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Bossa 60

Alexandra Jackson Sings ‘A Felicidade’

2018 marks Bossa Nova’s 60th birthday, and here’s another important song from its very first year. ‘A Felicidade’ was penned by Antonio Carlos Jobim...

Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars: The Story Behind Alexandra Jackson’s Musical Mashup

“Quiet nights of quiet stars, quiet chords from my guitar, floating on the silence that surrounds us…” The English lyrics to this Bossa Nova...

Program #1373 –  ‘Bossa 60: Mas Que Nada’

Program #1373 -  'Bossa 60: Mas Que Nada' 'Bossa 60: Mas Que Nada' airs daily from 09-19-18 through 09-25-18 Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm,...

Program #1371 – Bossa 60: ‘Old School Bossa Nova’

Program #1371 -  Bossa 60: 'Old School Bossa Nova' Bossa 60: 'Old School Bossa Nova' airs daily from 09-05-18 through 09-11-18 Monday-Friday at 7 am,...

So Nice! David Benoit and Marc Antoine ‘Live’ in Chicago

Longtime musical friends David Benoit and Marc Antoine released their Bossa-themed album So Nice in 2017 to rave reviews. The ten songs include Bossa Nova...

Here’s Bossa Nova’s Most Important Book

Our summer-long celebration for Bossa Nova’s 60th birthday includes a deep dive into the real-life story behind the music and the personalities who created...

A World Without Bossa Nova? It Almost Happened.

Bossa Nova celebrates its 60th birthday this week, but there was a moment in time where a twist of fate was all that stood...

The Look of Love At 50

50 years ago today, ‘The Look of Love’ rose to #4 on Billboard’s Top 100. Sergio Mendes has had 14 hits and four songs...

Why Sergio Mendes Absolutely Loves July

Sergio Mendes has savored many great moments as Brazil’s best-known musical ambassador, from his Grammy and Latin Grammy wins to his touchstone recordings with...

It’s Sea, It’ Sun, It’s Here

It's sea, it's sun, it's here: We’re celebrating Bossa Nova’s 60th Birthday with special weekend programming on The Sounds of Brazil’s streaming station. Join...