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 Audio Archives
Memorial Tributes
Broadcast Date Person Listen
2003-05-14 Waly Salamão (1943-2003) Waly Salamão (28:22 min)
2003-05-28 Almir Chediak (1950-2003) Pending
2003-06-18 Itamar Assumpção (1949-2003) Itamar Assumpção (19:06 min)
2003-07-09 Herbie Mann (1930-2003) Herbie Mann (23:01 min)
2005-06-22 Mestre Zé Paulo (José Paulo Miranda) (1937-2005) Mestre Zé Paulo (10:05 min)
2005-08-03 Dom Um Romão (1925-2005) Dom Um Romão (9:39 min)
2005-08-10 Keter Betts (1928-2005) Keter Betts (9:40 min)
2005-10-26 Shirley Horn (1934-2005) Shirley Horn (10:17 min)
2006-05-31 Dino 7 Cordas (Horondino José da Silva) (1928-2006) Dino 7 Cordas (6:26 min)
2006-08-16 Moacir Santos (1926-2006) Moacir Santos (11:53 min)
2006-12-27 Sivuca (Severino Dias de Oliveira) (1930-2006) Sivuca (9:01 min)
2006-12-27 Braguinha (João de Barro) (Carlos Alberto Ferreira Braga) (1907-2006) João de Barro (5:41 min)
2007-01-24 Michael Brecker (1949-2007) Michael Brecker (6:59 min)
2007-05-09 Tommy Newsom (1929-2007) Tommy Newsom (5:07 min)
2007-06-20 Durval Ferreira (1935-2007) Durval Ferreira (8:37 min)
2008-06-18 Jamelão (José Bispo Clementino dos Santos) (1913-2008) Pending
2008-08-27 Dorival Caymmi (1914-2008) Pending
2009-04-08 Bud Shank (1926-2009) Bud Shank (6:18 min)
2010-03-17 Johnny Alf (Alfredo José da Silva) (1929-2010) Johnny Alf (5:54 min)
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Interviews
Broadcast Date Group/ Artist Listen
2007-06-13 The Sons of Brasil Pending
2007-06-20 Sergio Augusto Sergio Augusto – Part 1 (38:08 min)
Sergio Augusto – Part 2 (43:53 min)
2008-09-24 Karrin Allyson Karrin Allyson (44:12 min)
2008-10-22 Sergio Augusto Pending
2009-01-28 Hendrik Meurkens Pending
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Special Features
Broadcast Date Description Listen
2003-01-03 Sneak Previews of 2003 Releases Pending
2003-04-23 Five interpretations of Caymmi's "O Vento" Pending
2003-07-02 Interpretations of Chega de Saudade – part 1 Pending
2003-07-09 Interpretations of Chega de Saudade – part 2 Pending
2003-07-16 Interpretations of Chega de Saudade – part 3 Pending
2003-07-23 Interpretations of Chega de Saudade – part 4 Pending
2003-07-30 Interpretations of Chega de Saudade – part 5 Pending
2003-09-10 Observance of Sete de Setembro Pending
2003-11-05 Ary Barroso: 100th anniversary birthday tribute Pending
2003-12-24 Brazilian Christmas Special Pending
2004-05-12 Jorge Ben's Mas que Nada – part 1 Pending
2004-05-19 Jorge Ben's Mas que Nada – part 2 Pending
2004-05-26 Jorge Ben's Mas que Nada – part 3 Pending
2004-06-23 Jorge Ben's Mas que Nada – Follow-up Pending
2004-08-18 Featured artist: Ricardo Silveira Featured artist: Ricardo Silveira (44:10 min)
2004-12-08 Remembering Tom Jobim Tom Jobim (43:59 min)
2004-12-22 Brazilian Christmas Special Pending
2005-01-05 Sneak Previews of 2005 Releases Pending
2005-01-26 Featured artist: Jovino Santos Neto Featured artist: Jovino Santos Neto (81:16 min)
2005-06-15 Observance of Dia dos Namorados Pending
2005-06-22 Observance of Juneteenth Juneteenth (5:39 min)
2005-06-22 Observance of Festa de São João Festa de São João (14:31 min)
2005-09-07 Response to Hurricane Katrina Response to Hurricane Katrina (6:10 min)
2005-09-07 Observance of Sete de Setembro Pending
2005-12-21 Brazilian Christmas Special Pending
2006-01-04 Sneak Previews of 2006 Releases Pending
2006-02-22 Carnaval Celebration Pending
2006-06-28 Observance of Festa dos Bois de Parintins Bois de Parintins (4:45 min)
2006-06-28 Observance of Noite de São Pedro Noite de São Pedro (3:53 min)
2006-08-23 Special feature on AcariOcamerata Pending
2006-09-06 Observance of Sete de Setembro Pending
2006-11-22 Observance of Dia de Zumbi dos Palmares Pending
2006-12-13 Luiz Gonzaga Birthday Tribute Luiz Gonzaga (14:44 min)
2006-12-20 Brazilian Christmas Special Pending
2007-01-03 Sneak Previews of 2007 Releases Pending
2007-05-30 100th Anniversary tribute: Rachel Carson Pending
2007-09-05 Observance of Sete de Setembro Pending
2007-11-21 Observance of Dia de Zumbi dos Palmares Dia de Zumbi dos Palmares (41:50 min)
2007-12-19 Brazilian Christmas Special Pending
2008-01-02 Sneak Previews of 2008 Releases Pending
2008-04-23 Celebration of Dia Nacional do Choro (National Choro Day) Pending
2008-09-03 Observance of Sete de Setembro Pending
2008-12-24 Brazilian Christmas Special Pending
2009-01-07 Sneak Previews of 2009 Releases Pending
2009-02-18 Carnaval Celebration Pending
