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 and released the […]
Edú Lobo & Chico Buarque’s ‘O Grande Circo Mistico’ is a musical with music by Lobo and lyrics by Buarque, […]
Flora Purim’s ‘500 Miles High’ is a live album recorded on July 6, 1974 at the Montreux Jazz Festival and […]
This day (June 26, 1942), in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, is born Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira a.k.a Gilberto Gil, a Brazilian […]
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) […]