Reflections on Bossa Brilliance

Antonio Adolfo pays loving homage to the music of Carlos Lyra and Roberto Menescal. By Bob Weinberg Carlos Lyra wouldn’t have wanted a maudlin, tear-filled memorial, says pianist Antonio Adolfo, who attended a joyful celebration of the maestro’s life and music in late December. And he would know: They had been friends for 60 years.

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