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Singing (and Playing) with Tom Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim – who passed away today twenty five years ago – has performed with a myriad of artists Brazilian or not, of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi, Quinteto Vocal , Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto […]

Jobim, Hancock & Friends

On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo ‘Tom’ Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists – Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna – to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio…

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. Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:56 . 2.The Girl from Ipanema (Vinícius de Moraes, Norman […]

Bob Brookmeyer – Big Band Man

This day (December 15, 2011), in New London, New Hampshire,, died Bob Brookmeyeran American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer.