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REVIEW Marcos Valle – Sempre

By 21 June, 2019

Love him or leave him, there’s surely no denying that the sun-kissed beach boy from Rio has a felicitous way with a toon. Like Burt Bacharach and Paul McCartney, melody must be in his DNA. Purists might disapprove... Read Article

REVIEW Azymuth – Outubro

By 17 June, 2016

The release of Outubro back in 1980 signified the beginning of a highly productive period for jazz-funk trio Azymuth on the illustrious New York label Milestone Records. Swiftly following on from Light As A Feather, it features seven well-conceived original works in... Read Article

REVIEW Azymuth – Azimuth (Reissue)

By 25 February, 2015

Azymuth’s music has been part of my life for many years, but until recently I had been unforgivably unaware of it. My first experience of this incredible Brazilian jazz-funk trio was a remix of “Morning” by Stones Throw label... Read Article

Sabrina Malheiros – Dreaming

REVIEW Sabrina Malheiros – Dreaming

By 27 September, 2011

Since its birth in the mid-50s, bossa nova has been one of Brazil’s greatest gifts to modern music. Rhythm, harmony and melody blend with such fluidity and lightness of touch that the notes don’t so much bounce as... Read Article