Category Archives: Bossa Nova

Musical Relics: the original music sheet of the first Bossa Nova hit

In this Sounds Brazilian post see the original manuscript and watch the video of Chega de Saudade with one of the creators of Bossa Nova: Joao Gilberto. Continue reading

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Mother and Music: Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Dinize Wales, and Joseh Garcia

In this post the artists Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Joseh Garcia, and the producer Dinize Wales share stories about their mothers’ favourite songs. Please read these wonderful anecdotes, see photos of their mothers, and watch video of the songs mentioned. Continue reading

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Mãe e música: Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Dinize Wales e Joseh Garcia

Neste post os artistas Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach e Joseh Garcia, e a produtora Dinize Wales contam estórias sobre as músicas favoritas de suas mães. Por favor leia abaixo estas estórias, veja fotos de suas mães e assista videos das canções mencionadas. Continue reading

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What do Karate, João Gilberto, and Caetano Veloso have in common? – Bossa Nova

In this post discover the strange commonalities between karate, Caetano Veloso, and the creator of Bossa Nova, and watch the video of the song “A Bossa Nova é foda”. Continue reading

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The Tempestuous ‘Waters of March’ of Tom Jobim

Beauty can emerge from the mud of emotional difficulties. Songwriting can be a great way to transform difficult emotional energy and transform into beautiful songs. In this post you will listen and discover what was behind the creation of a Brazilian classic Águas de Março (Waters of March). Continue reading

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5 Brazilian songs for Valentine’s Day

A few Brazilian love songs (including some of my own interpretations) to enchant your Valentine’s evening. Take a look below and if you have any suggestions of other Brazilian love songs, please let me know. Continue reading

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Where music and spirituality meet, with Anie Nunnally

Inspiring interview with Anie Nunnally who shares her deep involvement with music and her spiritual life. During this conversation she discusses the similarities between musical and spiritual experiences, and suggests a song that embodies higher qualities of consciousness: Manhã de Carnaval ( A Day in the Life of a Fool). Continue reading

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