To Celebrate Diana Krall, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday Diana – we have selected twelve ladies and twelve songs that Krall has covered afterwards. These ladies – “Diana Krall’s Godmothers” – are Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Shirley Bassey, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Ketty Lester, Doris Day, Anita O’Day, Astrud Gilberto, Dionne […]
October 28, 1983 – Brazilian legend Astrud Gilberto sings with American jazz guitarist Emily Remler at the Opera House in Cork, Ireland
‘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 […]
This day (March 30, 1940), in Bahia, Brazil, is born Astrud Gilberto, a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer.
‘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 . […]
Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck‘s composition ‘(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo’, we have mixed 18 ‘linked together by a clue that you have to guess‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dave Brubeck‘. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto featuring Zoot Sims, Dexter Gordon, Bessie Smith and many more.