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]
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]
Various ‎– Sol De Bossa Label: Rambling Records Country: Japan Released: 2012 Tracklist: 1. Garota de Ipanema – Lys Gainza 2. A Felicidad – Aïdita Martinez 3. Samba de Verão – Luisa Pereira 4. Wave – [More]
Bossa Nova: New Brazilian Jazz is an album by Argentine composer, pianist and conductor Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1962 and released on the Audio Fidelity label.[3][4] The album was released during the height of the [More]
“Cozy And Bossa” (C.Cole, N.Nath). “Cozy Cole ‎– Cozy And Bossa / Big Boss” (1963). William Randolph (Cozy) Cole was born in 1909 in East Orange, New Jersey. His first music job was with Wilbur [More]
“That’s the South American…stuff!” So begins Perry Como’s introduction to the bossa nova performance that would follow. While “stuff” obviously wasn’t the word he was searching for, he can be forgiven for his inability to [More]