Tag Archive: 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

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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