Sambolero’ by The João Donato Trio is a studio album (it earned the Latin Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album […]
Flora Purim’s ‘Butterfly Dreams’ is her second album recorded in December 1973 with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto […]
Nina Simone’s ‘Sings the Blues’ is an album recorded on December 19, 1966 and August 26, 1969.
Antonio Carlos Jobim’s ‘Antonio Brasileiro’ is his fifteenth album completed 11 months before his death and released days after on […]
This day ( December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a […]
This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan […]
Seu Jorge’s ‘The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions’ is an album (featuring a collection of David Bowie songs recorded in Portuguese […]
Caetano Veloso’s ‘Livro’ is an album released on November 10, 1998.
This day (October 26, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Milton Nascimento, a Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist. v […]
Antônio Carlos Jobim’s ‘Urubu’ is his tenth album recorded on October 16–23, 1975.
This day (October 11, 1936), in Irara, Bahia, Brazil, is born Tom Zé, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer
This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singer
This day (September 26, 2000), in Rio de Janeiro, died Baden Powell de Aquino, a Brazilian guitarist.
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on […]
Stan Getz’ “Big Band Bossa Nova” is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland […]
This day (August 16, 2008), in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, died Dorival Caymmi, a Brazilian singer, songwriter,
This day (August 7, 1942), in Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia, is born Caetano Veloso, a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist […]
This day (July 26, 1995), in Van Nuys, California, died Laurindo Almeida, a Brazilian guitarist and composer.
“Collaboration” by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida is an album recorded on July 21, 1964.
Edú Lobo & Chico Buarque ‘s “O Grande Circo Mistico” is a musical with music by Lobo and lyrics by […]