60th GRAMMYs!!!

So honored to be among the nominees announced by @RecordingAcademy for the 60th #GRAMMYs with the album "Rosa dos Ventos" - Anat Cohen & Trio Brasileiro  (Best World Music Album)!

Tão honrado por estar entre os indicados pela @RecordingAcademy para…

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Ellen Oléria & Dudu Maia

Here's one take I did with amazing singer and composer Ellen Oléria for Programa Casa do Som, a tv show that I host and record at my studio over my apartment. Full episode coming out soon!

Aqui um take…
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Thanise Silva & Dudu 7 Cordas

My dear friends Thanise Silva (flute) And Dudu 7 Cordas (7-string guitar) came by for a visit in the other day and recorded this beautiful piece by Ernesto Nazareth. Full episode soon! Enjoy!

Meus queridos amigos Thanise Silva (flauta) e Dudu…

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Joana Duah at Casa do Som

Here's the complete episode of Programa Casa do Som with amazing singer Joana Duah.  Joana was born in Brasília and lived there until 1998. Thereafter she lived in NY , Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. She began her…
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Recording Session

I've just installed a new acoustic treatment here in my studio. Then, I invited a couple of friends for a "test drive" in the room, just to check how it'd sound from now on... I'm really happy with the results…
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Choro for Children

Here's a nice video of the outreach work that we do every year spreading the culture of Brazilian music to children across the United States.

Aqui um video bem bacana do trabalho que fazemos anualmente apresentando um pouco da nossa…
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Sofar Sounds

Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world. They spotlight emerging artists by introducing them to connectors and new fans through a unique and magical concert experience that is then shared and streamed to music-lovers around…
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Casa do Som

Casa do Som is a project that I run here at my very own place - my recording studio.Here I record state of art acoustic music performed by friends and musicians I've met throughout my music career. Although it's captured…
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Regional

On Friday July 19th, I'll be performing again with my Choro ensemble (Regional) in Brasília at APCEF's "Projeto Samba Autêntico". "Regional" is a name that is traditionally given to a Choro ensemble - cavaquinho, pandeiro, guitar and soloist (mandolin, clarinet…

Choro in Portland!

I was in Portland for the very first time in April 2011. Just before that, I was teaching at Centrum Choro Workshop in Washington State when mandolinist Zak Borden invited me and my soul brother Douglas Lora to perform a…
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Caraivana

My band Caraivana is getting together again to perform at APCEF in Brasília on June 28 and at Centro Cultural Casa Verde in São Paulo on July 6.
All group members live in different cities so it's a great and…