Passarim is a studio album by Antônio Carlos Jobim, released by Verve Records in 1987. “Passarim is Jobim’s major statement of the ’80s, emerging during a time when his concerns were turning increasingly toward the [More]
“An excellent Brazilian guitarist, Baden Powell has played with his share of American jazz greats (including Herbie Mann and the late Stan Getz). But there’s no jazz to be found on Seresta Brasiliera, which was [More]
Brasamba! is an album by saxophonist Bud Shank, pianist Clare Fischer and guitarist Joe Pass released on the Pacific Jazz label. Track listing: “Brasamba” (Bud Shank) – 3:53 “Ontem a Noite”(Clare Fischer) – 4:14 “Autumn [More]
Bossa Antigua is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond featuring performances recorded in 1964 which were released on the RCA Victor label. The album title is a kind of pun: Bossa Antigua [More]
“Cal Tjader’s Brazilian explorations continue and actually deepen with this release, as he joins forces with a host of progressive young Brazilian musicians, all overseen by producer Airto Moreira. By now, Tjader had figured out [More]
“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]