Tag Archives: Bossa nova

Waters of March revisited

The advent of the Rio Olympics has given me a good excuse to link some of my favourite Brazilian music on Twitter. This one is slightly different: the multilingual Stacey Kent sings a French version of one of Jobim’s greatest … Continue reading

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Bossa nova: poetry, not easy listening

When it started, I thought Katie Derham’s BBC4 documentary was going to be yet another of those clichéd, sun-kissed strolls along the seafront. I was wrong. Derham – who has spent a lot of time in Brazil over the years … Continue reading

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