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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2005-11-09
Correio da Bahia:
Noites de bossa nas quartas do French Quartier
Palmyra e Levita vão misturar de clássicos a releituras de axé em ritmo de banquinho e violão
Dançando com Daniela Mercury
Depois de um disco de MPB e outro de Carnaval, cantora retoma o samba-reggae no CD `Balé mulato´
Engajado por natureza
Cacau Brasil buscou inspiração no meio ambiente para compor CD `Visionário´

Gazeta de Alagoas:
Caetano Veloso comemora 40 anos de carreira
UM DOS MAIS POLÊMICOS NOMES DA MÚSICA BRASILEIRA CONTEMPORÂNEA, O COMPOSITOR BAIANO - CUJA TRAJETÓRIA DE QUATRO DÉCADAS É TEMA DE DOIS NOVOS LIVROS

O Dia - No Estúdio:
Universal relança no Brasil a edição americana do primeiro álbum de Jobim
A Universal repõe em catálogo no mercado nacional uma preciosidade para os fãs de Tom Jobim.
Francis Hime - Brasil Lua Cheia
Francis documenta novas parcerias em DVD que traz partituras de 14 músicas

The Korea Times:
Sounds of Brazil via Japan
Japanese Bossa Nova Musician Lisa Ono to Perform in Seoul

The Korea Herald:
Lisa Ono, queen of bossa nova
Lisa Ono's music is widely used in the Korean advertisement, drama and film markets. The key to Ono's success is her uniquely mixed Brazilian/Japanese voice melted in bossa nova, or "new wave" in Portuguese.

channelnewsasia.com:
Brazilian diva Lisa Ono promises a fun concert in Singapore
Lisa Ono has sold 70,000 albums in Singapore alone, but the Brazilian diva has been listening to "nothing but children songs and lullabies with my kids".

La Raza
Tropicália: the movement
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Tropicália: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture," through January 8. This is the first major exhibition devoted to Tropicália, one of the most dignificative movements to emerge from South America in the last fifty years.