Tag Archives: Astrud Gilberto

Rock & Rio Video Roundup for the 2016 Summer Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics kick off this Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More than 200 nations will compete 28 different categories: synchronized swimming, table tennis, canoe slalom, and many others (that seem less fun to me). Rio de Janeiro beat out Madrid, Chicago, and Tokyo to host, and in honor of that beautiful country,Read more…

Posted in KEXP, Video Roundup | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

KEXP Documentaries: “Sirens of Jazz” – Astrud Gilberto

Each week the KEXP Documentary Team brings you a musical subject in the time it takes to play just one song! Our current series is “Sirens of Jazz”, with portraits of greats like Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Cassandra Wilson.  Today’s artist is a lesser-known vocalist. Astrud Gilberto was the wife of Brazilian bossa novaRead more…

Posted in KEXP, KEXP Documentaries | Tagged | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories