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In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday January 25th, 2023 with Heavy Ben
Antônio Carlos Jobim and the Brazilian Bossa Nova wave

Antônio Carlos Jobim, the "father of bossa nova", was born January 25, 1927 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jobim's "The Girl From Ipanema" is the second most recorded/covered song of all-time, and he wrote numerous songs that are standards today. Jobim was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1991. "Tom" Jobim died aged 67 in New York City. The Bossa Nova sound was established with the soundtrack to the 1959 film Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro), composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfa. Bossa Nova stemmed from Brazilian samba music and dance that dates back to the 1600s, established by Black slaves from Africa during the Portuguese colonization of Brazil. Today's episode comprises mainly Brazilian compositions from the first wave of bossa nova (new wave or new trend, in Portuguese). Thanks to American producer Creed Taylor, Bossa Nova made a big splash worldwide in the early 1960s as artists such as Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd, Herbie Mann, Coleman Hawkins, and Vince Guaraldi played the music of Brazilians Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfá, João Gilberto, Baden Powell, Edu Lobo, Jorge Ben, etc. Antonio Carlos Jobim... without whom
Hour one
A Felicidade
Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfá (Bonfa) - The Original Sound Track Of The Movie Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) - Epic - 1959
João Gilberto & Antonio Carlos Jobim - O Amor, O Sorriso E A Flor - Capitol - 1960
Influência Do Jazz
Tamba Trio - Tamba Trio - Philips - 1962
Mania De Gostar
Ellis Regina (Elis Regina) - O Bem Do Amor - CBS - 1963
Consolacao (Consolation)
Herbie Mann [orig. Baden Powell] - Do The Bossa Nova - Atlantic - 1962
Samba Nagô
Dom Um Romão (Romao) - Dom Um - Philips - 1964
Favela (O Morro Não Tem Vez)
Antonio Carlos Jobim - The Composer Of Desafinado, Plays - Verve - 1963
Tempinho Bom
Eumir Deodato - Idéias... - Odeon - 1964
Coleman Hawkins [orig. Antonio Carlos Jobim] - Desafinado: Bossa Nova & Jazz Samba - Impulse! - 1962
Cidade Vazia
Milton Banana Trio - Balançando Com Milton Banana Trio - Odeon - 1966
Inútil Paisagem
Walter Wanderley - O Toque Inconfundível De Walter Wanderley - Philips - 1964
Nara Leão [orig. Baden Powell] - Nara - Elenco - 1964
Agua de Beber
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 [orig. Antonio Carlos Jobim] - Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - A&M - 1966
Tema Jazz
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Tide - A&M - 1970
Prelude To Bossa Nova
Nick Ayoub - Bossa Nova - Trans-Canada - 1962 Canadian
The Girl From Ipanema
Pizzicato Five [orig. Antonio Carlos Jobim] - Lounge-A-Palooza - Hollywood - 1997
Vivo Sonhando
Sylvia Telles [orig. Antonio Carlos Jobim] - Bossa Session - Elenco - 1964
E Luxo So
Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd - Jazz Samba - Verve - 1962
Casa Forte
R.E.Q. (UB40) [orig. Edu Lobo] - Casa Forte 12" - Passion - 1984
Hour two
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Wave - A&M, CTI - 1967
Edu Lobo Com A Participação Do Tamba Trio - A Música De Edu Lobo Por Edu Lobo - Elenco - 1964
Astrud Gilberto - Beach Samba - Verve - 1967
Vamos Embora "Uáu"
Jorge Ben - Sacundin Ben Samba - Philips - 1964
Samba De Orfeu
Paul Desmond [orig. Luiz Bonfá (Bonfa)] - Take Ten - RCA Vistor - 1963
Manha De Carnaval (Morning of the Carnival)
Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfá (Bonfa) feat. Elizeth Cardoso - The Original Sound Track Of The Movie Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) - Epic - 1959
So Danco Samba (Jazz Samba)
Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim - Getz / Gilberto - Verve - 1964
Nôa... Nôa (Noa... Noa)
Donato E Seu Trio (João Donato) - A Bossa Muito Moderna De Donato E Seu Trio - Polydor - 1963
One Note Samba / Surfboard
Stereolab & Herbie Mann [orig. Antonio Carlos Jobim] - Red Hot + Rio - Antilles, Verve - 1996
Baden Powell - À Vontade - Elenco - 1963
Canção Do Olhar Amado
Carlos Lyra - Bossa Nova - Philips - 1959
Tamba 4 - We And The Sea - A&M - 1968
Samba Em Preludio
Bet.e & Stef [orig. Baden Powell e Vinicius de Moraes] - Jazz Bossa Nova - Return To Analog - 2017 (orig. 1998) Canadian
Insensatez (How Insensitive)
Charlie Byrd [orig. Antonio Carlos Jobim] - Charlie Byrd's Bossa Nova Once More! - Riverside - 1963
Ensaio Geral
Gilberto Gil - Louvação - Philips - 1967
Águas De Março (Waters Of March)
Elis & Tom (Elis Regina & Antonio Carlos Jobim) - Elis & Tom - Philips - 1974
Star Song
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete - Vince Guaraldi, Bola Sete & And Friends - Fantasy - 1963
Brazil (Alternate Take)
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Stone Flower - CTI - 1970
Interactive CKCU

10:13 PM, January 25th, 2023
hi Ben, loved the I think chance meeting show, some info about constellations and distances between heavenly bodies just the pettiness of all the shit here in the face of no way to explain life dominating this planet whose galaxy whips fast The idea of a god able to create himself, before space and time, and then a bit of infinite time and space, furnishing life with its property of imagination, might be how humans make their present so ridiculous, like costly, so not totally our fault, yet our responsibility not to. imagination as a word can be second only to an idea of a god or to such a truth, being the summit of itself, for now i believe. earth and sentience tour outer space in the comfort of this galaxy. what can trillions of dollars and how seriously bring one closer to? required neither by a universe nor an idea of a god trying to think out of the idea of thinking out of a box thanks for all Ben!

10:54 PM, January 25th, 2023

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