By Ruy Castro
Bossa nova is without doubt one of the hottest musical genres on the planet. Songs similar to “The lady from Ipanema” (the 5th most often performed tune within the world), “The Waters of March,” and “Desafinado” are recognized worldwide. Bossa Nova—a number-one bestseller while initially released in Brazil as Chega de saudade—is a definitive heritage of this seductive tune. in response to wide interviews with Antonio Carlos Jobim, João Gilberto, and all of the significant musicians and their associates, Bossa Nova explains how a handful of Rio de Janeiro little ones replaced the face of pop culture all over the world. Now, during this impressive translation, the total style of Ruy Castro’s wisecracking, chatty Portuguese comes via in a ceremonial dinner of aspect. alongside the way in which he introduces a forged of unforgettable characters who grew to become Gilberto’s singular imaginative and prescient into the sound of a generation.
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