Astrud Gilberto
Astrud Gilberto (born March 29, 1940) is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer. She is best known for her performance of the Grammy Award-winning song "The Girl from Ipanema".
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Bossacucanova
Bossacucanova is a Brazilian musical group. The group combines traditional bossa nova with electronica. The group is most notable for having been nominated for a Latin Grammy award in 2002 for Best ...
Leila Pinheiro
Leila Pinheiro (born October 16, 1960 in Belém) is a Brazilian Bossa Nova singer, pianist and composer. Her self-titled debut album had the guest performances of Tom Jobim, João Donato, Ivan Lins, Fra...
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Victoria Abril
Victoria Abril (born Victoria Mérida Rojas, 4 July 1959) is a Spanish film actress and singer. She is best known to international audiences for her performance in the movie ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me ...
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Smokey & Miho
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Vinicius Cantuária
Vinicius Cantuária (born April 29, 1951) is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and percussionist. He is associated with Bossa nova and Brazilian jazz. Originally from the Amazonian cit...
Baden Powell de Aquino
Baden Powell de Aquino (6 August 1937 – 26 September 2000) usually known simply as Baden Powell, was one of the most prominent and celebrated Brazilian guitarists and guitar composers of his time. He ...
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Leny Andrade
Leny de Andrade Lima, better known as Leny Andrade, was born in Rio de Janeiro, on January 26, 1943, and is a Brazilian singer and musician. Both Andrade's first and last names are sometimes misspell...
Antônio Carlos Jobim
Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (January 25, 1927 – December 8, 1994) — known as Tom Jobim ([ˈtõ ʒoˈbĩ]) — was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist...
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Roberto Menescal
Roberto Menescal (born October 25, 1937) is a Brazilian composer, producer, guitarist/vocalist, important to the founding of bossa nova. In many of his songs there are references to things related to ...
Keter Betts
Keter Betts (July 22, 1928 – August 6, 2005) was an American jazz double bassist. Born William Thomas Betts in Port Chester, New York, he was nicknamed "Keter", a short form of the word mosquito.
Eumir Deodato
Eumir Deodato de Almeida ([ẽʊ̃ˈmiχ djoˈdatu]; born 22 June 1942), also known as Eumir Deodato, is a Brazilian pianist, composer, record producer and arranger, primarily based in the jazz realm but who...
Nouvelle Vague (band)
Nouvelle Vague is a French cover band led by musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux. Their name means "new wave" in French. This refers simultaneously to their "Frenchness" and "artiness" (the '60s ...
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Charlie Byrd
Charlie Lee Byrd (September 16, 1925 – December 2, 1999) was an American guitarist. His earliest and strongest musical influence was Django Reinhardt, the gypsy guitarist. Byrd was best known for his ...
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Elizete Cardoso
Elizeth Moreira Cardoso (sometimes listed as Elizete Cardoso) (Rio de Janeiro, July 16, 1920 – May 7, 1990), was a singer and actress of great renown in Brazil.She was born in Rio de Janeiro. H...
Ana Caram
Ana Caram (born 1 October 1958) is a Brazilian singer, guitarist and flutist best known for her bossa nova music. Caram was born in São Paulo to a family versed in musical expression. She graduated fr...
Djavan
Djavan ([diʒaˈvɐ̃n]; full name Djavan Caetano Viana) is a Brazilian singer/songwriter, (born 27 January 1949) Djavan combines traditional Brazilian rhythms with popular music drawn from the Americas, ...
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Milton Banana
Milton Banana (born Antônio de Souza) (23 April 1935 – 22 May 1998) was a bossa nova jazz drummer. A self-taught musician, he is best known for his collaboration with João Gilberto and Stan Getz...
Sérgio Mendes
Sérgio Santos Mendes ([ˈsɛʁʒju ˈsɐ̃tuʒ ˈmẽdʒiʃ]; born February 11, 1941) is a Brazilian musician. He has over 55 releases, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk. He was nominated for...
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Newton Mendonça
Newton Ferreira de Mendonça (February 14, 1927 – November 22, 1960) was a musician, composer, and lyricist. He began as a pianist in 1950.Mendonça was born in Rio de Janeiro. In 1953 he started...
Rosinha de Valença
Maria Rosa Canelas (July 30, 1941 – June 10, 2004), better known as Rosinha de Valença, was a Brazilian composer, arranger and musician. She was considered one of the best acoustic guitarists in Brazi...
Manfredo Fest
Manfredo Irmin Fest (May 13, 1936 - October 8, 1999) was a legally blind bossa nova and jazz pianist and keyboardist from Brazil. He was also a famous bandleader. He was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Gran...