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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2006-01-05
Correio da Bahia:
Improvisos musicais ao ar livre
A liberdade do improviso criativo, dando vazão ao prazer de tocar e a paixão pelo jazz, como é característica das jam sessions, vai acontecer todas as quintas-feiras (exceto próximo dia 12, por causa da Lavagem do Bonfim). Em cena, os músicos Ivan Bastos (baixo), Paulo Mutti (guitarra), André Magalhães (teclados), Gileno (trompete) e o próprio Ivan Huol (bateria).

O Povo:
Queimando as palhas
Desde 2001 eles saem às ruas, especialmente as do Benfica, reavivando a chama dos reisados natalinos. O grupo Brincantes Cordão do Caroá nasceu durante a greve na UFC daquele ano, a partir do Centro Acadêmico de Pedagogia. Um bando de jovens universitários e outros que foram chegando junto para soprar a brasa viva da cultura popular.

Pandeiro.com:
Beto Cazes
Started his musical career in 1976 when he joined the group "Coisas Nossas", giving him the opportunity to work next to artists such as Moreira da Silva, Eduardo Dusek, Aracy de Almeida, Braguinha and Miúcha among others, in addition to recording three Lps.
Bernardo Aguiar
Bernardo Aguiar was born in 1984 in Rio de Janeiro. At age nine, he was already performing in the Samba School Unidos do Santa Marta and at fourteen he joined the pandeiro orchestra Pandemonium.

The Brazilian Muse:
Sabadabada.com update!
If you're not already familiar with Sabadabada.com, you should be. It's a Brazilian music collector's website devoted to bossa nova, balanco, and samba records of the 1960s, showcasing their beautiful cover art work as well as MP3 files of the music itself.