Brasil Brazil

Brasil Brazil 2

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This is a fine set of Brazilian music that focuses on the vocals (usually as a duet) of Ana Gazzola and Sonia Santos. The music mixes together a couple standards ("Aguas de Marco" and "Samba de Verao," both of which will sound familiar) with originals and obscurities. Despite the presence of the fine pianist Tamir Hendleman, this is a set of Brazilian pop and dance music rather than jazz, and the backup band primarily just functions in support of the two singers, who sing exclusively in Portuguese. Their interpretations are enthusiastic and versatile enough to hold one's interest.

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