Tag Archive: Ithamara Koorax

Sep 25 2009

Ithamara Koorax & Juarez Moreira: Bim Bom – The Complete João Gilberto Songbook

Simplicity Is Everything   Little did the world know that when João Gilberto (Bahia, 1931) added his special guitar accompaniment and beat to Elizeth Cardoso’s recording of Tom Jobim-Vinícius de Moraes’ “Chega de Saudade,” he was creating a mark for what would become known as Bossa Nova. The year was 1958, and that recording appeared …

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