The Spirit of Jobim

The Spirit of Jobim

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Antonio Carlos Jobim was born on January 25th, so this “halfway point” in his personal year gives us the chance to get back in touch with his musical legacy.

I’ve programmed 10 Jobim favorites into this week’s program with instrumentals plus vocals in English and Portuguese from jazz and pop musicians worldwide and, of course, Antonio Carlos Jobim himself.

This week’s theme continues on our homepage at with another story from our ‘You Can Do This’ series: ‘Shadowing The Spirit of Jobim’.

Don‘t pass up the opportunity to give it a read when you get a chance, and please feel free to share it with your friends, too.

Happy Listening,

Scott Adams, Program Host


“The Spirit of Jobim”

Hour 1:
Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme
Brasil Nativo<>Antonio Carlos Jobim/Passarim
Inspired by Antonio Carlos<>Soulstance/Act On!
Quiet Nights<>Sarah Vaughan/Heartbreakers OMPS
Welcome to the Lounge            
Bom Motivo<>Toco with Rosalia de Souza/Outro Lugar
Special Announcement
Down South<>Sergio Pereira/Nu Brasil

Set 2:
Introduce Our Next Set
Border Line<>Deodato/The Crossing
Winelight<>Trio da Paz/Somewhere
Introduce Next Set                           
If You Leave Me Now<>Ive Mendes/Ive
Doin’ Time In St. Tropez<>Camiel/On A Day Like This
Set 3: This Week’s Spotlight Song
Estrada Do Sol<>Danilo Caymmi w/Stacey Kent/Canta Tom
Estrada Branca<>Til Bronner/That Summer
Bonita<>Salena Jones/Salena Sings Jobim      

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“The Spirit of Jobim”

Hour 2:
Set 1:

Triste<>Howard Roberts/Guilty
The Waters of March<>Basia/Clear Horizon – Best of Basia
Welcome To Our Second Hour
Batidinha<>Antonio Carlos Jobim/Wave 
Se<>Djavan/Coisa De Acender
Vento Praia Nordeste<>Zanna/Zanna
Special Announcement
Pensando<>Oscar Castro Neves/Brasilian Scandals

Set 2:
Introduce Next Set
Dindi<>El DeBarge & Art Porter/A Twist of Jobim
Wave<>Ettore Strata/Symphonic Bossa Nova
Introduce Next Song
Nothing Without You<>Astrud Gilberto/Plus
Demais<> Emilio Santiago & Azymuth/Brazilian Soul
Desafinado<>Kenny G/Classics In The Key Of G

Set 3:
Brazilian Heart<>Machan/Machan
Café Jobim<>Lawson Rollins/Infinita

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“The Spirit of Jobim”

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