Future Loops is proud to present Total Bossa Nova, a magnificent sample pack that brings you the best of Bossa Nova music with over 2 GB of original loops. Bossa Nova is a music genre that originated in Brazil and gained worldwide popularity in the 60’s, through the music of genius composers such as Joao Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim. With roots in the Samba, Bossa Nova uses less percussive elements and is heavily influenced by jazz music. It is well known for its sweet, summery melodies and smooth tone.
18 Tracks featuring Astrud Gilberto, Marcos Valle, Elis Regina & Others.
Digitally re-mastered reissue of Sergio's debut album with his trio. Initially, Sergio moved from Brazil to New York to work as pianist with Antonio Carlos Jobim and Art Farmer (amongst others). He recorded this album plus a second album entitled Girl from Ipanema before forming the band that would eventually become Brasil '66. Bossa Nova York is closer to authentic Brazilian music than his later, more commercial recordings and these early sides are adored by Jazz purists. Originally recorded in New York and released in 1964.
The title Three Guitars in Bossa Nova Time is misleading in that only two guitars in any instance play the material, while tenor saxophonist Bob Enevoldsen is more important to the overall sound of the music than any other performer. In the main, Herb Ellis and Laurindo Almeida take charge on most of the songs, certainly all bossa novas and light sambas, accompanied by the pianist Donn Trenner (who worked on television with Steve Allen), bassist Bob Bertaux, lesser-known percussionists Bob Neel or Chico Guerrero, the more famous Milt Holland, and guitarist Johnny Gray on three tracks in place of Almeida…