As the career of Gonzalo Rubalcaba has progressed, through the trials and tribulations of attempting to move freely from his native Cuba to the U.S. and back, there has never been any doubt as to [More]
Sambao is a studio album by American jazz pianist Kenny Barron, which was released in 1992 on Verve Records label. The album contains eight original instrumental compositions written by Barron. Track listing: 1. “Sambao” 6:16 [More]
This funky bit of samba by the king of bossa pianists was the second such album he recorded in the middle of the decade. Moving away from his earlier bossa nova and Latin jazz sound, [More]
Native Dancer is the fifteenth album by Wayne Shorter. It is a collaboration with Brazilian musician Milton Nascimento, featuring some of his most acclaimed compositions, including “Ponta de Areia” and “Miracle of The Fishes”. It [More]
Canyon Lady is a jazz album by Joe Henderson. It was recorded in 1973, but released only in 1975.[5] It is a peculiar album, one of Henderson’s most experimental efforts. Far from being a classic [More]
Jazz Samba Encore! is a bossa nova album by Stan Getz and Luiz Bonfá, released on the Verve label.[4] It is bossa nova in a slower groove. It contains a mix of Jobim standards as [More]
In the ’60s, Eumir Deodato and Marcos Valle were one of Brazil’s potent combinations — they enjoyed the type of strong rapport that Antonio Carlos Jobim had with João Gilberto and Flora Purim has with [More]
Big Band Bossa Nova is a 1962 album by saxophonist Stan Getz with the Gary McFarland Orchestra. The album was arranged and conducted by Gary McFarland and produced by Creed Taylor for Verve Records. This [More]
I Love Brazil! is a 1977 studio album by Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by prominent Brazilian musicians Milton Nascimento, Dori Caymmi and Antônio Carlos Jobim. This was Vaughan’s first album of bossa nova/MPB, it was followed by [More]
Though not as internationally well known as some of his peers, like Antonio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto, guitarist/vocalist/composer Carlos Lyra was also a major figure of the early bossa nova movement. This extremely value-priced, [More]