Posts Tagged 'Brazilian music'
Gaby Amarantos, Lucas Santtana and Graveola bring their tropical sounds to London on a night fuelled with the latest from the contemporary Brazilian music scene
The groovy Cariocas are back in town to play the famous jazz venue. Expect razor tight jazz-funk, powerful samba and pulsing grooves.
The Brazilian pianist is back to London playing a special show at the Purcell Room including movements by acclaimed classic composers such as Heitor Villa-Lobos and Antonio Carlos Jobim
From the innovators that looked for inspiration in the lyrics of Vinícius de Moraes other insertions emanated, with disconcerting beats from Mutantes, the free ruffle rhythms of Chico Science and, even tough he turns his nose up, a little seasoning
Chula is Brazil’s primordial samba, daughter of the semba, carried to Bahia by African Bantu slaves and grown up on the sugarcane plantations. Chula is in danger of dying out, although you might doubt that when you encounter the vital
Back in my little Brazilian ghetto in London, whenever we played Brazilian music at parties, everyone loved it. It didn’t really matter if it was funk, country, rock or samba. Everyone would sing along and even dance – because doing so gave us a sense of belonging, it brought us back home for a few moments.