Los Angeles native Alex Cutler left behind a life of American affluence to follow his dream in the funk music scene of Rio’s gritty slums.
One Note Samba!
Queen Latifah Listens to Brazilian
John Densmore of the Doors on incorporating bossa nova percussion into “Break On Through”
B+ and Eric Coleman on Brazilian Rhyme
Pat Metheny and Anna Maria Jopeck “Are You Going with Me”
This is Bossa Nova!
Nike’s New World Cup campaign for Brasil!
Lao Schifrin and bossa nova!
Stanley Clark celebrating George Duke’s Brazilian Love Affair!
Mochilla (B+ and Eric Coleman) on Will.i.am as an early adopter of Brazilian music.
In the Afro-Brazilian composition Stone Flower, Santana channeled Tom Jobim and added his unmistakeable musical stylings. This was one of Santana’s early forays into Brazilian music though the classic Samba Pa Ti fused samba rhythms with Latin melodies. Jobim was a major influence for significant jazz artists and Santana continues to mine this inspiration. If […]
The wonderful South African songstress Miriam Makeba Recorded at Berns, Stockholm in 1966 Guitar: Sivuca Drums: Leopoldo Fleming Jr Bass: William Salter Original song by Jorge Ben Jor (then known as Jorge Ben)
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