Elis Regina

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Elis Regina was born on March 17, 1945-1982

The sound of her voice still echoes in our ears!

Elis Regina Carvalho Costa
popularly known as Elis Regina, was a Brazilian singer of popular and Jazz music.Before her untimely death at the age of thirty-six, she was widely regarded as ...

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Naná Vasconcelos

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Nana de VasconcelosNaná Vasconcelos (August 2, 1944 – March 9, 2016)

One of the most prestigious percussionist from Brazil has left us with a vast treasure of tremendous work with Brazilian Music.
Nana was a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, notable for his work with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato ...

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Sergio Mendes Feb 11

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Born on February 11th, 1941 in Niterói, Brazil

sergio mendesSérgio Santos Mendes, is a Grammy Award-winning Brazilian musician. He has released over thirty-five albums, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk.
Mendes is married to Gracinha Leporace who regularly performs vocals for her husband and can ...

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Clementina de Jesus

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A legend of Brazilian Music  – Born on February 7, 1901 – She would be 114 years old today!

Clementina de Jesus

In 2016 Brazil will be celebrating 100 years of samba, this great music style well known all over the world. In 1916, Pelo Telefone by Ernesto dos Santos and Mauro de Almeida was the first ...

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