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"Multi-Art Experimentations of yesterday produced many Brazilian classics of today and those of today may, in turn, produce classics of tomorrow - the continuation of a Brazilian revitalization process" (Mike Ryan, 2007).

Australian musician, Mike Ryan is a dedicated 'Brazilianist' who has performed and researched amongst Brazilian immigrant musicians in Australia since 1974, and in Brazil on and off since 1985. Over the past 40 years Mike has built an international reputation as a "specialist about Brazil and Brazilians in Australia acting as researcher (PhD in Ethnomusicology, University of Sydney, Australia), artist and experimentalist. Mike Ryan continues his dedication to the promotion of Brazilian music, art and culture in Australia and Brazil from the most traditional and folkloric to the area that meets his principal interests: NEW BRAZILIAN EXPRESSIONS.

Mike Ryan - Some Originals Compositions