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By Tony Maiella, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is hard to meet a Carioca who hasn’t heard of Chico Buarque. For those who haven’t had the pleasure of knowing his work, Chico (as he is known) is one of the most prolific Carioca singers, lyricists, and composers of his time. Since his first release in 1966, the deep, silky tone of his voice has offered a colorful yet introspective brand of poetry to Musica Popular Brasileira (MPB), and this living legend has a new release due out July 20th.

Part of Chico's draw has been . . .

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