We Remember Vinicius de Moraes

July 9, 1980 - Marcus Vinicius da Cruz e Mello Moraes simply known as Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian singer, poet and bossa nova composer passed away aged 66. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Canto De Ossanha (w/ Baden Powell) 2 . Soneto De Fidelidade 3 . Chega De Saudade (w/ E Toquinho) 4 . (w/ Tom Jobim, Toquinho E, Miucha) 5 . Garota De Ipanema (w/ Tom Jobim)

Joe Henderson records ‘The Kicker’ for Milestone (1967)

Joe Henderson's 'The Kicker' is an album recorded on August 10 & September 27, 1967 with Mike Lawrence, Grachan Moncur III, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter and Louis Hayes and released the same year by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Mamacita (Joe Henderson) - 03:24 . 2.The Kicker (Joe Henderson) - 04:09 . 3.Chelsea Bridge (Billy Strayhorn) - 04:40 . 4.If (Joe Henderson) - 05:37 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis)…

Verve publish ‘The Astrud Gilberto Album,’ her first album recorded with Antônio Carlos Jobim, João Gilberto et al (1965)

'The Astrud Gilberto Album' is her first solo album produced by Creed Taylor and released in May 1965 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Once I Loved (Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) - 02:14 . 2.Agua De Beber (Astrud Gilberto, Vinícius De Moraes) - 02:20 . 3.Meditation (Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 02:42 . 4.And Roses And Roses (Dorival Caymmi, João…

Antonio Carlos Jobim records his debut ‘American’ album : ‘The Composer of Desafinado Plays’ (1963)

Antonio Carlos Jobim's 'The Composer of Desafinado Plays' is his debut US album recorded May 9 and 10, 1963 and released the same year in 1963 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel / Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 02:42 . 2.Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinicius De Moraes / Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 03:36 . 3.Agua De Beber (Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel /…

Concord publish Sérgio Mendes’ ‘Timeless,’ a collaborative album produced by will.i.am (2006)

Sérgio Mendes' 'Timeless' is a collaborative album produced by will.i.am released on February 13, 2006 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben) - 04:22 . 2.That Heat (Will Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini) - 04:13 . 3.Berimbau/Consolacao (Vinícius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:22 . 4.The Frog (João Donato) - 03:50 . 5.Let Me (Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell) - 04:14 . 6.Bananeira…

Odeon publish João Gilberto’s debut album : ‘Chega De Saudade’ produced by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1959)

João Gilberto's 'Chega de Saudade' is his debut album produced by Antônio Carlos Jobim and released in 1959 by OdeonTrack Listing : 1.Chega De Saudade (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) - 02:01 . 2.Lôbo Bôbo (Carlos Lyra, Ronaldo Bôscoli) - 01:20 . 3.Brigas, Nunca Mais (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) - 02:05 . 4.Hô-Bá-Lá-Lá (João Gilberto) - 02:15 . 5.Saudade Fêz Um Samba…

This week In Male Balladeers 42/52

Paul Young, Vinícius de Moraes, Jason Mraz, Jonathan Richman, Dave Gahan, Elton John, Leon Russell, Harry Chapin, Billy Bragg, Joe Henry, Elvis Costello, Randy Newman, John Martyn, Elvis Presley They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 400 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Paul Young . Don't Dream It's Over Lifted from : On…

Jobim, Vinicius, Toquindo et al meet in Milan (1978)

October 18, 1978 - Brazilian artists - Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, Toquinho and Miúcha - perform together in Milan, Italy at an Italian TV program called "Studio 3"<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/jobim-735461.jpg' alt='Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Composer of Desafinado Plays' width='190' height='161'/><img…

‘Jobim, Hancock & Friends’ Tom Jobim’s last concert

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 performance. Jobim will pass away the next year.Track Listing…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s ninth album : ‘From This Moment On’ (2006)

Diana Krall's 'From This Moment On' is her ninth album released on September 19, 2006 by Verve.1 . Exactly Like You 2 . Exactly Like You (Rio) 3 . Come Dance With Me Track listing : 1.It Could Happen To You (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:29 . 2.Isn't This a Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) – 06:07 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 05:20 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s songs (1980)

