1010, 2012

Bleach Anime – Going Home (Bossa Nova Remix)

Today we feature an interesting bossa nova “remix” of a song entitled “Going Home” off the Original Soundtrack of the popular anime, “Bleach.”  […]

810, 2012

Gangnam Style (Bossa Nova Remix)

Gangnam Style is the lead single off Korean rapper’s Psy’s sixth studio album PSY’s Best 6th Part 1. Released on July 15th 2012, the song has been an international hit achieving remarkable commercial success. […]

710, 2012

Marcos Valle performs “Viva Bossa Nova” In Russia

In late September a concert entitled “Viva Bossa Nova”  took place in Russia  and was attended by several foreign ministers and ambassadors.  Bossa nova singer Marcos Valle was the main performer for the night and  days after the performance found time to participate in an interview with, “Gazeta Russa” for an interview. Among other things discussed in the brief interview, Valle reveals his belief on the factors behind his continued popularity: […]

710, 2012

2013 Vinicius de Moraes commemorative stamps

Vinicius de Moraes to be featured on postage stamps
National Philatelic Commission and the Ministry of Communications of Brazil have both agreed on some of the topics to be featured on commemorative postage stamps for 2013.  Alongside the staging of the Olympics and World Cup, the centennial year of the birth of bossa nova pioneer, artists and lyricist Vinicius de Moraes has also been chosen to be featured. […]

610, 2012

Album of the Week Review: Wave – Antonio Carlos Jobim

By 1967, Antonio Carlos Jobim had played a significant role as one of the leading pioneers of bossa nova. Having already worked on monumentous albums such as “Orfeu da Conceição” and “Getz/Gilbero,” the release of “Wave” further consolidated his position as a legend. […]

610, 2012

Song of the Week: Lamento – Wave

The only track on “Wave” to feature lyrics, “Lamento” written by the great Vinicius grips you with is smooth vocals and instrumentation. […]

510, 2012

Beatles – Love me Do

As the world celebrates 50 years since its release, here’s a bossa version of the first hit single from the boys from Liverpool “Love me Do” […]

410, 2012

Return to Innocence (Bossa Nova Remix)

In 1994 German musical group/project, “Enigma” released the track “Return to Innocence”.  It was an infectious blend of rock and world beat elements. Complete with eerie chants and deep abstract lyricism, the song garnered something of a cult following and was a commercial success that year.  […]

410, 2012

Bebel Gilberto to perform in Seattle

Bebel Gilberto continues her American tour with a two night stint in Seattle at “The Triple Door” which started yesterday and ends tonight. […]

310, 2012

Joao Bosco and Toquinho to perform in Curitiba

On October 19th, 9:00 pm at the Grand Auditorium Positive Theater, Cuitiba , bossa nova veteran Toquinho and MPB artist Joao Bosco will be performing a live set of 25 songs from their prolific repertoire.

Toquinho throughout his career has collaborated with a number of bossa nova artists, most notably Chico Buarque and Vinicius de Moraes, but his pairing with MPB star Joao Bosco, offers a new dynamic and can certainly be regarded as a departure from the norm. […]