This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional […]
This day ( December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a […]
This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan […]
This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singer
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on […]
This day (July 26, 1995), in Van Nuys, California, died Laurindo Almeida, a Brazilian guitarist and composer.
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 […]
This day (June 10, 1931), in Juazeiro, Bahia, is born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira a.ka. Joao Gilberto, a […]
This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as […]
This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
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) […]
‘Getz/Gilberto’ by Stan Getz & João Gilberto is an album featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim and Astrud Gilberto, recorded on March […]
This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, […]
Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa – whose birthday is today, “Duetos Brasileiros” gathers 22 major Brazilian […]