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  • review February 16, 2017

    Tempo Dos Mestres

    Fabiano Do Nascimento’s latest record’s title translates to something like “Time of Masters,” and is charmingly ambiguous: Is the young Brazilian guitarist paying homage to the masters—covering João Pernambuco and Baden Powell—or is he claiming his place among them with … Read more »

  • review June 3, 2016

    A Mulher do Fim do Mundo (The Woman at the End of the World)

    The album opens with Elza Soares singing alone; you hear the rasp at bottom of her voice, you hear the spit at the corners of her mouth, her breathing, the strain in her vocal chords as she reaches for higher notes. … Read more »

  • review February 8, 2010


    Gente, the new album from Afro-Brazilian fusion collective SambaDá is an exhilarating, feel good collection of songs that will make you want to get up and dance.  With a strong framework of Afro-Brazilian bloco-afro polyrhythmic percussion, every song on the … Read more »

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