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a little journey into bossa...

I took a little journey into The Land of Bossa Nova…in the most delightful way! I was invited to arrange the poignant and tender “My Romance”, by Richard Rogers + Lorenz Hart, for Chanterelle, Walford’s senior vocal ensemble, directed by the wonderful Trish Hart. 177 more words

Bossa Nova Gallery

Toquinho, Tom Jobim and Vinicius practicing

Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Ronaldo Bôscoli, Roberto Menescal e Carlos Lyra



Brazil is the largest country in America. Brazil a Portuguese-speaking country. Its capital is Brasilia and the largest city is Sao Paulo. Brazil has an interesting music culture that makes you want to dance wherever you are. 194 more words


Chega de Saudade: The Cradle of Bossa Nova

As I already stated in my first post, “Chega de Saudade”, music composed by Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes and recorded by João Gilberto, is considered one of the inaugural milestones of Bossa Nova. 212 more words



The Girl from Ipanema…

What a great tune.
Gilberto, Gilberto and Getz…
The three “G’s” from… well, wherever it is they’re from…
They could have made an appearance in this blog two days ago. 165 more words

An Appreciation

João Gilberto - Chega De Saudade (1959)


Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes’s samba ‘Chega de Saudade’ as sung by João Gilberto is considered the ground zero of bossa nova. 33 more words


João Gilberto - Águas de Março


最近、Stan Getz 「The King of Bossa Nova」というVERVE音源の邦盤コンピを入手したからだと思います。

Joao Gilbertoだとこれが好きです。


アシッドフォークというかNick DrakeのPink Moonをどこか連想してしまいます。