A pioneering bossa nova singer, Astrud Gilberto made her name with ‘The Girl From Ipanema,’ but she has had a long and varied career.
The new visual launches UMe and Verve's 'Summer Samba!' season celebrating the timeless and influential sounds of samba and bossa nova.
The jazz saxophonist from Philadelphia was renowned for his tenor saxophone playing, as well as for popularizing the bossa nova sound in the United States.
Astrud Gilberto remains a moment in time, a moment when Brazilian music took to the world stage and never left it – largely thanks to Verve and Astrud Gilberto in particular.
Antonio Carlos Jobim achieved worldwide superstar fame thanks to his key piece 'The Girl from Ipanema’, and while that luscious bossa nova is an all-time standard, it doesn’t tell his tale because...
A pioneer of the bossa nova genre, João Gilberto blended traditional samba music and with modern jazz in the late '50s.