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By who else? – The multi-instrumental recording vangaurd, Mr. Tommy Garrett. Seen here during a white hot session with THE MONKEES.
Regarding all “Fifty (whatevers)” records: if you find yourself wanting to further explore this unique, sometimes genius, sometimes queasy making lost sub-genre of instrumental lounge… 104 more words
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Yep, this is that record, the one that opens with “The Girl From Impanema” on side one. A terrific LP that in 1964 brought together Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto and perfectly fused bossa nova and jazz, forever setting a standard for that genre. 337 more words
Tun. Tun. Tun. Tun. Tun. *Queue Girl From Ipanema.*
Brazil—the land of soccer, samba, carnival, City of God, Zika virus, corruption, and impeachment. Wait, no—that’s not the point of this. 917 more words
After a six-year hiatus, the critically-acclaimed bossa nova cover band, Nouvelle Vague is returning this fall with an anniversary album and brand new material. The project of French producers Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux, ‘Nouvelle Vague’ refers simultaneously to the French New Wave cinema movement of the 1960s, to the new wave music movement of the ’70s and ’80s, and to bossa nova (Portuguese for ‘new wave’), naturally. 164 more words