2009-04-22 Earth Day observance Earth Day (4:04 min)
2009-09-09 Observance of Sete de Setembro Pending
2010-02-24 Results of Carnaval 2010 Carnaval 2010 (8:36 min)
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Beyond Brazil
Broadcast Date Group/ Artist Album Title Record Company Listen
2007-02-07 Introducing Beyond Brazil (1:44 min)
2007-02-07 Ojos de Brujo Techarí Six Degrees Records Techarí (4:43 min)
2007-02-14 Vusi Mahlasela Guiding Star ATO Records Guiding Star (6:48 min)
2007-02-21 Del Castillo Brotherhood [Artist release] Pending
2007-02-28 Camille Le Fil Narada Pending
2007-03-07 Biel Ballester Trio Echoes from Mallorca Refined Records Pending
2007-03-21 María Márquez Nature's Princess/ Princesa de la Naturaleza Adventure Music Pending
2007-03-28 Typhanie Monique and Neal Alger In This Room [Artist release] In This Room (5:48 min)
2007-04-04 Indialucia Indialucia Rasa Music Indialucia (6:49 min)
2007-04-11 Quadro Nuevo Luna Rossa Justin Time Records Luna Rosa (3:13 min)
2007-04-18 Cesaria Evora Rogamar RCA Victor Rogamar (5:59 min)
2007-04-25 Ensemble Contemporary America: Another Center Adventure Music Contemporary America: Another Center (7:10 min)
2007-05-02 Marta Topferova Women of the World Acoustic Putumayo World Music Women of the World Acoustic (6:30 min)
2007-05-09 Darol Anger & Mike Marshall Woodshop Adventure Music Woodshop (8:26 min)
2007-05-16 Spanish Harlem Orchestra United We Swing Six Degrees Records United We Swing (8:21 min)
2007-05-23 Iliana Matos Angels in the Street GSP Recordings Angels in the Street (5:51 min)
2007-05-30 The Mothers Township Sessions Rasa Music Township Sessions (6:36 min)
2007-06-06 Midival Punditz Backspin Six Degrees Records Backspin (7:02 min)
2007-06-13 Flat Earth Society Psychoscout Crammed Discs Psychoscout (4:35 min)
2007-06-20 Anoushka Shankar Rise Angel Records Rise (8:47 min)
2007-06-27 Urban Legend Tranquilidad Cubana [Artist release] Tranquilidad Cubana (6:00 min)
2007-07-04 Various Latin Jazz Putumayo World Music Latin Jazz (7:06 min)
2007-07-11 Ron Carter Dear Miles Blue Note Records Pending
2007-07-18 B-Side Players Fire in the Youth Concord Music Fire in the Youth (6:34 min)
2007-07-25 Zap Mama Supermoon Heads Up International Supermoon (6:58 min)
2007-08-15 Cindy Combs Sunny Rain Dancing Cat Records Sunny Rain (7:31 min)
2007-08-22 Bob Marley and the Wailers Roots, Rock, Remixed Quango Music Group Roots, Rock, Remixed (5:31 min)
2007-08-29 Kat Parra Birds in Flight Patois Records Birds in Flight (7:52 min)
2007-09-05 Lalo Schifrin Lalo Schifrin and Friends Aleph Records Lalo Schifrin and Friends (11:14 min)
2007-09-12 Suphala Blueprint Suphala Productions Blueprint (9:10 min)
2007-09-19 Gloria Estefan 90 Millas Burgundy Records 90 Millas (5:18 min)
2007-09-26 Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale Breathing Under Water Manhattan Records Breathing Under Water (7:16 min)
2007-10-03 Taraf de Haïdouks Maskarada Crammed Discs Maskarada (11:18 min)
2007-10-10 Shantel Disko Partizani Crammed Discs Disko Partizani (5:49 min)
2007-10-17 Pablo Aslan Buenos Aires Tango Standards ZOHO Music Buenos Aires Tango Standards (11:08 min)
2007-10-24 Marsha Heydt One Night Blue Toucan Music Pending
2007-10-31 The Cuban Cowboys Cuban Candles Muy Nice Records Pending
2007-11-07 Cyril Pahinui He'eia Dancing Cat Records Pending
2007-11-14 Various Tango Around the World Putumayo World Music Pending
2007-11-21 Valerie Joyce The Look of Love: The Music of Burt Bacharach Chesky Records The Look of Love: The Music of Burt Bacharach (8:12 min)
2007-11-28 Pablo Ziegler Buenos Aires Report ZOHO Music Pending
2007-12-05 Café Tacvba Sino Universal Music Latino Pending
2007-12-12 Gaudi and Nusrat Fatef Ali Khan Dub Qawwali Six Degrees Records Pending
2008-05-14 Kat Parra Azucar de Amor Patois Records Pending
2008-05-21 Doug Munro Big Boss Bossa Nova 2.0 [Artist's Release] Pending
2008-06-04 Ojos de Brujo Techarí Live [CD & DVD] Six Degrees Records Pending
2008-06-11 Fernando Otero Página de Buenos Aires Nonesuch Records Página de Buenos Aires (5:38 min)
2008-12-31 Joe Locke Force of Four Origin Records Force of Four (6:51 min)
2009-05-13 Stewart Sukuma Nkhuvu [Celebração/ Celebration] nstudio 99fm Nkhuvu (10:22 min)
2009-08-05 Tiempo Libre Bach in Havana Sony Classical Bach in Havana (9:22 min)
2010-05-05 Pablo Aslan Tango Grill ZOHO Music Tango Grill (8:39 min)
2010-06-30 Hector Martignon Second Chance ZOHO Music Second Chance (8:58 min)
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Key Sources

