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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Estado de Minas:
Tripla comemoração
Os compositores Eduardo Gudin e Costa Netto festejam seus 20 anos de carreira em CD da cantora mineira Márcia Tauil
Beyond bossa - Festival de brazukas
A cidade de Nova York sedia evento de música brasileira

Guardian Unlimited:
Joyce - Band on the Wall, Manchester
She was guaranteed a warm reception at Manchester's Band on the Wall, a venue so close to her heart that she wrote a song about it on her last album. But with songs this irresistible, and a band of this calibre, she could probably have coaxed an encore from a Ban the Bossa Nova pressure group.

New York Times:
Rosa Passos and Ron Carter - Entre Amigos
Rosa Passos, a guitarist and singer from Brazil, is one of the best current practitioners of bossa nova: she transmits the intimacy of the music while carrying complex, shifting rhythm.