John C. Duarte

John C. Duarte

Pushing ‘PLAY’ on the CD player transports the listener immediately to Copacabana Beach, conjuring up images of sipping a caipirinha in Brazilian paradise. It is really no accident that Anne Walsh invokes such visions of a tropical paradise. She’s had a sort of infatuation with the world of Latin rhythms "since I was a little girl going to a friend’s house and listening to the music," Walsh recalls. "The language itself is infectious," she says. "(The rest is) listening to the music and …