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, 1981.1 . The Girl From Ipanema 2 . In Desafinado (TV Special, Sweden, 1963) 3 . One Note Samba 4 . Useless Landscape (Montreux, 1969) 5 . Useless Landscape (1971, Sao Paulo) Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de…

Sony Masterworks publish Gloria Estefan’s twenty-seventh album : ‘The Standards’ (2013)

Gloria Estefan's "The Standards" is her first English-language album since 2011 and her twenty-seventh overall, released on September 10, 2013 by Sony Masterworks1 . The Making Of The Standards 2 . How Long Has This Been Going On (Live, w/ Dave Koz) 3 . Medley: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar/Here We Are/Con Los Años Que Me Quedan/Conga (Live) 4 . The Making Of The Standards : First Look 5 . The Making Of…

Berimbau e Capoeira

Today September 7, as we celebrate Brazil's national day, we take a closer look at one facet of the Brazilian rich music : Berimbau E CapoeiraVideo Tracklist : Capoeira Girl . Mestre Liminha Jogo E Cigano & Gamelaira - Capoeira Music . Gregor Salto - Para Voce (w/ Curio Capoeira) . Paranahue - Zum Zum Zum . Capoeira Mata Um - Zum Zum Zum . Simon Fava & Gregor Salto - Magalenha (w/ Sergio…

Gary Burton finishes the recording of his solo album ‘Alone at Last’ (1971)

Gary Burton's 'Alone at Last ' is a solo album recorded on June 19 and September 7, 1971 and released in 1972 by Atlantic.1 . Chega De Saudade 2 . In Your Quiet Place (Suonata Ad Aosta) 3 . I'm Your Pal / Hullo Bolinas 4 . (w/ Larry Coryell, 1967, Berlin) 5 . Chega De Saudade (w/ Chick Corea, Burghausen, 2011) Track listing : . 1.Moonchild / In Your Quiet Place (Keith Jarrett) - 06:14. 2.Green…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Take Love Easy’ with Joe Pass (1973)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Take Love Easy' is a studio album recorded on August 28, 1973 with Joe Pass and released the same year by Pablo.1 . Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You (w/ Joe Pass 2 . Duets In Hannover (w/ Joe Pass, 1975 Track listing : . 1.Take Love Easy (Duke Ellington, John Latouche) – 04:36 . 2.O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:19 .…

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary McFarland Orchestra (1962)

Stan Getz' 'Big Band Bossa Nova' is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) - 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) - 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) (Gary Mcfarland) - 04:42 . 4.Entre Amigos (Sympathy Between Friends) (Gary…

Antônio Carlos Jobim records ‘Wave,’ his fourth album for A&M (1967)

Antônio Carlos Jobim's 'Wave' is his fourth (and his most successful album to date) album recorded on May 22-24 and June 15, 1967 and released in September 1967 By A&M.1 . Wave Track Listing : 1.Wave (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:56 . 2.The Red Blouse (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 05:09 . 3.Look To The Sky (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:20 . 4.Batidinha (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 03:17 . 5.Triste…

Heads Up publish Esperanza Spalding’s second album : ‘Esperanza’ (2008)

Esperanza Spalding's 'Esperanza' is her second studio album released on May 20, 2008 by Heads Up Track Listing : 1.Ponta De Areia (Milton Nascimento, Fernando Brant) - 05:39 . 2.I Know You Know (Esperanza Spalding) - 03:46 . 3.Fall In (Esperanza Spalding) - 03:57 . 4.I Adore You (Esperanza Spalding) - 07:27 . 5.Cuerpo Y Alma (Body & Soul) (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 08:01 . 6.She Got To You…

Happy Birthday Carlos Lyra. ‘Lyra Nova’

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.Digest Tracklist : E era Copacabana (2019) . w/ Nelson Faria - Você e Eu (2016) . Minha namorada (2013) . w/ Nilze Carvalho – Saudade fez um samba ( 2011) . Marciac (2011) . Maria Ninguém (2011) . Minha Namorada (2005) . Primavera (2004) . Coisa mais linda/…

