Tag: Brazil

Voices of Brazil: Paula Morelenbaum

Back in 2010, when I began to take a serious interest in bossa nova music, I came across a CD I thought was a recording made by Antonio Carlos Jobim. When I got it home and had a listen, it turned out be Jobim’s music, but recorded after his death by a trio……


Voices of Brazil: Elis Regina

The first time you listen to Elis Regina, you are overwhelmed by the emotion with which she sings. You can hear her smile and feel her joy. Her intense energy is palpable. The power and attack of her technique spellbinds the listener. Elis interprets every song in her own unique way, with raw……