Sabonetes is a pop/rock band from Curitiba, Brazil. Listen to ” Quando Ela Tira o Vestido”.
O Teatro Mágico is a brazilian band formed in 2003. The project mix many types of art , such as literature, poetry, theatre, music and circus. Listen to ” Nosso Pequeno Castelo” , a great song!
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Banda Gentileza is a brazilian band from Curitiba, Brazil, formed in 2005. Listen to their great song ” Afinal de Contas”.
Roupa Nova (in english: New Cloths) is a brazilian pop band, who had several hits in the 1980s and 1990s. They formed in the 1970s under the name Os Famks and reached ten #1 singles so far. Here’s their probably most popular song “Linda Demais” in an acousti version. Really like it!!
Milton Nascimento, born in 1942, is a brazilian guitarist and singer-songwriter. He’s a popular MPB artist and released more than 40 albums so far! Listen to his nice song “Canção da América”:
Musicians from different cultures uniting together for the common purpose of peace through music is a powerful statement. For the past four years Playing For Change has traveled the world with a mobile recording studio and cameras in search of such inspiration. Throughout the journey we created a family of over 100 musicians from all walks of life. We connect these musicians together with “Songs Around The World.” The Playing For Change Band is the next chapter in our story. Now people everywhere can witness first hand the transformational power of music and love that comes from the Playing For Change Band.
The Playing For Change band lineup includes vocalist Clarence Bekker (Netherlands/Suriname), vocals/harmonica Grandpa Elliott (New Orleans), vocals/percussionist Mermans Mosengo (DRC Congo), guitarist Louis Mhlanga (Harare, Zimbabwe), slide guitarist Roberto Luti (Livorno, Italy), guitarist Jason Tamba (Kinshasa, the capital of DRC Congo), vocalist Titi Tsira (Gugulethu, African township in the Western Cape), guitarist Renard Poché (New Orleans, LA), bassistOskar Cartaya (New York City, NY), bassist Orbe Ortiz (Santiago de Cuba) and keyboardistTom Canning (Rochester, NY). (from their homepage ) Here is their song “Satchita “
Untertagen is a german indie pop group from Aschaffenburg, in the north of Bavaria. They got famous for their great cover of “Dreh den Swag auf”, by Money Boy:
Gusttavo Lima is a brazilian singer, born in 1989. Here’s a great mix of his song “Balada”:
Rita Lee is a great singer from Brazil. She was an activist during the 70′s and is an important name in brazilian rock. Listen to ” Amor e Sexo”.
Gilberto Gil is a MPB singer from Brazil. Listen to his great cover “Three Little Birds” mixing several brazilians styles.