Tag Archive: Fernanda Cunha

Jan 24 2017

Fernanda Cunha: Jobim 90

Sovereign Maestro On January 25, 2017, Antonio Carlos Jobim would have been 90 years old. Known among other musicians as the Maestro Soberano (Sovereign Maestro), Jobim wrote hundreds of Bossa Nova standards performed by singers all over the world. Anyone who’s ever heard any Brazilian music will likely have heard at least one Jobim song. It …

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Oct 02 2015

Fernanda Cunha: Olhos de Mar

MP-Brilliant! So often I read about Brazilian artists complaining about the lack of new Música Popular Brasileira (MPB, Brazilian Popular Music). Unfortunately the reality in Brazil is not the brightest when it comes to MPB. It seems radio stations continue a tragic love affair with what’s popular, relegating quality MPB to the back of their …

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Mar 18 2014

Fernanda Cunha: Show em São Paulo e depois no Rio

Em 2012, Fernanda Cunha lançou o lindo trabalho Coração do Brasil. Uma produção independente, o CD está sendo relançado novamente no mercado musical. Para quem vai estar no Brasil neste fim de semana — e principalmente em São Paulo — esta será uma grande oportunidade de não só poder comprar este CD como também poder assistir …

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Jun 07 2012

Fernanda Cunha: Coração do Brasil

Brazil from the Heart   Her voice is silky smooth, her phrasing always right with just the right inflection and emotion, and when she comes out with a new album, one immediately rushes to get it. It is immediate gratification when you begin listening to a new Fernanda Cunha release! She is one of Brazil’s …

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Sep 08 2010

Ray Piper: Sabor do Rio

Brazilian Flavors   A native of Melbourne, Australia (born in 1950), Ray Piper has long had a love affair with Brazilian music. His first album was Ray Piper and Fantazea and already featured a selection of original Brazilian tunes. With this second release, Sabor do Rio, Ray solidifies his passion and affinity to Brazil. Ray …

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