This day (May 9, 1948), in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil, is born Tania Maria Correa Reis a.k.a.Tania Maria, a Brazilian singer and piano player.
“Jazz Samba” by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd is a bossa nova (and the first on the American jazz scene) album released on April 20, 1962.
“Encounter” by Flora Purim is her sixth album recorded between Apri 1976 and February 1977.
“A Foreign Sound” by Caetano Veloso is his twenty ninth (his second in English) studio album, released on April 6, 2004.
Released on March 31, 2015, “Made in Brazil” is the twenty-fourth album by Eliane Elias, her first recorded in Brazil since moving to the United States in 1981.
This day (March 30, 1940), in Bahia, Brazil, is born Astrud Gilberto, a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer.
Recorded in March and April, 1979, “A Brazilian Love Affair” is the eighteenth album by George Duke with Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento and Airto Moreira.
This day (March 22, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes a.k.a. Jorge Ben Jor , a Brazilian popular musician.
Recorded on March 18–19, 1963, “Getz/Gilberto” is an album by Stan Getz and João Gilberto, featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim and Astrud Gilberto.
Released in March, 1992, “Fantasia” is the seventh studio album by Eliane Elias.
This day ( March 19, 1960), in São Paulo, Brazil, is born Eliane Elias, a Brazilian jazz pianist, arranger, vocalist and songwriter. v MORE FROM ELIANE ELIAS [/toggle]
Recorded on March 16-22, 1970, “Stone Flower” is the fifth album by Antonio Carlos Jobim.
This day (March 9, 2016), in Recife, Brazil, died Naná Vasconcelos, a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, […]
This day (March 6, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Flora Purim a Brazilian jazz singer.
Released on February 18, 2014, “Nossa Onda é Essa (Our Kind of Bossa)” is the sixth album by Bossacucanova, a Brazilian musical group. that combines traditional bossa nova with electronica.
The Changing Lights is the 2013 album from the award-winning Jazz vocalist Stacey Kent, “a musical journey through Jazz, Bossa Nova and Chanson”.