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The influence of Brazilian musicians on jazz has been so pervasive that Brazilian Jazz is now a category of its own. However, there are still not too many jazz stations pla…
Cris on the Farm is Rio de Janeiro-based guitarist Marcos Amorim’s third CD and represents both his U.S. and Adventure Music debut.Widely considered one of Brazil…
For years, Eliane Elias was a pianist with a charming voice to accompany her musicianship. On her latest release, Dreamer, the Brazilian-born, New York-based jazz ar…
Sure, the title isn't exactly modest, but this is indeed a nice platter in the jazz-inflected Brazilian pop mode of Milton Nascimento and Antonio Carlos Jobim. While…
Indeed, composer-vocalist Holz bares it all......So, soothing, so smooth & simple, yet so profound & forthcoming. Latinos 'speak' through their music, certainly Fernando sp…
It's like listening to a superb clinic on latino music giving by the great Johnny Mandel. Producer Marco Figueira has rallied his troops, giving us a strong example of soli…
Remaining true to his Brazilian roots (ala the ethos of Jobim, Bonfa, et al)........Mariano massages us with his sensuous& magical guitar artistry.......Taking us on a virt…
Costa Rican percussionist/keyboardist Luis Munoz recorded this wonderful outing in Santa Barbara, Ca., along with musicians who perform in quartet, sextet, and larger ensem…
God, this jazz duo brings me back some 50 yrs, when I first entered into this weird bith-nith we call music, jazz, whatever......I started out fronting groups only as a sta…
Every track is a winner on this charming collection from John Pizzarelli! He brings a fresh revival to the bossa nova song classics of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilbert…