Banda Black Rio

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

REVIEW Banda Black Rio – Super Nova Samba Funk

By 21 June, 2011

This isn't the first time Sounds and Colours have written about Banda Black Rio, and after listening to their new album, I am sure this won't be the last. Banda Black Rio first experienced success in the 70s but had to stop in the early 80s due to its leader’s, Oberdan Magalhaes, tragic death. However, the importance of Banda Black Rio was never forgotten and Oberdan’s son, musician William Magalhaes put the pieces together, formed a new group and continued the band's legacy.

Happy Jazz Radio’s Brazilian Mix

MIXTAPE Happy Jazz Radio’s Brazilian Mix

By 23 July, 2010

In our constant search for new sounds and artists we always like to feature a few mixtapes on the site, provided by as wide assortment of musicians, DJs, enthusiasts and general interesting folk as we can find. Today’s... Read Article