Tagged with bossa nova

The Spellbinding and Poetic Sound of Brazil’s Ceu

Hailing from São Paulo, Brazil, Céu (meaning “sky” or “heaven” in Portuguese) is a Brazilian singer-songwriter who had music in  her blood from the start. It was from her father, a composer and musicologist,  that she learned to appreciate Brazil’s classical music composers – Orlando Silva, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and  Ernesto Nazaré in particular.[1] Her songs reveal … Continue reading

Thievery Corporation Brings the World to the Stage

Eric Hilton and Rob Garza, better known as the core members of Thievery Corporation, make up the dynamic DJ duo from Washington, D.C.  Thievery’s unique blend of  trip-hop, Brazilian bossa nova, downtempo chill out vibes, funkadelic grooves, dub and reggae has undoubtedly appealed to an international  crowd.  With songs in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Farsi and … Continue reading