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.
When people ask me about Brazilian music, I inevitably direct them to the cd Elis & Tom, recorded in LA in 1974. Elis Regina was undoubtedly one of Brazil’s most famous singers. Mention Elis to a Brazilian and they will immediately know you mean her. And Tom Jobim is much more than just one of […]
Phenomenal guitarist, songwriter and performer. Performs Menina Flor, Batucada and A Day in the Life of A Fool (from Black Orpheus).
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