Tag: Tom Jobim

Aug 26 2013

Antonio Carlos Jobim: Urubu


Timeless Jobim   Some albums seem to have a profound influence in our lives for not specific reason other than the beauty of the music we hear. I have asked myself why Jobim‘s Urubu is an album I listen to from time to time. Is it his voice? Is it the music or lyrics? Could it …

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Jan 08 2012

Mario Adnet: +Jobim Jazz

+Jobim Jazz

Re-Jazzing up with Jobim   After what seems like four long years since the release of Jobim Jazz,Mario Adnet revisits Antonio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) with a second installment dedicated to Jobim’s jazz instrumental music. Giving continuation to the Jobim Jazz project was a logical decision explained by Mario himself: “Not only because the subject fascinates me, but also because it …

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Nov 09 2010

Tom Jobim: My Soul Sings

The Memory of Brazil   There never has been any doubt about it: The performer Antônio Carlos Jobim definitely preferred to sing his own songs. It was only on rare occasions that this icon of Brazilian music lent his voice to the work of other composers. This underlines the exceptional significance of Minha Alma Canta …

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Oct 09 2009

Tom Jobim: Brazil’s Ambassador of Song

An Impressive Documentary   Images of Brazil’s tropical beaches and even thoughts about those are often accompanied by the music of Antônio Carlos “Tom” Jobim (1927-1994). His compositions have traveled all over the world, interpreted by musicians of all styles. Tom Jobim’s influence on contemporary popular music is immense. It’s unquestionable that his role in …

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Oct 09 2009

Tom Jobim: Tom Canta Vinícius ao Vivo

The Maestro Sings   The year 2000 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the death of one of the most celebrated poets and song writers in Brazilian music. Vinícius de Moraes (Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 1913 – 1980) is associated with some of the best known Bossa Nova songs ever written. With countless worldwide hits, it …

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Mar 08 2007

Mario Adnet: Jobim Jazz

Jobim Jazz

Jazzing up with Jobim    Hot in the footsteps of From the Heart, Mario Adnet returns with yet another gorgeous album. Celebrating what would have been Tom Jobim’s 80th birthday (January 25, 2007), Jobim Jazz combines Adnet’s meticulous arrangements with Jobim’s timeless repertoire and an array of musicians to make any Brazilian music lover drool …

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Jun 12 2005

Rosa Passos: Rosa Passos Canta Antonio Carlos Jobim – 40 Anos de Bossa Nova

Celebrating Bossa Nova   Recording Tom Jobim has not been new for Rosa Passos. However, when it was time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of Bossa Nova, it became clear that just a few songs by Jobim would not suffice. As Chediak wrote in the liner notes of the album, “At first …

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Mar 09 2005

Mario Adnet: Jobim Sinfônico

Jobim Sinfônico

Symphonic Jobim   Even if this recording had not won a 2004 Latin Grammy, it would still certainly be considered a magnificent production of Mario Adnet and Paulo Jobim. Using the original arrangements created by Claus Ogerman, Tom Jobim, Eumir Deodato, Nelson Riddle, Dori Caymmi, Paulo Jobim and Mario Adnet himself, Jobim’s music presented here …

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