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NEAR TRUTHS: THE KYNCL-LOUSADA DANCE HAS BEGUN
This oughta be interesting... (9/30a)
GRAMMY CHEW:
RAP EDITION
Michael and Kyle find a feast of hip-hop to chew on. (9/30a)
CHART FINAL: VERANO INVADES FALL
Like a broken record... which it is, figuratively speaking. (9/30a)
HITS LIST: COUNTDOWN
TO ECSTASY
We enter the month that was once known as Rocktober. (9/30a)
HIS OWN ARCHITECT:
THE STEVE LACY BUZZ
It was a surprisingly easy "Habit" to break. (9/30a)
GRAMMY SEASON
New categories! New rules! New WTF!
THE BIG DEAL
It's the one you didn't see coming.
RAID AT MAR-A-LAGO
"Who took my passports?"
HITS' 36TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Allow us to apologize in advance.
Pub Crawling
THE PUBCO FROM IPANEMA
8/11/16

When the Olympics are in Rio, it's good to be the publisher with the Antônio Carlos Jobim catalog, including but definitely not limited to "The Girl From Ipanema," not to mention fellow Brazilian great Vinicius de Moraes. So the folks at UMPG are understandably dancing a celebratory bossa nova just now.

The works of these seminal composers transformed world pop and jazz when they hit the scene in the 60s, and their music is all over the Rio games, with special visibility at the opening and closing ceremonies. Indeed, none other than Gisele sashayed down the runway to the immortal "Girl From Ipanema." You'll also be hearing some of this Brazilian standards during gymnastics routines and other moments.

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