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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Toronto Star:
A hero's welcome return
Musical visionary on first tour since taking political office in Brazil

Samba & Choro:
Daniella Thompson escreve sobre Ernesto Nazareth e Walt Disney
A pesquisadora Daniella Thompson conta a história de como uma música de Ernesto Nazareth, foi parar em um desenho animado de Walt Disney

clube de jazz:
Os Amigos Brasileiros de Creed Taylor
O jornalista Arnaldo DeSouteiro conta a relação do produtor musical Creed Taylor, dono da gravadora CTI, com os brasileiros Tom Jobim, Airto Moreira, Eumir Deodato e Astrud Gilberto.

Gilberto Gil and the politics of music
On Wednesday the Brazilian minister of culture, Gilberto Gil, is scheduled to speak about intellectual property rights, digital media and related topics at the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference in Austin, Texas. Two nights later the singer, songwriter and pop star Gilberto Gil begins a three-week North American concert tour.
Brazil's Gilberto Gil takes break from government job for U.S.-Canada tour
For most performers, a three-week North American tour is work. For Brazilian pop superstar Gilberto Gil, it is more like a vacation.

Globe and Mail:
A politician stands by his records
With more than 30 albums, Brazil's Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil is more than the musical statesman novelty of Bill Clinton. He is one of his country's most revered performers

Brazilian Culture Minister Rocks Out with New Album
The military leaders who ruled Brazil for two decades considered Gilberto Gil's music subversive. Today, as cultural minister, he is one of the country's most visible diplomats.