Tag Archives: Brazilian Music

The Alchemist’s Music: Paulo Coelho’s spiritual musical messages

Have you read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho? You may have, or possibly you have read quotes from it. Now, have you listened to the author’s music? Not yet? In this Sounds Brazilian blog post you will have the chance to not only know about his spiritual rock songs but also to listen to one accompanied by translated lyrics that will help you to reflect on less painful ways to deal with loss. Continue reading

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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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Celebrating Earth with Brazilian Music

Celebrate our Mother Planet with Brazilian Music. In this post, discover and listen to some Brazilian songs that will make you reflect and honour Earth! Continue reading

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Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual love in Brazilian Music

This “Sounds Brazilian” blog post focuses on sexual diversity in Brazilian Music. Listen and read about some of these songs.
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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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Why write songs?

Sitting in a coffee shop in Victoria BC I happen to find an anonymous text that addresses my inquiry about why to write songs. Continue reading

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Nasal Sounds, Heart Chakra, and the Creative Process, with Seth Eisen

Please be introduced to the world of the artist Seth Eisen. In this interview we talked about his attraction to sounds and words in Brazilian Music, and the transformative potential of arts. 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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A Musical Journey into the Amazon in search of Healing

Bicho do Mato (Animal of the Jungle), a Brazilian expression used to describe an extremely shy person, is the title of my new show. I took inspiration from my solitude and my healing moments with Nature to create this wonderful … 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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The Elegant Outrageousness of Silvia Nakkach

An outrageous interview with the Sound Healing pioneer Silvia Nakkach. Continue reading

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Luciana Lage, the Street Smart Brazilian

Interview with Luciana Lage, Street Smart Brazil founder, on her experiences with Brazilian music and culture. Continue reading

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How to listen to a song

We can develop a relationship with music that goes beyond mere entertainment. Our musical experience can still be pleasant and fun and also can become a means to explore our inner world. Music can be used as a vehicle to sustain moods, to make … Continue reading

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