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  • blog October 3, 2016

    Dona Onete: A Queen of the Brazilian Amazon Rocks New York

    Seventy-four year old Brazilian diva Dona Onete made her U.S. debut on Sept. 27 at Elebash Recital Hall in New York, and it was a revelation. Onete (pronounced oh-NEH-chee) comes from Amazonia in northern Brazil. She spent her life researching … Read more »

  • blog August 4, 2014

    Pará 101: An Amazonian Music Guide

    Pará, a massive Brazilian state three times the size of California located in the eastern Amazon basin, has become Brazil’s latest musical hotspot. The region’s Caribbean-inflected music blends the styles and rhythms of places like Colombia and the Dominican Republic … Read more »

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