Bebel Gilberto releases ‘Tanto Tempo,’ her third album (2000)

Bebel Gilberto's 'Tanto Tempo' is her third studio album, produced by Suba and released on April 25, 2000 by ZiriguiboomTrack Listing : 1.Samba Da Bênção (Vinicius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:47 . 2.August Day Song (Bebel Gilberto, Nina Miranda, Chris Franck) - 04:37 . 3.Tanto Tempo (Bebel Gilberto, Suba, Gilberto Gil) - 03:01 . 4.Sem Contenção (Bebel Gilberto, Gerry Arling, Richard Cameron) -…

Tony Bennett releases ‘If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set,’ an album arranged by Don Costa (1965)

Tony Bennett's 'If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set' is a studio album arranged by Don Costa and released on April 19, 1965 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Samba Do Avião (Song Of The Jet) (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) - 03:34 . 2.Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) - 04:00 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:23 . 4.If I Ruled The World…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s tenth album : ‘Quiet Nights’ co-produced with Tommy Lipuma (2009)

Diana Krall's 'Quiet Nights' is her tenth studio album co-produced with Tommy Lipuma and released on March 31, 2009 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Where Or When (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 04:10 . 2.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) - 04:05 . 3.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To His Face (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 04:48 . 4.The Boy From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim,…

‘Getz/Gilberto’ by Stan Getz & João Gilberto features also Tom Jobim and Astrud Gilberto (1963)

'Getz/Gilberto' by Stan Getz & João Gilberto is an album featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim and Astrud Gilberto, recorded on March 18–19, 1963 and released in March 1964 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel) - 05:24 . 2.Doralice (Dorival Caymmi, Antonio Almeida) - 02:46 . 3.P'Ra Machucar Meu Coração (Ary Barroso) - 05:05 .…

Blue Note publishes Eliane Elias seventh album : ‘Fantasia’ (1992)

Eliane Elias 'Fantasia' is her seventh studio album recorded in New-York City and released in March, 1992 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) - 06:30 . 2.Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 03:44 . 3.Milton Nascimento Medley: Ponta De Areia/Canção Do Sal (Salt Song) (Ronaldo Bastos, Fernando Brant, Milton Nascimento) - 07:49 .…

Elis Regina & Antonio Carlos Jobim start the recording of ‘Elis & Tom’ (1974)

'Elis & Tom' by Elis Regina and Antonio Carlos Jobim is a bossa nova album recorded from February 22 till March 9, 1974 in Los Angeles and released the same year by Philips.Track Listing : 1.Águas De Março (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 03:32 . 2.Pois É (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chico Buarque) - 01:43 . 3.Só Tinha De Ser Com Você (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio De Oliveira) - 03:48 . 4.Modinha…

Pat Metheny records ‘What’s It All About’ a solo album for Nonesuch (2011)

Pat Metheny's 'What's It All About' is a solo album of cover versions recorded in February 2011 and released on June 14, 2011 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.The Sound Of Silence (Paul Simon) - 06:33 . 2.Cherish (Terry Kirkman) - 05:28 . 3.Alfie (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 07:46 . 4.Pipeline (Bob Spickard, Brian Carman) - 03:28 . 5.Garota De Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes) -…

Ella Fitzgerald records with the Duke Ellington Orchestra : ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’

Ella Fitzgerald's 'The Stockholm Concert, 1966' is a live album recorded on February 7, 1966 with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1984 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Imagine My Frustration (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Gerald Wilson) - 05:13 . 2.Duke'S Place (Duke Ellington, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele) - 04:43 . 3.Satin Doll (Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn) - 03:08 .…

Frank Sinatra and Tom Jobim record together ‘Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim’ (1967)

'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1967 and released In March 1967 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel, Vinícius De Moraes) - 03:00 . 2.Dindi (Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio De Oliveria) - 03:25 . 3.Change Partners (Irving Berlin) - 02:40 . 4.Quiet Nights Of…

