Bossa/Salsa

Manha de Carnaval (in Gm) by Luis Bonfa

Manha de Carnaval (in Gm) 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 …

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Dindi by Antonio Carlos Jobim

Dindi by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) 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.

Little Boat by Roberto Menescal

Little Boat by Roberto Menescal (1937-) Roberto Menescal is a Brazilian jazz guitarist important to the founding of bossa nova. In many of his songs there are references to the sea. He is also known for work with Carlos Lyra. Menescal has performed in a variety of Latin music mediums, including Brazilian pop, Música Popular …

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Telephone Song by Roberto Menescal

Telephone Song by Roberto Menescal (1937-) Roberto Menescal is a Brazilian jazz guitarist important to the founding of bossa nova. In many of his songs there are references to the sea. He is also known for work with Carlos Lyra. Menescal has performed in a variety of Latin music mediums, including Brazilian pop, Música Popular …

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Viorigolao by John Zaradin

Viorigolao by John Zaradin John Zaradin was born in the UK and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen, eventually completing formal studies with Alexander Lagoya in Paris. Through his teenage years he was tutored by Albert Kay in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition and Arranging Techniques. His professional life began performing …

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Fantasia Da Rua by John Zaradin

Fantasia Da Rua by John Zaradin John Zaradin was born in the UK and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen, eventually completing formal studies with Alexander Lagoya in Paris. Through his teenage years he was tutored by Albert Kay in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition and Arranging Techniques. His professional life …

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Arlilule by John Zaradin

Arlilule by John Zaradin John Zaradin was born in the UK and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen, eventually completing formal studies with Alexander Lagoya in Paris. Through his teenage years he was tutored by Albert Kay in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition and Arranging Techniques. His professional life began performing …

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Cachaca Con Fogo by John Zaradin

Cachaca Con Fogo by John Zaradin John Zaradin was born in the UK and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen, eventually completing formal studies with Alexander Lagoya in Paris. Through his teenage years he was tutored by Albert Kay in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition and Arranging Techniques. His professional life …

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The Gift (Recado Bossa Nova) by Djalma Ferreira

The Gift ! (Recado Bossa Nova) by Djalma Ferreira (1913-2004) Djalma Ferreira ( Rio de Janeiro , May 5 of 1913 – Las Vegas , September 28 of 2004 ) was a musician and composer of Brazil . Djalma learned piano and violin in Italy during childhood. He was musically active in the late fifties …

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Samba do Aviao by Antonio Carlos Jobim

Samba de Aviao (Copabana Palace) by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) 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.