Chega De Saudades - Various - Bossa Nova Premix: The Modern Soul Of Bossa Nova (CD)

His song, Corcovadois a romantic tune and makes reference to the famous mountain in Rio de Janeiro where Christ the Redeemer stands. This beautiful song sung by Tom Jobim celebrates Rio de Janeiro Chega De Saudades - Various - Bossa Nova Premix: The Modern Soul Of Bossa Nova (CD) declares his love for the city.

This song has been sung by all the bossa nova singers, yet one of the most popular and, arguably, most beautiful, was the duet of Vinicius de Moraes and Maria Creuza. Creuza was a Brazilian singer who was famous for her work with several of the great artists of bossa nova in the s.

This wonderful collaboration combines the talents and voices of three great Brazilian artists — Vinicius de Moraes, Maria Creuza and Toquinho. A star was born. His seductive, vibratoless vocals caressed both the ear and the soul, underpinned by his insouciantly swinging guitar in a mesmerizing, Chega De Saudades - Various - Bossa Nova Premix: The Modern Soul Of Bossa Nova (CD) addictive combination, refreshing and modern. Soon, singers and guitarists were trying to imitate him and composers were all on the Desafinado the second Gilbertos hit and Chega de Saudade kick.

The long-awaited renewal of the Brazilian samba was now a fact. In its mixture of affection and respect it is an apt, well-deserved nickname for the one who opened a new page in the history of popular music. Add to cart. Add to wishlist. No customer reviews yet.

Login to leave your impressions! Submit or Cancel. The album catches Christian away from the highly-structured surroundings of his rent-paying gigs, the Benny Goodman sextet and orchestra, jamming with fellow revolutionaries Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie.

The LP consists of two, hard-driving, nine-minute workouts. The riff that launched a thousand blues-rock bands in the s. James and Johnson both lived in Mississippi in the late s and it is possible that James was taught the song by Johnson himself. His legacy inspired a generation of younger experimentalists including John Cage — and, later, Frank Zappa. The owner let Zappa have it cheap because in four years he had been unable to sell a copy. The royalties from that and other cover versions allowed Smith to retire to bucolic Colorado, where he opened a guitar store and became a music teacher.

A box-set collection of tracks first released between andthe monumental Anthology Of American Folk Music was compiled by the Hollywood film-maker Harry Smith, who during the s had put together a library of thousands of folk, blues and country discs. In the s and early s, the anthology was a primary resource for a new generation of folk musicians, and Bob Dylan and Joan Baez were among those who acknowledged its importance. The best live album Parker ever recorded. Charlie Parker was an admirer and other musicians who championed Moondog included the bandleader Woody Herman, for whose Mars label Moondog made this eight-track EP.

It was recorded by Tony Schwartz, an urban folklorist who worked the Chega De Saudades - Various - Bossa Nova Premix: The Modern Soul Of Bossa Nova (CD) with a portable tape recorder. Ambient sounds such as ambulance sirens and foghorns from ships on the East River pepper the tracks. The cover shows some of the instruments Moondog invented. Outsider music of the first rank. Musically, he was by this time on much the same page as Ahmad Jamal, and both musicians were dismissed by the jazz establishment as lightweights.

But while Jamal was boosted by an enthusiastic Miles Davis, Haig was left on the margins, reduced to playing cocktail lounges. Although he was always a more emotional player than popular history remembers him, Stan Getz was in the antithesis of Big Jay McNeeley — poised and ultra-melodic.

The Chega De Saudades - Various - Bossa Nova Premix: The Modern Soul Of Bossa Nova (CD) interplay between the two is on a par with that on the contemporaneous West Coast recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker. Norgran was another of the pre-Verve labels founded by Norman Granz. The album artwork is by David Stone Martin, collectable in his own right. Based in New York, Vladimir Ussachevsky and Otto Luening were early adopters of the reel-to-reel tape recorder as a sound source.

Tape Recorder Music is a recording of a concert given at the Museum of Modern Art inbelieved to be the first performance of purely electronic music to be presented in the US. Despite its introspective ambiance, it reached number two in the US charts. Sarod player Ali Akbar Khan was the first Hindustani musician to make an impact in Europe and the US, a year ahead of his contemporary and brother-in-law, the sitar player Ravi Shankar. Accompanied by tabla player Chatur Lal, Khan takes the string sarod — a heftier, bassier cousin of the sitar — through two mind-bending improvisations.

The instrumental arrangement was by tenor saxophonist Jimmy Wright, who led the studio backing-band. The duo effectively disbanded in Guitarist Mickey Baker went back to session work. Inwith multi-instrumentalist E. Traditional Music. Pays Basque. Others French. European Grooves. Other Countries. Soul 80s.

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Others Jazz. US Rap. Old School Rap. West coast Rap. East coast Rap. Others US Rap. When they played "Chega de Saudade" for an important client, he thundered, "Why do they record singers who have a cold? The client thought again, and the ball started rolling. A star was born. Inthe U. State Department organized a good-will jazz tour of Latin America. As Getz told it two decades later, "I immediately fell in love with it It spent 70 weeks on the pop charts and attained 1 ranking. It was the record that unleashed "The Girl of Ipanema" upon the world.

Some of the most endearing concern cats, whom he adores. One day inhe was in the recording studio when his wife Astrud phoned to say that their cat Gato Cat fell out of the window.

Another cat story marks the end of the marriage. And the most surprising thing was that the cat was hypnotized by his language. In the face of my astonishment, he explained himself saying that the cat could hear in the same mode as he did. When he came to our apartment in Botafogo, he arrived at midnight. He started to sing with us and left at eight in the morning, after a marvelous breakfast. He came back the next day at midnight, and we sang all night long.

Caetano Veloso told a French magazine, "To give you an idea, sometimes he decides, just for fun, to imitate people. He imitates the Chega De Saudades - Various - Bossa Nova Premix: The Modern Soul Of Bossa Nova (CD) of walking, the way of talking, of anyone. When he feels like it, he even imitates Fred Astaire. He plays. He sings. Without stopping. Day and night.

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