The Music of Brazil

Cartão Postal de Salvador

A brief note on Bahían popular music, looking at a personal selection of 4 singers and groups: Edson Gomes - Olodum - Carlinhos Brown - Gilberto Gil

Useful links
The Brazilian Sound information about Brazilian music. photos, articles, interviews, top-twenty lists, recommended web sites and much more; includes links by artist and links by subject
CARAVAN MUSIC on-line Latin music retailers; include Brazilian music links , Terra Brasilis - latest and upcoming releases, and Guide to Latin Music
Real Brazil Northeastern Music (University of Texas)
Meu Brasil Brasileiro from THE ROUGH GUIDE to World Music 
Raça personal site - "this site was born with the idea to present the Black music (reggae, afro/axé, funk) & Culture of South America."
Ronaldo’s Home Page lots of music links
Brazzil on-line music magazine
Música NordesteWeb links to vast range of sites
RootsWorld: Brazil a small list of recommended recordings
Radio Musical do Sao Paulo live (Real Audio)

Cartão Postal de Salvador: Edson Gomes - Olodum - Carlinhos Brown - Gilberto Gil
Salvador - Brasil


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Updated: 17 April, 2006
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