Jake is an American musician with a love for all kinds of Brazilian music. He and his Forró band z'Bumba, create awesome authentic-sounding Brazilian music in Portland, Oregon.
- Batucada: the sound of the favelas and Bahia Black's Ritual Beating System were the two CDs that introduced Jake to Brazilian music.
- See a full two-hour rendition of Cavalo Marinho on YouTube.
- Read about the Rabeca Fiddle on Wikipedia.
- Listen to a previous interview with the hosts of the Caipirinha Appreciation Society podcast.
- Read about Forró on Wikipedia.
- Read about the Zabumba drum on Wikipedia.
- Watch a complete Baile do Menino Jesus, or check out an overview of the highlights.
- Jake recommended the book Hello, Hello Brazil.
- The two songs played during the podcast are Mousers of Moreland and Magalenha, which can be purchased digitally at cdbaby or on CD.