Eliane Elias’ ‘Bossa Nova Stories’ is her nineteenth studio album released (in time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of bossa […]
Paul Desmond’s ‘From the Hot Afternoon’ is an album recorded on June 24–25 & August 13–14, 1969 and released the […]
This day (June 22, 1936), in Arapiraca, Alagoas, Brazil, is born Hermeto Pascoal, a Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist.
This day (June 19, 1944 ), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Francisco Buarque de Hollanda a.k.a Chico Buarque, […]
Antônio Carlos Jobim’s “Wave” is his fourth (and his most successful album to date) album recorded on May 22-24 and […]
This day (June 10, 1931), in Juazeiro, Bahia, is born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira a.ka. Joao Gilberto, a […]
Eliane Elias ‘Light My Fire’ is her twentieth album released on May 31, 2011 by Concord Picante.
‘The Astrud Gilberto Album’ is her first solo album produced by Creed Taylor and released in May 1965 by Verve.
This day (May 12, 1966), in New York City, United States, is born Isabel Gilberto de Oliveira a.k.a Bebel Gilberto, […]
This day (May 11, 1939), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Carlos Eduardo Lyra Barbosa a.k.a. Carlos Lyra, a Brazilian singer and composer.
This day (May 9, 1948), in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil, is born Tania Maria Correa Reis a.k.a.Tania Maria, a Brazilian […]
Antonio Carlos Jobim’s ‘The Composer of Desafinado Plays’ is his debut US album recorded May 9 and 10, 1963 and […]
‘Jazz Samba’ by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd is a bossa nova (and the first on the American jazz scene) […]
Flora Purim’s ‘Encounter’ is her sixth album recorded between April 1976 and February 1977 and released in 1977 By Milestone.
Caetano Veloso’s ‘A Foreign Sound’ is his twenty ninth (his second in English) studio album, released on April 6, 2004 […]
Eliane Elias’ ‘Made in Brazil’ is her twenty-fourth album (her first recorded in Brazil since moving to the United States […]
This day (March 30, 1940), in Bahia, Brazil, is born Astrud Gilberto, a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer.
George Duke’s ‘A Brazilian Love Affair’ is his eighteenth album recorded in March and April, 1979 with Flora Purim, Milton […]
This day (March 22, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes a.k.a. Jorge Ben Jor […]
This day ( March 19, 1960), in São Paulo, Brazil, is born Eliane Elias, a Brazilian jazz pianist, arranger, vocalist […]