Thirteen Years in a Brazilian Record Shop

It was May, 2005 when we opened Cana Brava Records in Pelourinho, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. Dedicated to authentic Brazilian music: samba chula, samba de roda, samba in general, choro, the music of candomblé (including afoxé) and capoeira…

Bassist/Composer Luciano Calazans
Bule Bule
Dr. Ken Dossar and Bule Bule
Firmino de Itapoan
Pataxó kids from the south of Bahia
Raízes de Acupe
Giló do Pandeiro
Davizinho de Mutá, sambador for Barlavento
Walmir Lima, composer of anthem Ilha de Maré (among much else), made famous by Alcione
Paulinho do Reco, composer of Negrume da Noite, first recorded by Ilê Aiyê
Xangai and Paulinho

In case you feel like dropping by