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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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, […]
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.
This day (May 9, 1948), in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil, is born Tania Maria Correa Reis a.k.a.Tania Maria, a Brazilian […]
Released on February 18, 2014, “Nossa Onda é Essa (Our Kind of Bossa)” is the sixth album by Bossacucanova, a […]
The Changing Lights is the 2013 album from the award-winning Jazz vocalist Stacey Kent, “a musical journey through Jazz, Bossa […]