Tag Archives: Samba

Preview: Marcelo D2 @ Jazz Café (London, 25th October 2017)   

Preview: Marcelo D2 @ Jazz Café (London, 25th October 2017)  

A Brazilian institution, that’s how Marcelo D2 can legitimately be considered. The MC from Rio de Janeiro has spent the last 20 years of his career creating and developing his own unique blend bringing together the flavourful and mellow samba rhythms with realistic storytelling of Rio’s everyday life. His London...
Preview: Zeca Pagodinho @ Eventim Apollo (London, 29th November 2016)

Preview: Zeca Pagodinho @ Eventim Apollo (London, 29th November 2016)

If you’re a four-time Grammy winner, who performed during the Olympic opening ceremony, can boast a thirty-year-long career and considered as one of the brightest samba stars, you shouldn’t need any introduction. But, unfortunately, that’s not the case for Zeca Pagodinho, an artist so popular in his native Brazil as...
Preview: Elza Soares + Eska @ Barbican (London, 13th November 2016)

Preview: Elza Soares + Eska @ Barbican (London, 13th November 2016)

There’s nothing ordinary in Elza Soares’s life and career. Since the 1950s, she embodies the voice of Brazil, not simply because she’s one of the most popular Brazilian singers, but also because she has sung her country in every form and shape. She has sung Brazilian tradition and avant-garde, has...
Preview: Maria Gadú @ Barbican (London, 23rd October 2016)

Preview: Maria Gadú @ Barbican (London, 23rd October 2016)

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and one of the most beloved artists of the Música Popular Brasileira scene. That’s because Maria Gadú is also one of the most sensitive interpreters of that scene. On Sunday, at the Barbican, next to presenting her new album Guelã to the British audience, the artist from...