Brazil’s Best Music For 2021

Brazil’s Best Music For 2021

Air Date: 12-26-21 through 01-02-22

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What’s Happening This Week at Connect Brazil – December 26 – January 2, 2022

Many happy returns!

This week, let’s look back at the Best of Brazilian Music from the year that was. For What will Brazilian music fans remember best? 2021 will be remembered for the incredible number of quality recordings – and for the talented musicians who created them.

Click here for our 2021 Showcase – ten top songs and the stories behind them, Videos for each one, too!

2021 was a time of musical reflection and new beginnings for the musicians who gifted us with one of the best years for Brazilian music in recent memory.

I hope you’ll enjoy the show this week.    

Happy Listening,
Scott Adams

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Brazil’s Best Music For 2021

Broadcast Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme
Turquesa<>Felice Del Gaudio, Pietro Beltrani /Pastellp Project
Momento<> Luca Mundaca/Momento (single)
A Filha da Porta-Bandeira<>Fred Martins/Ultramarino
Welcome to the Lounge
Take Five<>Eliane Elias/Light My Fire (from 10 years ago, 2021)
Special Announcement

Set 2:
Boss-A-Nova<>Geneve 5/Subtly
As Vezes O Amor<>Zeca Baleiro/Canções D’ Além Mar
Introduce Next Set
Sem Contação<>Bebel Gilberto/Tanto Tempo Remixes (from 20 years ago, 2001)
A Night In Rio<>Fourplay/ Let’s Touch the Sky (CB Remix)
Lemonade<>Till Bronner with Bob James/On Vacation
Um Chorinho Diferente<>Kristen Mather de Andrade/Clarão Learn more…
Special Announcement

Set 3: This Week’s Spotlight Song
O Cantador<>Gregg Karukas/Serenata Learn more…
Quatro Ventos<>Ramiro Pinheiro/Sentidos
Maria Maria<>Vitor Kley/Single

Brazil’s Best Music For 2021

Broadcast Hour 2:

Set 1:
Samba Jiji<>Brasuka/A Vida Com Paixão
Welcome Back To Our Second Hour
Portas<>Marisa Monte/Portas Learn more…
Return To Brazil<>Bianca Rossini/Rio Paradise
The Girl From Ipanema<>Antonio Adolfo/Jobim Forever Learn more…
Special Announcement
Secret Entrance To Your Heart<>Breeze/Single Learn more…

Set 2:
Luz do Sol<>Kenney Polson/Colors of Brazil Learn more…
Voce<>Daniela Soledade/Voce Learn more…
Gratidao a Natureza<>Gabriel Martins/Mergulho (from 5 years ago, 2016)
Introduce Next Set
Motim<>Marina Lima/Motim
Gift of Heart (Christmas In Rio)<>Robert Hebert/Single
Carefree Days In Cabo Frio 2<>Roy Stephansen/Single
Special Announcement
Standing Outside In The Rain<>Groove Da Praia/Single

Set 3:
Um Amor Assim<>Cecy Santana/Um Amor Assim Learn more…
Fly To Sardinia<>Roberto Tola/Kon Tiki (CB Edit)
Closing Theme

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Next Week on The Sounds of Brazil: 

We’ll kick off January 2021 with the best of saxophonist Leo Gandelman. Whether it’s your radio, your computer at work, or your tablet or smartphone, thanks for tuning in! I really appreciate it, and please tell a friend or two about us.

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Brazil’s Best Music For 2021