Global Notes: A Tribute To Nana Vasconcelos

Naná Vasconcelos en el CCK
Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina / Flickr
Naná Vasconcelos en el CCK
Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina / Flickr

Global Notes: A Tribute To Nana Vasconcelos

The music world lost a prolific recording artist earlier this month and chances are you’ve never heard of him.

Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos recorded with everyone from Milton Nascimento, Chaka Khan and Blondie to jazz trumpeter Don Cherry, Paul Simon and the Talking Heads not to mention his own albums.

This week on Global Notes, we recall his work.