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The Swinger From Rio // Sergio Mendes feat. Art Farmer and Phil Woods (Atlantic SD 1434)

After unexpected travel, I am back at my computer.  And when I say unexpected, I mean exhausting, and when I’m exhausted, there’s nothing like bossa nova to aurally scratch my back and help me relax.   718 palabras más

Jazz Vinyl College Collector

1001 Albums: Beach Samba


Artist: Astrud Gilberto

Album: Beach Samba

Year: 1967

Length: 27:38

Genre: Bossa Nova

“You didn’t have to be so nice
I would have liked you anyway…

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1001 Albums

Learning Music is Hard Sometimes

“The swing of the song rests in how you play around the silence between the notes.”

I have been working on, “Once I Loved by Antonio Carlos Jobim,Vinicius De Moraes, Ray Gilbert.” Now just to let you know, I have a bit of a hang up about Brazilian songs. 510 palabras más


Reissue from Notes On A Journey: Candeias – Sambaianas

High quality limited edition re-issue with 180 gram vinyl and tip on sleeve. Released on Jazzanova’s off-shoot label Notes On A Journey. This is Candeias’s Brazilian-esque jazz fusion masterpiece, highly sought after. 40 palabras más


Lullaby of Birdland

Lullaby of Birdland is one of those timeless pieces that I find myself revisiting whenever I’m feeling a little nostalgic. Sarah Lois Vaughan lends her wonderfully low and sultry voice for this jazz standard. 28 palabras más


4. Sunrise, sunset

This was from a prompt as well, sunrise/sunset. Very original title as you can see. I wasted time trying to figure out bossa nova percussion, and in the end went with solo guitar. 280 palabras más

The Sun Lounge with Adam Dunning

Introducing my favorite new podcast ‘The Sun Lounge’ hosted by singer/songwriter Adam Dunning.

Produced between Australia and the UK, each week, the cool Bossa/Surf Jazz… 133 palabras más