Brasilian Music Treasure Hunt
-notes from a search for musical treasure from Brazil -a quest for insight and understanding with a tendency to lapse into compulsive shopping

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Música Brasileira:
Josee Koning - Recorded in Rio
If in Brazil artists get stuck recording and releasing live albums with nothing or hardly anything new, where are the audiences turning to for new and innovative projects? One answer is the international market, and among those outside of Brazil, Josee Koning is a shining star. Recorded in Rio is Koning's third commercial solo album with Brazilian music (she has a non-commercial live album with Brazilian music, too).
Maria Bethânia - Maricotinha ao Vivo
What makes Maria Bethânia (born in Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia; 1946) indistinguishable from other singers of her generation is that, besides staying true to her own concept (music combined with poetry), she constantly enriches her repertoire with compositions from both past and present.
Davi Moraes - Papo Macaco
Papo Macaco marks the evolution of the path of life from Davi Moraes from beginning to play music, via performing until composing and recording. This musical evolution of the tall musician passed many stations. It began at an early age, when at home he enjoyed the presence of various musicians visiting his father, the illustrious Moraes Moreira.
Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto - A Day in New York
One of 2002's best releases, Casa, has a follow-up cd that is bound to leave you breathless again. A Day in New York picks up where Casa left off and takes you to another visit to the world of Jobim music in the hands of these highly talented musicians.
Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto - A Day in New York
Um dos melhores discos de 2002, Casa, tem agora sua continuação que está fadada a deixar qualquer ouvinte estarrecido de prazer. A Day in New York retoma onde Casa nos deixou e nos leva de volta a uma visita ao mundo musical de Jobim nas mãos destes talentosos músicos.
An Interview with David Korenchendler
David Korenchendler is one of the most compelling voices among contemporary Brazilian composers. He has won numerous awards for his work, and is also heard in concert as a pianist.