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.
Nicely done view of Carnaval 2011 and one of our favorite cities, Rio.
Dori Caymmi offers a less approving opinion of the Getz/Gilberto classic Girl from Ipanema and weighs in on the legacy of Brazilian music. Caymmi, son of renowned Brazilian musical icon Dorival Caymmi, is an internationally celebrated composer, arranger and singer in his own right, having written over 100 songs many recorded by many important artists […]
One of my favorite EWT tunes–the name says it all! Written by Milton Nascimento. And Phillip Bailey’s style bears a strong similarity to Milton’s sound!
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