Hermeto Pascoal is within worldlined steps of artists around the planet, in reach of everybody everywhere per the same seemingly miraculous small-world principle which dictates that there are between most human beings on earth 6 or fewer degrees of separation.

 

The matrix we built in Bahia  a kind of ground zero mindful that when all artists can be steps away, the Brazilians (some — in common with many other artists in many other places — no less brilliant for their obscurity) can be too.

 

ma·trix /ˈmātriks - originally "source", from "mater", Latin for "mother". We're real mothers for ya!