Antonio Carlos Jobim, has been widely regarded as the force behind the creation of Bossa Nova. Having had deep roots in jazz music from an early age his contribution to Bossa Nova, has labelled him, in many circles as the George Gershwin of Brazil. His work is still very much respected around the world as his […]
Together for over 15 years, BossaCucaNova is a group that combines the Brazilian sounds of bossa nova and expertly combines them with electronica. The group was co-founded by Márcio Menesca the son of bossa pioneer Roberto Menescal,along with DJ Marcelinho DaLua and record producer/sound engineer Alex Moreira. Over over the years has consisted of a number of class musicians with the current selection together for a decade now. They’re work has consisted of 7 albums including a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album in 2002. […]
With partnership that spans over 30 years Leila Pinheiro and Roberto Menescal are stalwarts of Brazilian music. Over the weekend ( 10th and 11th of May) they came together again in Rio at the Furnas Cultural Space in Botafogo. […]
Bossa songstress Rosalia De Souza will be performing in Cavallino province of Lecce on the southern tip of Italy this Thursday(31) at 10:30 pm . Featuring accomplished musician Antonio De Luise they will treat the crowd to the smooth tones of jazz , bossa nova as well as other musical forms. The venue will be the “Womb”, admission being 10 Euros. For more information call 345 225 9964. […]
Bossa nova pioneer, Stan Getz, will be commemorated by members of the Chicago Jazz Orchestra this Thursday, January 17th. The show will begin at 6:30 in the The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie, Chicago. The price for entry is $30.00 for members of the museum and $40.00 for the general public. This is just one of a series of shows occurring during the orchestra’s 2012-2013 concert season. […]
Bossa Nova starlet Lisa Ono is to perform at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Guangzhou, China on December 27th. Known as the “Bossa Nova Queen” she is set to entertain her Chinese audience with not only Bossa but various forms of music in her repertoire. […]
The singer, guitarist and percussionist Michael Lüssi presents his tribute to one of the music of the most important composers of bossa nova, Tom Jobim, this Friday, December 7th in the company of one of the great saxophonists of Quebec, David Bellemare.
The duo will also honor the essential album “Getz / Gilberto” . It remains one of the most influential albums of the 20th century and represents the sublime meeting of the singer and guitarist João Gilberto, the jazz giant Stan Getz and Jobim himself. […]