#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 Recent Vinyl Finds

Even though, I promised myself that I would focus on jazz vinyl in 2017,  I couldn’t resist when I came upon an Jorge Ben greatest hits on vinyl for $15. 1. Alice Coltrane & Carlos Santana – Illuminations:  Released, September 1974 on Columbia and is considered Free Jazz with lengthy solos on guitar, saxophone and…

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…