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By Ruy Castro,Julian Dibbell

Bossa nova is without doubt one of the hottest musical genres on the planet. Songs reminiscent of “The woman from Ipanema” (the 5th most often performed music within the world), “The Waters of March,” and “Desafinado” are recognized around the globe. Bossa Nova—a number-one bestseller while initially released in Brazil as Chega de Saudade—is a definitive historical past of this seductive song. according to broad interviews with Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jo+o Gilberto, and all of the significant musicians and their neighbors, Bossa Nova explains how a handful of Rio de Janeiro little ones replaced the face of pop culture worldwide. Now, during this amazing translation, the total taste of Ruy Castro’s wisecracking, chatty Portuguese comes via in a banquet of element. alongside the way in which he introduces a forged of unforgettable characters who became Gilberto’s singular imaginative and prescient into the sound of a generation.

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