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Tracings is the latest CD by saxophonist Mike Tracy. It’s a fine recording of Brazilian-inspired jazz played by a great group of musicians. The core band consists of Tracy …
The press release accompanying Carlos Henrique Pereira’s first American release claims that "the balance between [his] opposite inspirations (of his native Brazil and curre…
Born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais in 1949, Nelson Angelo is acclaimed as one of Brazil's greatest sidemen, having played for over thirty-five years. You can never be sur…
Airto Moreira has been one of the premier percussionists in jazz since he arrived from Brazil and came to prominence with Miles Davis, helped found Weather Report, a…
Sixteen recordings from piano virtuoso Eliane Elias have been assembled in this enjoyable collection.An artist who uniquely bridges classical and jazz music, Elias has a…
SERENATA is a beautiful, hauntingly romantic collection of Brazilian jazz compositions by Hermeto Pascoal. Performed by Jovino Santos Neto on piano and Mike Marshall on gui…
INVERSE UNIVERSE is an excellent CD collection, and an indepth look at contemporary jazz music and jazz vocals in Brazil. This is a topnotch CD, and the performances are me…
Peter Sprague brings us his project called Pass The Drum. This band project features Peter on guitar, with support from a full group of musicians andsome great voca…
Tania Maria is a living legend in Brazilian jazz. This 2 CD set showcases her fiery performances and intimate Brazilian moods. Disc one contains THE REAL TANIA MARIA: WILD!…
CANTO DO RIO is one of the finest collections of contemporary Brazilian jazz to come along in a long while, each song refreshingly original and performed with much verve. T…