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Eliane Elias: Bossa Nova Stories

Read "Bossa Nova Stories" reviewed by Andrew Velez

I thought I never needed to hear another version of “The Girl from Ipanema." Ever. Herewith my appreciation to Eliane Elias for proving me wrong. Bossa nova turns 50 this year, hearkening back to Brazil in 1958, when guitarist Joao Gilberto recorded Jobim and de Moraes' seminal “Chega de Saudade." Characterized by samba-derived ...

Bossa Nova Stories

Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: he Girl From Ipanema; Chega De Saudade; The More I See You; They Can't Take That Away From Me; Desafinado; Estate (Summer); Day In Day Out; I'm Not Alone (Who Loves You?); Too Marvellous For Words; Superwoman; Falsa Baiana; Minha Saudade; A Ra (The Frog); Day By Day.

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Eliane Elias: Bossa Nova Stories

Read "Bossa Nova Stories" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

This terrific recording by Eliane Elias salutes the 50th anniversary of bossa nova in a number of explicit ways. For one thing, it contains the three most famous tunes by its most famous composer, Antonio Carlos Jobim ("Girl from Ipanema," “Desafinado," and “Chega de Saudade,"), where Elias paraphrases his familiar piano solos; for another, the generous ...

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Eliane Elias: Bossa Nova Stories

Read "Bossa Nova Stories" reviewed by Chris May

For most people, bossa nova began in 1962, the year tenor saxophonist Stan Getz's album Jazz Samba (Verve, 1962) and 45rpm pull “Desafinado" stormed up the pop albums and singles charts. That fall, “Desafinado" sold approaching 500,000 copies and by the year's end America had gone bossa nova crazy. But in its birthplace, Brazil, bossa nova ...


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