Singing (and Playing) with Tom Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim . who passed away today twenty seven years ago . has performed with . myriad of artists Brazilian or not, of all genres. We have selected twelve of them . They are João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny . Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi, Quinteto Vocal . Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto . Andy Williams . Chico Buarque, Vinícius De Moraes Here, they are reunited…

We remember Antônio Carlos Jobim. ‘Quiet Star’

This day (December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist.Tracklist : One Note Samba . Insensatez . Samba De Uma Nota Só (1986) . Garota de Ipanema . Corcovado . Wave . Chega de saudade . Agua De Beber . Tracklist : Wave . Insensatez . Triste . Desafinado . The Girl From…

Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery's 'Goin' Out of My Head' is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) - 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:46 . 3.Boss City (Wes Montgomery) - 03:46 . 4.Chim Chim Cher-Ee (Richard…

Between Night And Day

From 'Somewhere In The Night' to 'Summer Night Night And Day' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz Old and New' tunes around the theme of 'Night And …. Day'. It has Chick Corea, Jack Teagarden, Jane Monheit, Keely Smith and many more.

Jazzin’Around Shadow Of Your Smile

From 'The Shadow Of Your Smile' to 'The Shadow Of Your Smile' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue that you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'Johnny Mandel'. It has New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, Helen Merrill, Elsie Bianchi, Henry Mancini and many more.

Some Girls Are Not from Ipanema

From 'La Ragazza Di Ipanema' to 'Les Filles De Cadiz' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Others' tunes around the theme of 'World Wide Girls'. It has Larry Carlton, Pery Ribeiro, Eden Ahbez, Katia Guerreiro and many more.

Melancolia Latina

From 'Milonga Triste' to 'Canto Triste', we have mixed 19 'Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Tristeza'. It has Vinicius De Moraes, Cortijo, Astrud Gilberto, Gato Barbieri and many more.

Jobim Para Dois (ou Três)

From 'How Insensitive' to 'Corcovado', we have mixed 20 'Brazilian Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Duos doing Jobim's Classics'. It has Nana Caymmi & César Camargo, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Yamandu Costa & Ze Paulo Becker, Sergio Mendes & Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Happiness Is A Warm Fun

From 'Get Happy' to 'Oh Happy Day', we have mixed 21 'Jazz With Some Soul and Some Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Happiness'. It has Ray Conniff & Singers, Dave Brubeck, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri, Dizzy Gillespie and many more.

Stacey Kent – The Changing Lights

The Changing Lights is the 2013 album from the award-winning Jazz vocalist Stacey Kent, "a musical journey through Jazz, Bossa Nova and Chanson".Track listing : . 1.This Happy Madness (Estrada Branca)(Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes)- 05:37 . 2.The Summer We Crossed Europe In the Rain (Jim Tomlinson, Kazuo Ishiguro) - 05:30 . 3.One Note Samba (Samba de uma Nota So) (Antonio Carlos…

Stan Getz records ‘Sweet Rain’ with Chick Corea et al (1967)

Stan Getz' 'Sweet Rain' is an album recorded on March 21 & 30, 1967 with Chick Corea, Ron Carter and Grady Tate and released in July 1967.Track Listing : 1.Litha (Chick Corea) - 08:30 . 2.O Grande Amor (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius Demoraes) - 04:44 . 3.Sweet Rain (Mike Gibbs) - 07:12 . 4.Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) - 08:06 . 5.Windows (Chick Corea) - 08:57 Musicians : Stan Getz - Tenor…

Archie Shepp records ‘Fire Music,’ an album Impulse! (1965)

Archie Shepp's 'Fire Music' is a studio album recorded on February 16 and March 9, 1965 and released the same year 1965 by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.Hambone (Archie Shepp) - 12:29 . 2.Los Olvidados (Archie Shepp) - 08:54 . 3.Malcolm, Malcolm Semper Malcolm (Archie Shepp) - 04:48 . 4.Prelude To A Kiss (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) - 04:50 . 5.The Girl From Ipanema (Vinicius…