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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O Dia Online >>> Estudio:
O rap da MPB
Caetano, Gil e Jair Rodrigues põem vozes e versos a serviço de Rappin’ Hood

Gazeta de Alagoas:
Zeca Pagodinho lança o disco À vera
Pagodinho: “Não gosto de sair daqui. Lá fora é muito longe”

The Star (Malaysia):
Warm sounds from Bebel Gilberto
Brazil is a country with no shortage of bossa nova singers. But as a keepsake from a past generation, bossa nova’s timelessness can sometimes also be a drag. In recent years, this is where someone like Bebel Gilberto has played a significant role
Veloso no stranger to sounds from all around
It's a tired and insufficient analogy to say that Caetano Veloso is the Bob Dylan of Brazil. Though the comparison is often made, it does little to capture the complexity, depth and individuality of Veloso's sound.
Family of Bossa Nova King Jobim Launches Lawsuit
The family of the late legendary Brazilian bossa nova guitarist Antonio Carlos Jobim has filed a breach of contract and royalties lawsuit alleging that the rights to many of his famous songs have been wrongly assigned to those who translated them into English.