Posts Tagged: Brazil

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Raphael Wagner, also known as Hoffa, is a music lover and very dedicated Rhythm Foundation Member. When our shows go on sale, he never wastes a minute and almost always gets front row seats. The Brazilian native was such a huge Marisa Monte fan that he started the Marisa Monte… Read more »

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The day has finally arrived. Tonight is The Rhythm Foundation’s annual Season Launch Party to kick off the next year of bringing music to South Florida. Providing the entertainment tonight is DC based Brazilian band Alma Tropicália. The party coincides with the Perez Art Museum Miami’s opening of the new… Read more »

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On this Throwback Thursday let’s check in in with Brazilian singer and actor Seu Jorge – always called ‘world’s coolest man’ – and his project for this month’s super mania: The World Cup.  Although everyone loves the World Cup, not everyone loves the 2014 FIFA official anthem, “We Are One (Ole Ola)”.  Critics wanted a song with… Read more »

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Time after time, Rhythm Foundation Members continue to bring culture and vivacity to Miami. For this week’s MemberCentric Monday, the spotlight is on Adriana Sabino, co-founder and president of the Brazil-USA Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Brasil-USA / CCBU), a non-profit organization founded in 1997 whose mission is to disseminate Brazilian… Read more »

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On this Throwback Thursday we’re checking in with RF signature artists Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, along with other favorites from the archives Jane Birkin, Andres Levin and Lenine.  There are two exciting new projects we’d like to share with you. Inspired to protect the rainforests of their native Brazil… Read more »

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Checking with ‘our’ artists on a #tbt, Grammy-nominated BossaCucaNova have exciting news – they are now releasing a new album Our Kind Of Bossa (Six Degrees Records). BossaCucaNova was founded by Márcio Menescal (son of bossa nova pioneer Roberto Menescal), DJ Marcelinho DaLua and record producer/sound engineer Alex Moreira to breathe new life… Read more »

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Longtime RF friend John Simmons shares his favorite show: “Marisa Monte, her sold-out US debut tour in Miami at the Colony Theater in 1994. I had been to Brasil several times and became obsessed with her Luis Gonzaga song, Xote das Meninas. I bought tix in the second row, literally… Read more »

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We ask, What was your favorite Rhythm Foundation show?  Nat Chediak, Grammy-winning producer, author, Diccionario de Jazz Latino, remembers Caetano Veloso’s 1997 Florida debut, with the Fina Estampa Tour at the Fillmore (Jackie Gleason Theater) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuYKOx834Pw] “Hands down, Caetano Veloso’s Fina Estampa, the finest take on the Great Latin Songbook since… Read more »