AUDIO ::: DISPATCH (…and some STATE RADIO)

After weeks of having promised Angela to post an Audio on the blog, here it is: While organizing my iTunes library last night, I got inspired when I found this band that I really like, but had somehow  have forgotten...

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Audio ::: The Dave Brubeck Quartet

This is a classic west coast jazz album from the late 50’s that I really like, and probably one of the top 20 jazz albums of all times. It has all the elements and freshness of a classical west coast...

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Audio ::: XTC

23 April 10

Audio ::: XTC

Being the younger brother in a family of four has been enriching in a lot of ways. One of the benefits was the early exposure to music. I got to discover this band through my older brother, Fernando, who was...

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Audio ::: Marisa Monte

29 January 10

Audio ::: Marisa Monte

I have always enjoyed Brazilian music. Since I was a child, I’ve listened to it through my father’s many albums. His collection included different composers such as Vinicius de Moraes, Joao Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Toquinho, Jorge Ben, and Wilson...

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Audio (First Edition) ::: Naked City

In 1992, during my first trip to New York City, I followed a friend’s recommendation and purchased the album, Naked City. I was also able to attend one of the band’s performances at Greenwich Village’s Knitting Factory, a spot that...

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Visit to Peru

14 September 09

Visit to Peru

After a long time of wishing to visit Peru, last week my dream came true. I went with a friend on a trip to northern Peru. We chose this area due to the abundant number of cultural places to visit...

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