In the early 60s, Brazil initiated a quiet musical revolution by exporting the silky sound of bossa nova to the rest of the world.
A pioneering bossa nova singer, Astrud Gilberto made her name with ‘The Girl From Ipanema,’ but she has had a long and varied career.
‘Getz/Gilberto’ is now a jazz classic, but when it was recorded no one expected it to become one of the best selling jazz albums of all time.
Os Mutantes’ self-titled debut album was a glorious collision of styles that defined the Tropicália movement in 1968.
The bossa nova artist from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken an approach to bossa nova by infusing sounds from other genres.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has been forced to cancel four shows on his band's South American tour due to unexpected medical issues
There’s a new album on the way from the brilliant Eliane Elias; called Made in Brazil, it is scheduled for release on 31 March, 2015 on Concord Jazz.
We explore the relationship between Brazilian music & jazz, to find out how the 1960s was such a pivotal moment in the history of the rhythms of Brazil.