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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Samba & Choro:
Homenagem aos cem anos de Radamés Gnattali na Rádio Cultura AM
O programa "Todos os Sons" desta sexta-feira (27/01) ao meio-dia na Rádio Cultura AM (1200 kHz), presta uma homenagem ao compositor, arranjador, orquestrador, regente e pianista Radamés Gnattali.

Correio da Bahia:
O maestro da integração
Radamés Gnattali, que completaria 100 anos hoje, tornou-se símbolo da união entre erudito e popular
O sotaque brasileiro de Lenine
Artista pernambucano lança o premiado CD `InCité´

The Herald Journal:
Getting the Brazilian feel
More than 30 music students at Utah State University were influenced by the Brazilian style Thursday when guitarist Thiago Trajano explained how to get the South American feel for music.

Vinicius Cantuaria Quartet
In a stripped-down setting, Brazilian singer Vinicius Cantuaria elicits the gentlest of sounds from his hollow-body electric guitar and sings with a fragile voice on the verge of tears. What he didn't elicit in his opening set at the Jazz Bakery was the unique melange of samba rhythms, bossa nova melodies and vocal lushness that fill his most recent disc "Silva" (Hannibal).
Timeless Sergio Mendes
It's not often an album comes along that truly blends two distinct cultures in an innovative way. That album is TIMELESS by SERGIO MENDES, due out on February 14 as a co-release by Concord Records and Starbucks Hear Music.