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.
Setembro, the Brazilian wedding song written by Ivan Lins, appeared on Quincy Jone’s “Back On The Block” and of course later in the John Singleton film “Boys ‘n the Hood”. Soul and jazz legend George Duke is the classic multi-talented music hyphenate: composer/musician/producer/entrepreneur and more. And he’s an amazingly thoughtful, articulate and generous man who […]
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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