AllMusic Review by AllMusic: Guitarist Lee Ritenour has long been associated with Brazilian styles (especially after playing with Sergio Mendes’s Brasil ’77 in the ’70s), and 2005’s WORLD OF BRAZIL continues that association to excellent [More]
Frank Sinatra recorded this Bossa Nova album with the master, Carlos Jobim. Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim sees Sinatra performing originals by Jobim, plus three American standards. In celebration of this classic album’s [More]
Cannonball’s Bossa Nova is a 1962 album by jazz musician Julian “Cannonball” Adderley. First released on Riverside in 1963, the album was reissued on Capitol Records several times with different covers and titles. AllMusic Review [More]
Track listing: CD1: 1. Astrud Gilberto & Antonio Carlos Jobim – Agua De Beber 00:00 2. Stan Getz & Joao Gilerto & Astrud Gilberto & Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Girl From Ipanema 02:18 3. [More]
Saudade is an album by Brazilian composer Moacir Santos recorded in 1974 and released on the Blue Note label. Track listing: “Early Morning Love” (Santos, Yanna Cotti) – 3:25 “A Saudade Matta a Gente” (Antonio [More]
Track listing: 1 Maria Moita 3:25 2 Só Tinha De Ser Com Você 3:08 3 Batida Diferente 3:43 4 So Danço Samba 3:07 5 Pau Brasil 3:09 6 Garota De Ipanema 2:48 7 Inútil Paisagem [More]
Shearing Bossa Nova is a album by George Shearing accompanied by and arranged by Clare Fischer. AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: Pianist George Shearing’s long association with Capitol Records (1955-1969) saw the release of several [More]
Luiz Mainzi da Cunha Eça (April 3, 1936 – May 24, 1992) was a Brazilian jazz samba and bossa nova pianist from Rio de Janeiro, probably best known for his 1960s work with the bossa [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: The arrangements by Tommy Newsom for strings, brass, and woodwinds may be a bit sweet and the 13 performances are often under three minutes, but the resulting music is strangely [More]
Rain Forest is a 1966 album by Walter Wanderley. AllMusic Review by Judith Schlesinger: The notes for this CD ask, “What issue is more topical than the Brazilian rain forest? So what reissue would be [More]