bossa nova


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bossa nova

a dance similar to the samba, originating in Brazil
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Bongo is responsible for the long-overdue release of albums by the highly influential bossa nova composer and singer Marcos Valle on its two volumes of The Essential Marcos Valle.
His 1964 album Getz/Gilberto with US saxophonist Stan Getz sold millions of copies and popularised bossa nova.
The funding of Bossa Nova follows LG's investments in four other Korea-based robotics companies: Acryl, SG ROBOTICS, Robotis and Robostar:
Bossa Nova is a leader in on-shelf product data scanning - using robots
LG's deal with Bossa Nova Robotics comes after the South Korean company made investments in Korea-based robotic firms Acryl, SG ROBOTICS, Robotis and Robostar.
Fusion band Imbue are gearing up to bring Arabic lyrics and jazz, Bossa Nova and Latin melodies to The Fridge for a gig on May 2.
Norman Stinchcombe Jazz Tenderly Stacey Kent AMERICAN jazz singer Stacey Kent has long been an admirer - and expert interpreter - of Brazilian bossa nova. While Brazilian guitarist and composer Roberto Menescal is a long-time admirer of American jazz, such that it was crucial to the musical style he and others created - the bossa nova that brought Brazilian music a world audience.
Sung primarily in Portuguese, Iluminar features seven original songs plus one traditional bossa nova. Maya taps into the memories of her childhood, pours out her love for her new home of Austin, shares reggae about how oblivious, unrequited love can bring about a broken heart, and much more.
Whether it is swinging jazz standards, Motown with a bossa nova beat, or contemporary tunes, the group's sophisticated arrangements sound lush and fabulous.
The talk will take place next Thursday from 7pm followed by dinner with live musical accompaniment from the Wajih band, a Latin music group whose repertoire combines bossa nova Brazilian music, cha-cha dance and bolero slow-tempo Latin music.
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