Top Ten Catalog Singles & Albums (October 13, 2017 J)

    1. (2nd Week) Miles Davis – Bitches Brew: Recorded, August 19 -21, 1969 and released, March 30, 1970 on Columbia. It’s common knowledge that Miles Davis has experimented musically for decades, however, Bitches Brew will remain Davis’s most experimental work of his career.  Bitches Brew is a studio double album that continued his experimentation with…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Big Time Orchestra

Name: Big Time Orchestra (www.BigTimeOrchestra.com.br) Members: Big Time Orchestra Genre: Big Band (Swing, Pop, Rock & Soul)   Artist Biography The Big Time Orchestra is band from Curitiba who enjoyed early success being on the program Superstar on Globo; where Big Time Orchestra stayed  in the Top 9 for five amazing performances. The Big Time…

Top Ten Catalog Album (September 8, 2017 J)

    1. Cannonball Adderley/Miles Davis – Somethin’ Else: Recorded, March 9, 1958 and released, August 1958 on Blue Note. The album was recorded during Adderley’s membership in the Miles Davis Sextet of 1958, and is one of the few post-1955 appearances of Miles Davis as a sideman. The Penguin Guide to Jazz selected this album…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Lino Krizz

Name: Lino Krizz (LinoKrizz.com.br) Members: Lino Krizz (vocalist, composer, producer) Genre: Brazilian R&B, Hip-Hop & Samba Rating: ♦♦♦♦ (4 of 5)   Artist Biography Lino Krizz is a singer, songwriter, producer and actor who has composed more than 300 songs. One of Lino’s main characteristics is his vocal versatility to sing almost any style from hip-hop to beautiful…

My Top 10 Brazilian Artists From The 60’s & 70’s (Part 1)

I have been actively learning Brazilian music for roughly 10 years now: samba, bossa nova, MBP, and  country music.  I chose to start my study of Brazilian music from the beginning of Brazil’s music industry: which during this period was starting to reach a global audience with the legendary work of Joao Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Even though, I realized…