson has been teaching guitar in private and group situations and music camps in the bay area for over 25 years. He is also …
For more than 15 years, Bob Baldwin has been known as one of smooth jazz’s finest keyboardists. Now, Baldwin debuts with A440 Music Group on Brazil ChillInfluence…
This is strong Latino bebop nailed down by composer Luis Munoz's forceful original music & his Latin culture. A lot of influences pervade Munoz's project, i.e. 'Miles' "Bir…
Diary is the latest release by Argentinean-born, Brazilian-bred guitarist Torcuato Mariano. Mariano plays a blend of jazz and Brazilian music that he calls ‘Rio Chill’. Act…
Dave Pietro was a latecomer to Brazilian music, primarily because he lacked the opportunity to immerse himself in it until he traveled there with the Maria Schneider Jazz O…
Luis Munoz is a brilliant composer/arranger/percussionist born in Costa Rica in 1953 and a resident of Santa Barbara, California for the past 30 years. Vida, recorde…
A singer with a wide appeal to the jazz audience, Fernando Holz releases his debut CD, and this collection showcases his remarkable talents. A highly textured and melodic c…
Formed in 1998 to coincide with an active touring schedule, this Brazilian tentet does indeed, mesh familiar territory with a contemporary slant. On this irrefutably attrac…
Sao Paulo and Rio are a dream come true for a singing guitarist. There is an understanding of the complexities of accompaniment, a knowledge that understated meditative sin…
Whatever it is that makes a listener fall in love with Brazilian music--the insouciance and elegance of an unobtrusive, yet driving beat, the romance that drips like honey …