Archive for October, 2010

Chorinho every Wednesday at Modern Sound in Copacabana

October 26, 2010 Comments Off on Chorinho every Wednesday at Modern Sound in Copacabana News

Every Wednesday at the Bistro Allegro in the Modern Sound record store in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, the amazing choro group “Gente Fina & Outra Coisas,” whose members are Ronaldo do Bandolim (also of Época de Oura and Trio Madeira Brasil), Joé Carlos “Bigorna,” Fernando Coelho, Bebeto Castilho, and Jovi Joviniano.  [Learn more about choro, or “chorinho” music]

In this video made a few weeks ago by our friend Mike Quinn, the sambamaster/impressario behind Austin’s famous Carnival Brasileiro, the group plays “Sonoroso” by K-Ximbinho:

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Three of our favorite Brazilian vocalists now in New York

October 25, 2010 Comments Off on Three of our favorite Brazilian vocalists now in New York News

Some of the best Brazilian talent spend time in Brazil and New York, traveling back and forth as bookings demand. Three of our favorite Brazilian vocalists are in New York now and available for bookings. They are: Vanessa Falabella, Débora Santos, and Joyce Cândido. For music samples and more information, click on their names.