Chris McGowan and Ricardo Pessanha, The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova and the Popular Music of Brazil (Temple University Press)

Ruy Castro, Chega de Saudade: A História e as Histórias da Bossa Nova (Companhia das Letras)

Tamara Elena Livingston-Isenhour and Thomas George Caracas Garcia, Choro: A Social History of a Brazilian Popular Music (Indiana University Press)

Charles A. Perrone, Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Song: MPB 1965-1985 (University of Texas Press)

Bryan McCann, Hello, Hello Brazil: Popular Music in the Making of Modern Brazil (Duke University Press)

Charles A. Perrone and Christopher Dunn, Brazilian Popular Music & Globalization (Routledge)

Christopher Dunn, Brutality Garden: Tropicália and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture (The University of North Carolina Press)

Almir Chediak, Songbook Series (Lumiar Editora)

John Storm Roberts, The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin American Music on the United States (Original Music)

Caetano Veloso, Tropical Truth: A Story of Music & Revolution in Brazil (Alfred A. Knopf)

Ruy Castro, Bossa Nova: The Story of the Brazilian Music that Seduced the World (A Cappella Books)

Gene Lees, Singers and the Song II (Oxford University Press)

Michael J. Budds, Jazz in the Sixties (University of Iowa Press)

Donald L. Maggin, Stan Getz: A Life in Jazz (Quill)

A História da Bossa Nova, Vol. 1–4 (CARAS Edição Especial, Nº 18–21, Ano 3, Junho de 1996)

Bossa Nova – História, Som e Imagem (Spala Editora Ltda 1996)

Márlon Catão (publisher), Bossa: Brazilian Jazz World Guide [magazine]

Brazzil [magazine] See www.brazzil.com

Liner notes, artist websites, and personal interviews

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Favorite Links

Dicionário Cravo Albin da Música Popular Brasileira

Clique Music (Same as below but in Portuguese)

All Brazilian Music (Same as above but in English)

The Brazilian Music Links

All Music Guide

Agenda do Samba & Choro

Daniella Thompson on Brazil

BrazilianMusic.com

Clube do Tom

Joe Sixpack's Brazilian Music Guide

Música Brasileira

BrazilMax.com: The Hip Guide to Brazil

Músicas do Brasil: Uma Enciclopédia Instrumental

JazzCorner.com

Tons do Brasil and Tons do Brasil Blog

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Copyrights

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Copyrights to all musical selections are held by their respective owners.
Used by permission.
 
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