The Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 brings jazz, Latin, soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk to the Blue Note, Sony Hall, The Town Hall, Beacon Theatre, Hammerstein Ballroom, SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn; from May 31 - July 2, 2023. This is one of New York City's big jazz festivals. It's not just about straight-ahead jazz. Jazz, like most American popular music derives … [Read more...] about Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 Brings Latin Jazz Legends to NYC
New York Bossa Nova Archive
The New York Bossa Nova Archive contains New York Latin Culture Magazine's feature coverage of Brazilian bossa nova music in NYC.
Eliane Elias is a Grammy- and Latin-Grammy-winning Brazilian jazz pianist and singer. Eliane Elias News 2022 "Best Latin Jazz Album" Grammy and Latin Grammy winner Eliane Elias opens her 2023 tour at Birdland in Hell's Kitchen; Tuesday-Saturday, March 28 - April 1, 2023. From $36. 🇧🇷 Elias was born into Brazilian Bossa Nova Elias was born in São Paulo, Brazil in … [Read more...] about Eliane Elias, “2022 Best Latin Jazz Album” Grammy & Latin Grammy Winner Opens Her 2023 Tour at Birdland
Bárbara Martínez News Bárbara Martínez sings and dances Spanish flamenco tablao for Flamenco Tuesdays; at Sala Astoria, a Spanish tapas bar in Astoria, Queens; on Tuesdays through March 21, from 7-9pm. 🇪🇸🇦🇷🇻🇪 Bárbara Martínez joins the New Andalucia Ensemble for Spanish flamenco at the Bronx Music Heritage Center in Longwood, The Bronx; on April 22, 2023 at 3pm. … [Read more...] about Bárbara Martínez Flamenco is at Sala Astoria
Remember Antônio Carlos Jobim, one of the principle founders of bossa nova, who was born in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 25, 1927. 🇧🇷 "Tom" Jobim is one of the primary artists behind the blending of samba and jazz which we call bossa nova. He uses the most beautiful jazz chords. Study Jobim and you'll not only learn bossa nova, you'll learn jazz. This brings … [Read more...] about Remember Antônio Carlos Jobim and The Girl From Ipanema!
Gilberto Gil is a Brazilian music legend and politician known for his work in the tropicália and MPB (Música popular brasileira) pop music movements of the 1960s. He was Brazil's Minister of Culture in the administration of President Lula from 2003-2008. A Son of Bahía Gil was born in Salvador, Bahía, the Brazilian musical heartland in the northeast on June 26, 1942. … [Read more...] about Gilberto Gil is a Samba, Rock, Bossa Nova, MPB Legend
May 25, 2021 ~ On the anniversary of George Floyd's death, let's all sing and dance with Clarissa Bruns and Grazzi Brasil, “Todo Mundo é Negro,” the whole world is Black. Mother Africa is mother of us all. Listen to Clarissa Bruns (Instagram) and Grazzi Brasil (Instagram) send some love in this beautiful samba from São Paulo, Brazil. We … [Read more...] about Clarissa Bruns Sings a Samba for George Floyd
American jazz singer Alexandra Jackson celebrates 60 years of bossa nova music in The Brazil Concert at The Loft in City Winery in Hudson Square, Manhattan on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8pm (Doors at 6pm). From $15. Get tickets The concert follows her latest album, the bossa nova tribute Legacy & Alchemy which features late icons such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, … [Read more...] about Alexandra Jackson Brazilian Bossa Nova at City Winery
Tom Zé was an intimate part of the Tropicália movement in 1968 Brazil with legends Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Os Mutantes and others. They got famous, but Zé disappeared until David Byrne (Talking Heads) rediscovered Zé in the early 1990s for Byrne's world music label Luaka Bop. Zé takes Brazilian creativity to another level with unusual instrumentation, melodies, and … [Read more...] about Tropicália legend Tom Zé brings Brazilian Bossa Nova to Pioneer Works
Brasil Summerfest is an annual festival of the latest Brazilian music at various venues across New York City in August. Some events are free, others are ticketed. Brasil Summerfest 2017 The party starts Saturday, August 5 with Samba legend Elza Soares at Central Park SummerStage, and ends with a Lower East Side street fair. Saturday, August 5 Elza Soares, Liniker e os … [Read more...] about Brasil Summerfest 2017
Angelica de la Riva is a Brazilian-Cuban opera singer based in New York City who performs around the world at venues like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Sinatra - Jobim Sessions Get Tickets! Angelica de la Riva and American Jazz singer Hilary Gardner sing a concert of "The Sinatra - Jobim Sessions" at New York City's Sheen Center on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 8pm. Tickets … [Read more...] about Angelica de la Riva
Rosa Passos is one of Brazil's greatest romantic Bossa Nova singers. About Rosa Passos Rosa (1952) started playing piano at age three. She switched to vocals at age 11 after hearing João Gilberto's "Orfeu do Carnaval." She became obsessed with Gilberto's vocal style. You will recall that João Gilberto defined the Bossa Nova style of singing without vibrato, and singing … [Read more...] about Rosa Passos sings romantic Brazilian Bossa Nova ballads