The Legacy of Joao Gilberto

Program #1422 – The Legacy of Joao Gilberto

‘The Legacy of Joao Gilberto’ airs daily from 08-28-19 through 09-03-19 Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too.

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These days, our digital lives make it easy to take music for granted. But it’s a lot mor`e special when we don’t.

This week, we’ll tune in to The Legacy of Joao Gilberto and the generational talent of Brazil’s ‘First Family’ of Bossa Nova. A legacy born from a single creative moment in Brazilian song more than 60 years ago this summer.

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Sunday’s Brazilian Brunch serves up long sets of summery sambas – the perfect musical backdrop for whatever you have going on this weekend! Only on Sundays at 5 am, 9 am, 2 pm and 11 pm Central time and only on The Sounds of Brazil’s streaming station from the player.

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The Legacy of Joao Gilberto

Hour 1:
Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme
Third Time Lucky<>Basia/Basia on Broadway
Super Ambient<>Bossacucanova/Ipanema Lounge V.1
Fly Me To The Moon<>Julie London/Ultra Lounge #14
Welcome to the Lounge            
Doralice<>J. Gilberto & S. Getz/Bossa Years
Special Announcement
Summer Breezin’ (SomeBossa)<>Al Jarreau/My Old Friend

Set 2:
Introduce Our Next Set
Summer Samba (So Nice)<>Astrud Gilberto/Album
Pepe<>Ricardo Silveira/Small World
Introduce Next Set                           
Guarapiranga<>Toco/Outro Lugar
Mainstream<>Soulstance/Truth Simplicity & Love
Like A Prayer<>Danni Carlos/Danni

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song
Circular<>Bianca Rossini/Kiss of Brazil
Bitcoin Samba<> Roy Stephansen/Single
Bein’ Cool<>Djavan/Puzzle of Hearts
Samba Saravah<>Pauline Croz/Bossa Nova

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The Legacy of Joao Gilberto

Hour 2:
Set 1:
Momento<>Bebel Gilberto/Momento
Welcome To Our Second Hour
Samba Da Minha Terra<>Joao Gilberto/Legendary Joao Gilberto
Easy Ridin’<>Leo Gandelman/Western World
Os Grillos<>Marcela Mangabeira/Simples
Special Announcement
Lamento<>Christian McBride & Ernie Watts/Twist of Jobim

Set 2:
Introduce Next Set
Saudosismo<>Miucha/Saude Brasil
Ocean Way<>Torcuato Mariano/Last Look
Introduce Next Song
Tout Est Bleu<>Bebel Gilberto/Tudo
Meu Pais (My Country)<>Luiz Avelar/Homenagem a Ivan Lins
Color of the Watercolor<>R. Folegatti/Watercolors

Set 3:
Who Needs Forever?<>Astrud Gilberto w/Thievery Corp.
Tema de La Onde<>Nicola Conte/Café Roma Vol. 2

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Next Week: ‘Old Scholl Bossa Nova’ sets the pace for back-to-back holiday weekends (if you’re a Brazil Nut like all of us here!) for Brazilian Independence Day. Please plan to join me for two hours of his best Bossas, and a story or two.

I hope you’ll enjoy the program this week, too and please – tell a few friends about us! It’s always great to share the music.

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