Fagner Karú is a singer, composer, and guitar player who was born in Araraquara-SP-Brazil, and currently lives in the city of São Paulo. Fagner’s lyrics speak of love and reflections on life, stories of his country, and the current situation of his nation and the world. His musical work is inspired by MPB with influences of samba, bossa nova, jazz, soul and afro-reggae. He performs shows in the western region of São Paulo, in bars in the neighborhoods of Pinheiros, Vila Madalena, and Butantã, in addition to playing in the north coast of the state.
At the end of May, we chatted with our friend AJ Fountain from folk jam band A Brother’s Fountain who was embarking on a road trip across the Southwest USA with his bandmates in their 1979 RV, performing pop concerts along the way. Read “Music That Fills You Up | Part 1” here. The trip […]
20 minutes that changed the history of music: Remembering Live Aid 1985
Music, like history, on its own, is vast and full of surprising stories with unexpected turns and endings. It’s those unplanned and iconic moments that brought us some of the most important figures in music history. Inspired by a report from the BBC in October 1984, activist and composer Bob Geldof, along with his partner, […]