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]
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]
For more than half a century, bossa nova’s appeal has been international. The bossa nova explosion of the late ’50s and early ’60s had both Brazilian participation (Antonio Carlos Jobim, João & Astrud Gilberto, Luiz [More]