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Airto Moreira is one of the finest percussionists working today. His career is full of amazing collaborations including stints with Miles Davis, Weather Report, Return to Forever and his work with his talented wife, singer Flora Purim. Here, he tells us the story when his family discovered his nascent talent…

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Jorge Ben vs. Rod Stewart…

The great Jorge Ben Jor playing an acoustic version of his tribute to blues legend Taj Mahal. It’s long but wonderful! About 90 seconds in, you’ll notice it sounds oddly similar to Rod Stewart.  Ben Jor sued and won, then contributed his winnings to UNICEF! Bravo!

Brazil Matters…

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Toots Thielemans interview

Years ago I produced a Suntory commercial with Toots for Japan. We didn’t do this interview but I thought you might want to know a little bit more about this extraordinary musician. Of course once I began this project I realized his love for Brazilian music and his record with Elis Regina (THE Brazilian singer) […]

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