Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981.
Stan Getz’ “Big Band Bossa Nova” is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra.
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 and writer. v MORE FROM CAETANO VELOSO [/toggle]
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 Buarque, commissioned by Ballet Teatro Guaira and recorded in July, […]
Flora Purim’s “500 Miles High” is a live album recorded on July 6, 1974 at the Montreux Jazz Festival.
This day (June 26, 1942), in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, is born Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira a.k.a Gilberto Gil, a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his musical innovation […]
Eliane Elias’ “Bossa Nova Stories” is her nineteenth studio album released (in time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of bossa nova) on June 24, 2008.
Paul Desmond’s “From the Hot Afternoon” is an album recorded on June 24–25 & August 13–14, 1969.
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, a singer, guitarist, composer.
Antônio Carlos Jobim’s “Wave” is his fourth (and his most successful album to date) album recorded on May 22-24 and June 15, 1967.
This day (June 10, 1931), in Juazeiro, Bahia, is born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira a.ka. Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer and guitarist.
“Light My Fire” by Eliane Elias is her twentieth album released on May 31, 2011.
“The Astrud Gilberto Album” is her first solo album released in May 1965.
This day (May 12, 1966), in New York City, United States, is born Isabel Gilberto de Oliveira a.k.a Bebel Gilberto, an American-born Brazilian popular singer.
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.
“The Composer of Desafinado Plays” by Antonio Carlos Jobim is his debut US album recorded May 9 and 10, 1963.