Home » Search Center » Results: Antonio Adolfo

Results for "Antonio Adolfo"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Antonio Adolfo"...


Antonio Adolfo


Antonio Adolfo is an important composer, having written songs recorded by many Brazilian and International artists. He also had a noted role in the process of making important music available through independent production, through the creation of the pioneer independent label Artezanal.

As an arranger, he worked for several musicians and singers.

The son of Yolanda Maurity, a music teacher and violinist of the orchestra of the Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Antonio Adolfo began to study music very early. At seven, he began his violin studies with Paulina D'Ambrozzio


Article: Album Review

Howard University Jazz Ensemble 2023: Nefertiti

Read "Nefertiti" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The Howard University Jazz Ensemble was formed almost half a century ago, in 1975, by Fred Irby III, its first--and, so far, only--music director. Every year since 1976, the ensemble has recorded and released an album to showcase its prowess and growth under Irby's baton. This year's entry, Nefertiti, is a tribute to ...


Bossa 65

Label: AAM Music
Released: 2023
Track listing: Coisa Mais Linda; Samba Do Carioca; Bye Bye Brasil; O Barquinho; Maria Moita; Tete; Marcha Da Quarta-Feira De Cinzas; Rio; Nos E O Mar; Sabe Voce.


Article: Year in Review

Katchie Cartwright's Best Jazz Albums Of 2023

Read "Katchie Cartwright's Best Jazz Albums Of 2023" reviewed by Katchie Cartwright

There were lots of fine new jazz albums in 2023. Too many for one to hear them all, much less try to rank them. So from among the excellent albums I reviewed on All About Jazz in 2023, here are 10 outstanding releases, projects that especially drew me in and kept me there. (Click the album ...


Article: Album Review

Antonio Adolfo: Bossa 65

Read "Bossa 65" reviewed by Katchie Cartwright

In 1963, a seventeen-year-old Antonio Adolfo was already gigging professionally on the exploding bossa nova scene in Rio de Janeiro, his hometown. His career has continued unabated. For decades, he has been putting out a steady stream of admirable albums, earning critical praise and multiple Grammy nominations. His releases have often focused on the work of ...


Article: Album Review

Antonio Adolfo: Bossa 65

Read "Bossa 65" reviewed by Pierre Giroux

Composer, arranger and pianist Antonio Adolfo has a discography which extends to the very early days of the Bossa Nova craze that swept through Brazil and into North America. With his deep roots in the Bossa tradition, Adolfo is an internationally recognized Brazilian jazz personage. Many of his original compositions have been covered by artists such ...


Article: Album Review

Antonio Adolfo: Bossa 65

Read "Bossa 65" reviewed by Chris May

A decade or more younger than the composer / musicians in the first wave of bossa nova artists, Antonio Adolfo began recording under his own name towards the end of the 1960s. Better known as a pianist and arranger than as a composer, though he has written some notable tunes, in recent years Adolfo has carved ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases: Rosa Passos, Lakecia Benjamin, Sinne Eeg Plus A Celebration of Court and Spark

Read "New Releases:  Rosa Passos, Lakecia Benjamin, Sinne Eeg Plus A Celebration of Court and Spark" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This broadcast includes new releases from TBone Paxton, Lakecia Benjamin, Rosa Passos and Sinne Eeg, with birthday shoutouts to Adi Myerson, Jeanne Lee||, {{m: Teri Roiger, Nancy Marano, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Kaisa Maensivu, Pureum Jin, Etta James and Lucy Yeghiazaryan, among others, plus a nod to the 49th anniversary of the release of the Joni Mitchell ...


Octet And Originals

Label: AAM Music
Released: 2022
Track listing: Heart Of Brazil; Boogie Baiäo, Emaú; Cascavel; Pretty World; Teletema; Feito Em Casa; Minor Chord; Zabumbaia; Modern Toada.


Pretty World

Label: Blue Line Music
Released: 2022
Track listing: Pretty World; Como E Gostoso Sonhar; Down in Brazil; Beijo No Arpoador; Nothing Compares; Esto Voltando As Flores; Winter Samba; Circo Da Vida; Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar.


Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Jazzahead!
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.