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.

 


 

Notes
Latin. 27 Measures. 2 Pages. Time Signature 6/8. Key of d. Drop D.

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