This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: – A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba – Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . […]
Antonio Carlos Jobim – who passed away today twenty six 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 […]
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 […]
This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan Getz. and Brazilian music. Digest Tracklist : Corcovado . He loves, she loves & How long has this been going on . w/ Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel – Seven Come Eleven (1988) . Shiny Stockings […]
Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]
Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa – whose birthday is today, “Duetos Brasileiros” gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet. Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom […]
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 […]
Eliane Elias’ ‘Bossa Nova Stories’ is her nineteenth studio album released (in time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of bossa nova) on June 24, 2008 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Norman Gimbel) – 05:22 . 2.Chega De Suadade (Antônio Carlos Jobim) – 03:22 . 3.The More I See You (Mack […]
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 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 […]
‘Jazz Samba’ by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd is a bossa nova (and the first on the American jazz scene) album released on April 20, 1962 by Mgm/Verve. Track Listing : 1.Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) – 05:52 . 2.Samba Dees Days (Charlie Byrd) – 03:35 . 3.O Pato (Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira) – […]
‘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 . […]
This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..