Brasil Summerfest 2023 brings the latest currents of Brazilian music, film and dance to New York City. Brasil Summerfest 2023 Lineup SUMMERSTAGEMarisa Monte sings MPB (Brazilian Pop Music), with openers Joana Amodeira & Fred Martins singing Brazilian fado (Portuguese folk music), and New York's own Music From the Sole showing off tap dance's relationship to … [Read more...] about Brasil Summerfest Brings the Latest Brazilian Music, Film and Dance to NYC
Remember Antônio Carlos Jobim, one of the principle founders of bossa nova, who was born in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 25, 1927. 🇧🇷 "Tom" Jobim is one of the primary artists behind the blending of samba and jazz which we call bossa nova. He uses the most beautiful jazz chords. Study Jobim and you'll not only learn bossa nova, you'll learn jazz. This brings … [Read more...] about Remember Antônio Carlos Jobim and The Girl From Ipanema!
Gilberto Gil is a Brazilian music legend and politician known for his work in the tropicália and MPB (Música popular brasileira) pop music movements of the 1960s. He was Brazil's Minister of Culture in the administration of President Lula from 2003-2008. A Son of Bahía Gil was born in Salvador, Bahía, the Brazilian musical heartland in the northeast on June 26, 1942. … [Read more...] about Gilberto Gil is a Samba, Rock, Bossa Nova, MPB Legend
Caetano Veloso is a Brazilian rocker who is one of the founding fathers of the Tropicália movement of 1968. He was born in Santo Amaro da Purifcação, Bahia, Brazil on August 7, 1942. Veloso's first inspiration was bossa nova legend João Gilberto. You can hear it. Caetano Veloso The 1960s produced a global explosion of youthful energy. It was the beginning of rock in … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Caetano Veloso!
Brasil Summerfest 2022 brings the latest music, art and film from Brazil to Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens from June 29 - July 24, 2022 with both ticketed and free events. Brasil Summerfest in New York City is the biggest Brazilian music and arts festival outside of Brazil. Legal! Brasil Summerfest 2022 Brings the Latest Brazilian Music, Dance, Art & Film to … [Read more...] about Brasil Summerfest 2022 Brings the Latest Brazilian Music, Dance, Art & Film to NYC
May 25, 2021 ~ On the anniversary of George Floyd's death, let's all sing and dance with Clarissa Bruns and Grazzi Brasil, “Todo Mundo é Negro,” the whole world is Black. Mother Africa is mother of us all. Listen to Clarissa Bruns (Instagram) and Grazzi Brasil (Instagram) send some love in this beautiful samba from São Paulo, Brazil. We … [Read more...] about Clarissa Bruns Sings a Samba for George Floyd
Sandy e Junior are Brazilian sertaneja superstars who are celebrating their 30th anniversary of their first TV performance. Having sold more than 20 million albums, Sandy e Junior are among the best-selling Brazilian artists of all time. The children of Xororó, of popular sertaneja duo Chitãozinho & Xororó, have been stars since their first childhood recording Maria … [Read more...] about Sandy e Junior, the Brazilian MPB & sertaneja superstars, are back!