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702, 2014

Luciana Souza performs for harvard

Definitely one of modern Jazz’s leading female songwriters and interpreters, Grammy award winner, Luciana Souza, continues to provide rich experiences for Jazz and Bossa Nova lovers. […]

502, 2014

Vinicius’ last Interview

Vinicius de Moraes, the celebrated Brazilian poet, gave his last interview with journalist Narceu de Almeida Filho in his home in Gávea , Rio de Janeiro in 1979. He had recently gotten married and after a period of travel had settled down to work on his writing again. The interview covered a variety of topics; from his work at the time of the interview, his reaction to criticism, religion, death, his partnerships and relationships, (both professionally and personal )Bossa Nova and Brazilian society. […]

2101, 2014

Interview with Marcos Soter

Marcos Soter is a guitarist whose work over the years has enchanted his listeners.Not only a performer and artist but a teach and producer Marcos has worked with some of the greats such as  Toninho Horta and  Lula Galvão.  His style blends the sounds of Brazil with more traditional elements of jazz . Specializing in a number of genres the talented Marco kindly agreed to answer some of our questions.


1301, 2014

Lost Samba: Book Review

In lost Samba one can find a collection of stories and anecdotes that gives us a unique peak into Brazilian life […]

901, 2014

Lisa Ono celebrates New Year in Beijing

The Queen of Bossa Nova Lisa Ono celebrated the coming of 2014 with a concert in Beijing ,China at the Worker’s Gymnasium. She treated the Chinese public with a mix of songs from around the world adding in her bossa flair to the delight of all those in attendance. While in China she conducted and interview with CCTV’s Culture Express which can be seen below. […]

501, 2014

Best of Bossa Nova in 2013

A Review of the Best of Bossa Nova in 2013

2013 was another important year for all fans of music but for fans of bossa nova, the Celebration of 100 years of Vinicius was a year long event. It was also an important year for bnovamusic that saw us change the look and structure of the websites. In this article I will recap the year in bossa nova and also the year for Bnovamusic, featuring some of our most interesting stories. […]

3012, 2013

Interview with Marcio Celli

Porto Alegre based artist Marcio Celli has had a distinguished career , producing a number of albums , his latest being Da Minha Janela. Marcio was kind enough to take some time and answer our questions . […]

2412, 2013

Merry Bossa Christmas

We here at bnovamusic would like to wish you and your loved ones a Bossa Christmas and a happy nova year. Our selection: Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 – The Christmas song. […]

112, 2013

Honey & I Bossa Nova Remix

Haim is a band that is made up of 3 sisters. They specialize in music that combines indie rock with pop while burrowing some elements from 90’s R&B. The band has enjoyed a remarkable year, performing at the Glastonbury festival before being signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Continuing their fine year they released their debut album entitled “Days are gone” which has enjoyed critical and commercial success. […]

1910, 2013

Vinicius de Moraes Mix

To celebrate the centenary of the great Vinicius de Moraes we asked our friend JaBig to do a special mix taking songs from across his career. Enjoy ! […]