Monthly Archives: April 2010

João Gilberto in Chicago! June 29, 2010

WOW! João Gilberto, “the father of Bossa Nova”, will be performing in Chicago as part of his 3 date mini U.S. tour. Having the chance to see the legendary maestro perform here in the midwest almost seems to good to … Continue reading

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White Rabbits – Cultural Cannibals

White Rabbits drummer Jamie Levinson wearing a Cultural Cannibals Tropicalia shirt during last night’s performance at Radio, Radio in Indianapolis. Thanks to Jamie and White Rabbits! White Rabbits are an amazing band to see live, check them out! This shirt … Continue reading

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Jorge Ben with Curumin, Caetano Veloso & Zeca Pagodinho!

Amazing Jorge Ben performances on Globo network’s Som Brasil. Just stumbled on to these performances from last December. First is Curumin, performing Xica da Silva with Nereu of Trio Mocotó on pandeiro and vocals:

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This weeks Soul Brazil pick comes from the godfather of Brazilian soul: Tim Maia. In 1975, underneath a brief spell by the metaphysical ideology Cultura Racional, Brazilian pop singer Tim Maia launched Tim Maia Racional, one of the most intriguing … Continue reading

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Earth Day Carnaval Brazil @ Jazz Kitchen Saturday, April 24

Come party to the best of Brazilian music, from Jorge Ben to Baile Funk! Admission $8- $5 with student ID For more information please call 317-332-5612 or you can RSVP here. Check out our recent Tropicalia party:

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Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Steps Ahead

Incredible new work from Ethio-Jazz master Mulatu Astatke. In other Mulatu news… Nas and Damien Marley have sampled the Mulatu classic “Yegelle Tezeta” for their new single “As We Enter”: Mulatu’s original:

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Arthur Verocai Remixed By Jneiro Jarel

Jneiro Jarel – Like A Brazilian Girl by CulturalCannibals For over a decade, Jneiro Jarel (aka Dr. Who Dat?) has provided listeners with an unbelievably eclectic mix of sounds ranging from hiphop, to electro, from Bossa Nova to bass music. … Continue reading

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