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  • blog April 28, 2016

    Music From the Mangroves: A Mangue Bit Primer

    In our program, “Crabs With Brains: The Mangue Revolution and New Sounds of Recife,” we explore the history of the mangue movement, which transformed Recife, the capital of Pernambuco in Brazil’s northeast, from one of the world’s most poverty-stricken cities … Read more »

  • blog February 6, 2015

    The International Bob Marley

    Today is the 70th anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth and, without a doubt, this will not be the only tribute to this fact that you will see. And that’s for a good reason–Marley looms as large in our popular culture … Read more »

  • blog October 25, 2013

    Five Early Gilberto Gil Classics

    Gilberto Gil is one of Brazil’s greatest living musicians– a singer, songwriter and guitarist, who over the course of a long, prolific career has melded many different genres, including the Brazilian genres of baião, samba and the American and British … Read more »

  • program October 24, 2013

    Gilberto Gil- Live in NYC

      Gilberto Gil is one of his country’s best loved and most prolific artists. In this intimate solo concert in New York City, Gil plays guitar and sings classics from his repertoire and from his favorite composers. Gil also narrates … Read more »

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