The Beatles Nova

So many artists have covered Beatles tunes in so many ways that one might wonder why anyone would bother anymore. What possibly could there be left to say in this music? Undeterred, Chicago jazz musicians Paulinho Garcia and Grazyna Auguscik have taken on some of the most familiar works in the Beatles...

Masha Campagne – Like Water, LIke Air

With the long anticipated 2012 sophomore release Like Water, Like Air Campagne’s fresh and sincere voice is bound to reach new levels of recognition. Co-produced with her long-time musical partner Iago it indicates the arrival of a singular artist with unparalleled grace, vision and maturity. More...

Carol Saboya -The Music of Ivan Lins and Milton Nascimento

It has always been a musical environment. Carol Saboya, the composer Antônio Adolfo’s daughter, was raised surrounded by inspired chords, scribbled scores and songs being born: The art in its full creation process. She spent three years studying singing in the United States, taking part in Sérgio...

Diana Panton “To Brazil With Love”

“To Brazil With Love” from vocalist/composer Diana Panton is a perfect jewel of a CD. Each delightful track is an exquisitely manicured musical facet, set firmly in the Brazilian idiom and seamlessly sung in French and English by Panton. Her diaphanous vocal sound never insists and her high speed...

Maria Jameau & Blue Brazil

Gema (Challenge Records)  Maria Jameau & Blue Brazil is a soulful world music quintet based in Sonoma County, California. Comprised of longtime performing artists, Bob Afifi (flute), Nate Lopez (bass & guitar), Jacob Harris (percussion), Pablo Rodriguez (guitar and vocals), and Maria Jameau...

Wanda Sa & Roberto Menescal

Great work from one of the best bossa teams still going after all these years – Wanda Sa and Roberto Menescal – both of whom work here with a bit more groove than usual, definitely earning the “swing” in the title! There’s a very jazzy feel going on here – one that’s still got...

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