bossa nova

Tom Jobim V’s Frank Sinatra

  • 2 Jul, 2013
A few months ago my friend invited me to a free concert in the city, put on to celebrate the music of the late Brazilian singer Tom Jobim.  Jobim was the guy who composed Garota de Ipanema (known in many English speaking countries as The Girl from Ipanema), which is the second most recorded song… Read More

Brazilian Music- The Good, the Bad….and the Ugly!

  • 11 Nov, 2012
“We’ve told you who our favourite English singers and bands are….now it’s your turn! Which Brazilian artists do you like?” “Eeeerrrrrrm…..” I responded thoughtfully, before looking up at the polystyrene panels in the classroom ceiling and hoping that they would inspire some sort of an answer. “What Brazilian singer…or band…..do….I…like?” I asked this to myself out… Read More
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