Brazil's Brilliant

Joao Gilberto (1931-2019) was a true legend of bossa nova.

Artist: Joao Gilberto

Genre: South American

Label: Waxtime

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It is often stated that Antonio Carlos Jobim (who composed most of the songs here) set the standard for the creation of bossa nova in the mid-'50s with songs like "The Girl From Ipanema" and "Desafinado". However, it was Joao Gilberto who brilliantly reimagined and defined the genre.

About the artist

João Gilberto was a Brazilian guitarist, singer and composer who was a pioneer of the musical genre of bossa nova in the late 1950s. Around the world, he was often called "father of bossa nova"; in his native Brazil, he was referred to as "O Mito".

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