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BBR #104, Featuring Uakti Live Today, 6-8 in Studio 1A!

Published on September 7, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet It took 104 shows, but the  Bem Brasil Radio Uakti special is finally here! On this show, we will catch a live performance given by the group at the Brazilian Embassy in Rome, Italy. Originally from the state of Minas Gerais, Uakti, named after a native Brazilian deity, produces their music using instruments manufactured by […]

It’s Old-School Samba Time! BBR #103, Featuring Nelson Gonçalves Airs This Sunday!

Published on August 31, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet It’s Samba Time on BBR! Kicking things off, we’ll go back to the 1950’s and dedicate the first hour to one of the most popular sngers of his generation: The Great Nelson Gonçalves! Considered one of the great crooners, he appeared at many prestigious venues all over the world, including the Radio City Music Hall […]

We’re Back! BBR #102, Featuring Joyce Moreno Airs This Sunday!

Published on August 24, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet It’s been three weeks (and one earthquake) later and your beloved host is rattled, but not shaken! Today, we’ll air a brand new show, featuring no other than the great singer/songwriter Joyce Moreno! A prolific composer and arranger, her songs have been covered by many great artitsts, including Milton Nascimento and Elis Regina!  In the […]

Big Band Virtuosity: BBR #101, Featuring Orquestra Tabajara Airs Today!

Published on July 27, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet Here it is, our 101st BBR! We got a new logo (check below!) and a new job at the station, but BBR’s winning formula will never change: All the great music we can pack into two hours! For this show, we will dedicate our first hour to a real Brazilian institution: The Orquestra Tabajara! […]

BBR #100!!!! Three Albums in Two Hours!

Published on July 20, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet Here it is, finally, our 100th BBR! To celebrate, your host will share with you three – count ‘em – THREE of his favorite albums of all time, two of which are extremely rare, straight from Will’s record collection! We’ll start with the best known of the three, the seminal Tropicália: ou Panis et Circencis, […]

BBR #99 Featuring Sivuca Airs Today 6-8 PM/1A!

Published on July 13, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet For our 99th Bem Brasil Radio Show, we’ll treat ourselves to the many musical talents of the great Sivuca ! A great Brazilian Multi-Instrumentalist, Conductor, Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, and Singer. His compositions span various styles, including choro, frevo, forró, baião, classical, blues, jazz, and others. His successful international career included performances with Baden Powell, Toots […]

BBR #97, Featuring O Banquete dos Mendigos Airs This Sunday!

Published on June 29, 2014 By Bem Brasil

Tweet December 10, 1973: To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Brazilian composer, singer, and actor Jards Macalé organized a concert at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, inviting many major Brazilian artists to perform, including Chico Buarque, Gal Costa, Raul Seixas, Milton Nascimento, and Edu Lobo, among others. In between songs, Macalé read the […]