Canto de Xango by Baden Powell

Canto de Xango by Baden Powell (1937-2000)

Baden Powell Baden Powell de Aquino usually known simply as Baden Powell, was one of the greatest Brazilian guitarists. He explored the instrument to its utmost limits, playing it in a distinctive, unique manner, incorporating virtuoso classical techniques together with popular harmony and swing.

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Inutil Paisagem by Antonio Carlos Jobim

Inutil Paisagem by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)

Tom Jobim Antonio Carlos, also known as Tom Jobim was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, and his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists within Brazil and internationally.

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Eterna Saudade by Dilermando Reis

Eterna Saudade by Dilermando Reis (1916-1977)

Dilermando Reis Dilermando Reis was a Brazilian musician, composer, acoustic guitarist and music teacher. He once had Juscelino Kubitschek, the former Brazilian president, as a student.

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Lament in Tremolo Form by Laurindo Almeida

Lament in Tremolo Form by Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995)

Laurindo Almeida Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist and composer who made many recordings of enduring impact in classical, jazz and Latin genres. He is widely credited, with fellow artist Bud Shank, for creating the fusion of Latin and jazz which came to be known as the “bossa nova.” Almeida was the first artist to receive Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances.

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The One Minute Divertimento by Laurindo Almeida

The One Minute Divertimento by Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995)

Laurindo Almeida Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist and composer who made many recordings of enduring impact in classical, jazz and Latin genres. He is widely credited, with fellow artist Bud Shank, for creating the fusion of Latin and jazz which came to be known as the “bossa nova.” Almeida was the first artist to receive Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances.

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English Air by Laurindo Almeida

English Air by Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995)

Laurindo Almeida Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist and composer who made many recordings of enduring impact in classical, jazz and Latin genres. He is widely credited, with fellow artist Bud Shank, for creating the fusion of Latin and jazz which came to be known as the “bossa nova.” Almeida was the first artist to receive Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances.

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Pavana for Pancho by Laurindo Almeida

Pavana for Pancho by Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995)

Laurindo Almeida Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist and composer who made many recordings of enduring impact in classical, jazz and Latin genres. He is widely credited, with fellow artist Bud Shank, for creating the fusion of Latin and jazz which came to be known as the “bossa nova.” Almeida was the first artist to receive Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances.

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Tu verras by Chico Buarque

Tu verras by Chico Buarque (1944-)

Chico Buarque Francisco Buarque de Hollanda popularly known as Chico Buarque is a singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil and Rio de Janeiro in particular.

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Essa Moca Ta Diferente by Chico Buarque

Essa Moca Ta Diferente by Chico Buarque (1944-)

Chico Buarque Francisco Buarque de Hollanda popularly known as Chico Buarque is a singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil and Rio de Janeiro in particular.

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Essa mo a ta diferente by Chico Buarque

Essa mo a ta diferente by Chico Buarque (1944-)

Chico Buarque Francisco Buarque de Hollanda popularly known as Chico Buarque is a singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil and Rio de Janeiro in particular.

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