Bridging Samba’s Age Gap: Nogueira and Aragão

By Maíra Amorim, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - A bridge between two generations of samba will be crossed at Circo Voador this Friday. Diogo Nogueira, the young samba sensation, and Jorge Aragão, a veteran composer, are joining forces to stage their project “Paixão pelo Rio” (Passion for Rio).

Diogo, who was nominated for Breakthrough Artist at the 2008 Grammy Latino Awards, is releasing his second album “Tô Fazendo a Minha Parte” (I’m Doing my Part), which he will be presenting on Friday, August 7. He is the son of João Nogueira, one of the most . . .

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