Tag Archives: MPB

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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Reflecting on Time with Bob Marley & Gilberto Gil

In this Sounds Brazilian Post, meet Bob Marley and the Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil as they both invite you to reflect on time and existence. Continue reading

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O vazio, o cheio, e o meio – reflexões sobre o Ser

Poema do cantor/compositor, PhD em Psicologia Joseh Garcia, inspirado na canção Copo Vazio (Gilberto Gil). Neste post voce poderá ler o poema, e ouvir a musica na voz de Gilberto Gil. Continue reading

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Eterno Aprendiz em Busca de Só Ser

Uma música me leva ao passado trazendo sentimentos desconfortáveis que encontram resolução ao ouvir a canção “Preciso Aprender a Só Ser” de Gilberto Gil na voz de Zizi Possi. 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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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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Amores Gays, Bissexuais e Transsexuais na MPB: celebrando a diversidade sexual

Em meio a absurda nomeação do Deputado Marco Feliciano para a Comissão de Direitos Humanos e Minorias, recorro à canções brasileiras que exaltam a diversidade sexual. Neste post, escute e leia sobre canções ,de Caetano, Gil, Rita Lee, Legião Urbana, Pepeu Gomes e outros, que tratam de amores gays, bissexuais e transexuais. 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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La Météo Musicale Brésilienne avec Aline de Lima

Une joyeuse interview avec la chanteuse Aline de Lima à Paris. Elle parle de sa musique, ses sources d’inspiration et prescrit la musique brésilienne pour certaines difficultés émotionnelles. Continue reading

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Mudando estados emocionais através da música com Aline de Lima

Descontraída entrevista com a cantora Brasileira Aline de Lima radicada em Paris. Ela fala sobre sua música, fontes de inspiração e arrisca algumas receitas musicais de como usar a música brasileira para algumas dificuldades emocionais. 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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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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Carta para alguém que está perdido

O encontro com alguém que se sentiu perdido levou-me a escrever este texto sobre auto-conhecimento e busca de identidade. Este artigo oferece de forma leve reflexões sobre o estar perdido, e dicas de como encontrar-se. Também veja aqui video de ‘Ovelha Negra’, música de Rita Lee, sugerida para acompanhar este texto. Continue reading

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Morte, mestre vital!

Inspirado pela canção de Gilberto Gil “Não tenho medo da morte”, Joseh Garcia escreve sobre a importância de cultivar a consciência da nossa mortalidade como forma de viver plenamente. Leia o texto e veja video da música aqui.
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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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