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]
Bossa Nova Stories is the 19th studio album by Brazilian jazz singer and pianist Eliane Elias. The album is a tribute to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bossa nova music style. Allmusic awarded the [More]
A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness is an album by Astrud Gilberto and Walter Wanderley, recorded in September 1966. It was released by Verve Records at the height of the Bossa Nova craze in the [More]
Personnel: Filó Machado – guitar Sérgio Machado – drums João Paulo Barbosa – tenor saxophone Fábio Leandro – piano Carlinhos Noronha – bass