Meklit Hadero is based in the San Francisco Bay area, a two-hour drive north of Monterey. Rus Anson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Melody Gardot takes an understated approach to Brazilian music on her new album, The Absence. Fabrizio Ferri hide caption

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Music Reviews

Melody Gardot Aims For The Space Between Notes

Gardot captures the sensibility that guides, shapes and defines so much Brazilian music.

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