Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Access The Brazilian Music Book

Where to Find the Book:

The Brazilian Music Book:
Brazil's Singers, Songwriters,
& Musicians Tell the Story of
Bossa Nova, MPB, and
Brazilian Jazz and Pop

by Chris McGowan

Journalist Chris McGowan has covered Brazilian music for Billboard magazine, The Huffington Post, and his own The Brazilian Sound blog, and co-authored the definitive reference book on the subject—The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova and the Popular Music of Brazil. Along the way, he has interviewed many of the most influential legends of Brazilian music.

Here are revealing conversations with important figures in Brazilian music such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Carlos Lyra, Milton Nascimento, Airto Moreira, Dori Caymmi, Laurindo Almeida, Antonio Adolfo, Djavan, Ivan Lins, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Cristina Braga, Jovino Santos Neto, Luciana Souza and Lenine. 

A Kindle edition (readable on iPad, Galaxy, Android, PCs and Macs with the free Kindle app) is available now; a paperback version will be available soon.

Kindle editions (in English) from Amazon:

Free Kindle reading apps (U.K.)

No Brasil:

The Brazilian Music Book
(disponível na amazon.com.br)

For .pdfs, academic use or more info:

Also by Chris McGowan:

by Chris McGowan and Ricardo Pessanha

Available in print and Kindle editions worldwide through Amazon.com