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  • As World Cup fever rises, official Pitbull anthem 'We Are One' falls

    As World Cup fever rises, official Pitbull anthem 'We Are One' falls
    If you're like billions of people, you know that Thursday marks the beginning of the World Cup. The largest sporting event on Earth, the month-long series of soccer matches throughout Brazil has the world buzzing. 
  • Luisa Maita's bossa nova is soft in a noisy world

    Luisa Maita's bossa nova is soft in a noisy world
    Brazilian singer Luisa Maita's soft delivery could be a reaction to the intense volume of her hometown, the sprawling metropolis of Sao Paulo. She has more than one feeling about this city and that subtle complexity comes across through her music....

    Grandson of 'Ipanema'

    Grandson of 'Ipanema'
    Daniel Jobim grew up listening to his grandfather compose bossa nova songs on the piano. His grandfather was Antonio "Tom" Carlos Jobim, the Brazilian bossa nova musician who wrote "The Girl From Ipanema" more than 50 years ago. When Daniel Jobim...

    Oscar Castro-Neves dies at 73; bossa nova guitarist and orchestrator

    Oscar Castro-Neves, a Brazil-born guitarist who helped to create the cool, sensuous rhythms of bossa nova and orchestrated music for movies including "L.A. Story" and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," has died. He was 73. Castro-Neves had cancer and died...

    Byrd's legacy of jazz continues to soar in Annapolis

    The beat goes on in 2014, at least when it comes to jazz in Annapolis provided by a program nurtured by Joe Byrd and, before that, by his brother, Charlie Byrd. A tradition set by those two will again draw major talent to Annapolis this year for a...