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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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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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Amy Winehouse in love with a very special girl

Amy Winehouse in love with a very special girl….Enjoy this recording of a classic as we celebrate 1 year of Sounds Brazilian blog. 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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“Bossa Nova is from God”, says David Darling

In this last part of the interview David Darling, this amazing Grammy Award Musician and music educator, declares his love for Bossa Nova and speaks on its relaxing qualities. Continue reading

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What did Jacqueline Kennedy and Brigitte Bardot have in common? A Bossa Nova song

In the 1960s the waves of Bossa Nova traveled far away, from the Americas to Europe and Asia, like a gentle tsunami. In 1962, it would be no surprise to hear that the first lady of USA Jacqueline Kennedy was whistling the … Continue reading

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