O Barquinho - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto* With Antonio Carlos Jobim - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto W
Label: Atlantic - 7567-80789-2 • Series: Atlantic Original Sound • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered Digipak • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz
Widely considered as one of the great exponents of Brazilian music, Jobim internationalized bossa nova and, with the help of important American artists, merged it with jazz in the s to create a new sound with remarkable popular success. As such he is sometimes known as the "father of bossa nova". He was a primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, and his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists within Brazil and internationally.
The album's single "Garota de Ipanema" "The Girl from Ipanema"one of the most recorded songs of all time, won the Record of the Year.
Jobim has left many songs that are now included in jazz and pop standard repertoires. The song "Garota de Ipanema" has been recorded over times by other artists. Inwhen the elder Jobim died, Nilza married Celso da Frota Pessoa died February 2,who would encourage his stepson's career. He was the one who gave Jobim his first piano. As a young man of limited means, Jobim earned his living by playing in nightclubs and bars and later as an arranger for a recording label, before starting to achieve success as a composer.
Jobim's musical roots were planted firmly in the work of Pixinguinhathe legendary musician and composer who began modern Brazilian music in the s. The bossa nova guitar style in Jobim's music has become firmly entrenched in jazz culture. Later, when the play was adapted into a film, producer Sacha Gordine did not want to use any of the existing music from the play. Moraes was at the time away in MontevideoUruguay, working for the Itamaraty the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and so he and Jobim were only able to write three songs, primarily over the telephone " A felicidade ", " Frevo " and " O nosso amor ".
This collaboration proved successful, and de Moraes went on to pen the lyrics to some of Jobim's most popular songs.
This album inaugurates the Bossa Nova movement in Brazil. The sofisticated harmonies of his songs caught the attention of jazz musicians in the United States, principally after the first performance of Tom Jobim in the Carnegie Hallin Jobim was married to Thereza Otero Hermanny on October 15,and had two children with her: Paulo Jobim bornan architect and musician, married and father of Daniel Jobim born and Dora Jobim born ; and Elizabeth "Beth" Jobim borna painter.
Jobim and Thereza divorced in Daniel, Paulo's son, followed his grandfather to become Words - Dan Hill - Sounds Electronic 5 pianist and composer,  and performed "The Girl from Ipanema" during the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
In earlyafter finishing his album Antonio BrasileiroJobim complained to his doctor, Roberto Hugo Costa Lima, of urinary problems. On December 8, while recovering from surgery, he had a O Barquinho - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto* With Antonio Carlos Jobim - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto W arrest caused by a pulmonary embolismand two hours later another cardiac arrest, from which he died.
His last album, Antonio Brasileirowas released posthumously three days after his death. His body lay in state until given a proper O Barquinho - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto* With Antonio Carlos Jobim - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto W on December 20, Jobim is widely regarded as one of the most important songwriters of the 20th century.
Many of his songs are jazz standards. Jobim was an innovator in the use of sophisticated harmonic structures in popular song. Some of his melodic twists, like the melody insisting on the major seventh of the chord, became commonplace in jazz after he used them. American contemporary jazz singer Michael Franks dedicated his album Abandoned Garden Adrenalin Breakdown - Sensory Overkill - Sensory Overkill the memory of Jobim.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Antonio Jobim. This name uses Portuguese naming customs : the first or maternal family name is Brasileiro de Almeida and the second or paternal family name is Jobim.
Jobim in National Archives of Brazil. Records A Certain Mr. Jobim Warner Bros. Retrieved August 8, Tom Jobim. The Archive of Contemporary Music. Bossa Nova Guitar. Jobim Institute. Retrieved Chicago Tribune. Retrieved April 23, Retrieved 6 May The Something Tells Me (Almighty Mix) - Cilla Black - All Mixed Up Academy. Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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