That settles it : I can’t take more snow! Let’s spin the globe and find a warmer destination…. Right, give me time to pack my suitcases, hop on a flight ! Today we’re headed for Brazil ! Who’s coming along ?
Firstly, a bit of samba with Brazilian pop singer Marisa Monte‘s warm and rich voice in her hit Universo Ao Meu Redor
Here is Kzma‘s entry, a song called O poste apaga quando eu passo. The lyrics are displayed for you to practise some Portuguese.
Alexandre sings Itapecerica da Serra at a ukulele gathering in São Paulo.
More Brazilian pop with Gabriel Guerra performing Olá.
Time for some fingerpicking with French Valéry Sauvage playing a traditional Brazilian children song called Samba lelê.
This website features the Portuguese lyrics to the song along with a translation in English and a YouTube video of the song performed by children.
For more videos of Brazilian artists using the ukulele, please check Marcelo‘s blog here.