“Amando Demais” from the album “Live at Birdland – New York City”. Valle was celebrating his 50th year on the scene and Kent was celebrating their collaboration, Ao Vivo Comemorando os 50 Anos de Marcos [More]
Elis & Tom is a bossa nova album, released in 1974, recorded by Brazilian singer Elis Regina and singer-songwriter Antônio Carlos Jobim. Recorded over a 16-day period at MGM Studios in Los Angeles, California, the [More]
Tudo Bem! is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and percussionist Paulinho da Costa that was released in 1978. “After countless solo guitar albums for Pablo, Joe Pass performed this welcome change of [More]
Moondreams is an album by Brazilian keyboardist Walter Wanderley featuring performances recorded in 1969 and released on the CTI label. “Wanderley’s second album during Creed Taylor’s A&M residency opens with a bang, a fantastic rendition [More]
“This popular set matches the brilliant harmonica player Toots Thielemans with such top Brazilian performers as Ivan Lins, Djavan, Oscar Castro-Neves, Dori Caymmi, Ricardo Silveira, João Bosco, Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Caetano Veloso, Luiz Bonfá, [More]
Bossa Nova is a 2004 Brazilian jazz album by jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli, who is typically known for his swing guitar skills. While not Brazilian, he has always enjoyed the music and therefore wanted to [More]
This recording is a true gem in Charlie Byrd‘s extensive discography. What makes it special is that there is a de-emphasis on bossa nova (there are still a few tunes), freeing up Byrd to explore [More]
Track listing: A1 Brazil (A. Barroso, S.K. Russell) 4:40 A2 Copacabana (H. Mann) 6:55 A3 Minha Saudade (J. Donato, J. Gilberto) 5:12 B1 B.N. Blues (H. Mann) 2:50 B2 One Note Samba (A.C. Jobin, J. Hendricks, N. Mendonça) 4:26 B3 Me Faz Recorar (W. Salter) 7:55 Personnel: [More]
Charlie Byrd at the Village Vanguard is a live album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. The album [More]