samba

Engano by Luiz Bonfa and Tom Jobim

Engano by Luis Bonfa and 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.

Passeio no Rio by Luiz Bonfa

Passeio no Rio by Luis Bonfa (1922-2001) Luiz Floriano Bonfá was a Brazilian guitarist and composer best known for the compositions he penned for the film Black Orpheus. As a composer and performer, Bonfá was at heart an exponent of the bold, lyrical, lushly orchestrated, and emotionally charged samba-canção style that predated the arrival of …

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In The Mood by Joe Garland

In The Mood by Joe Garland (1903-1977) Joseph Copeland “Joe” Garland was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger, best known for writing “In the Mood”. Garland studied music at Shaw University and the Aeolian Conservatory. He started by playing classical music but joined a jazz band, Graham Jackson’s Seminole Syncopators, in 1924, where he …

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Un Abraco No Bonfa by Joao Gilberto

Un Abraco No Bonfa by Joao Gilberto (1931-) Joao Gilberto is a Brazilian singer and guitarist. His seminal recordings, including many songs by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes, established the new musical genre of Bossa nova in the late 1950s.

Ilha de Coral by Luis Bonfa

Ilha de Coral by Luis Bonfa (1922-2001) Luiz Floriano Bonfá was a Brazilian guitarist and composer best known for the compositions he penned for the film Black Orpheus. As a composer and performer, Bonfá was at heart an exponent of the bold, lyrical, lushly orchestrated, and emotionally charged samba-canção style that predated the arrival of …

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Samba de Duas Notas by Luiz Bonfa

Samba de Duas Notas by Luis Bonfa (1922-2001) Luiz Floriano Bonfá was a Brazilian guitarist and composer best known for the compositions he penned for the film Black Orpheus. As a composer and performer, Bonfá was at heart an exponent of the bold, lyrical, lushly orchestrated, and emotionally charged samba-canção style that predated the arrival …

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Samba Negro by Luiz Bonfa

Samba Negro by Luis Bonfa (1922-2001) Luiz Floriano Bonfá was a Brazilian guitarist and composer best known for the compositions he penned for the film Black Orpheus. As a composer and performer, Bonfá was at heart an exponent of the bold, lyrical, lushly orchestrated, and emotionally charged samba-canção style that predated the arrival of João …

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Samba Lamento by Luiz Bonfa

Samba Lamento by Luis Bonfa (1922-2001) Luiz Floriano Bonfá was a Brazilian guitarist and composer best known for the compositions he penned for the film Black Orpheus. As a composer and performer, Bonfá was at heart an exponent of the bold, lyrical, lushly orchestrated, and emotionally charged samba-canção style that predated the arrival of João …

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