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Brazilian MPB


Born in Ipanema, schooled in bossa nova and steeped in Capoeira’s heady blend of martial arts, dance and traditional song, João Selva draws from some rich cultural credentials in his music. Add in a willingness to mess with those genre boundaries plus a Bahia to the Caribbean rhythmic sensibility and you get a singer/songwriter on …

It feels like a new wave of Brazilian pop is about to break. This year we have seen Sessa’s lush neo-tropicalia impress widely with the release of his beguiling ‘Estrella’. Now comes news from renowned global dance pace-setters Wonderwheel Recordings of the spring album release by Felipe Puperi (a.k.a Tagua Tagua). Acclaimed in his home …

They say its always good to try something new and different, with that in mind I noticed that Brazilian Pop/MPB singer Duda Beat (Eduarda Bittencourt Simões) was playing a venue I had not yet ever photographed in! so I said I would kill two birds with one stone.I wasn’t sure what to expect crowd wise, …