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What's Your Favorite Background Music?

Notice: this post comes with background music ☺️

I’ve recently discovered Jazz/Bossa Nova a.k.a.Cafe Music and boy, what a difference it makes! I put it on every morning and it continues to play well until early afternoon-ish. 183 more words


Uncle Bardie's Weekly Music Pick: The Girl from Ipanema

It’s Thursday again. You know what that means. Uncle Bardie’s Weekly Music Pick. Uncle Bardiie gives a double thumbs up to this week’s selection: Astrud Gilberto, João Gilberto and Stan Getz performing “The Girl From Ipanema” 59 more words

Weekly Music Pick

Jazzy Sunday

Hey guys! How’s your weekend been? I just thought I’d share some jazz soundtracks with ya’ll that I’ve been listening to this past week. It’s a perfect mix of soulful sounds and chill vibes. 69 more words


Àgua de Beber

A lovely friend sent me some bossa nova this morning. I thoroughly enjoyed it and thought I’d share. Also sorta fitting in honor of the Olympics being in Rio.

Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova literally means “new trend” and so it is. It is kind of Brazillian jazz that gained popularity in 1960s amongst younger listeners. It is a genre that I only recently discovered and have been listening to since. 411 more words


Bossa Nova with Baden Powell & Stephane Grappelli

Bossa Nova

Bossa nova was invented and popularized in the 1950s and 1960s.  It is a fusion of the samba and jazz.  Composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfa invented the form and helped to popularize it. 241 more words

Bossa Nova