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March 26, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Brazilian singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso never ages | New recordings

CaetanoCaetano Veloso, ‘Abraçaço’ (Nonesuch)

The stunning final installment of  longtime Brazilian superstar Caetano Veloso’s trilogy with the trio of youngsters  known as Banda Ce, “Abraçaço” (big hug), kicks off with an irresistibly boingo-bouncing paean to  bossa nova and its creator Joao Gilberto (the “wizard of Juazeiro”: one of many oblique references, including one to Bob Dylan as “the Jewish bard of Minnesota”).


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