Luiz Bonfa


Born: 17 October 1922

Died: 12 January 2001

Years Active: 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 2000

Genres: Latin, Jazz, International, Pop/Rock

Styles: World Fusion, Latin Jazz/World Fusion, Latin Jazz/World Fusion, Latin Jazz/World Fusion, Bossa Nova, Latin America, Afro-Cuban, Latin America, Brazilian Jazz, Fusion

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Although overshadowed by the towering figure of Antonio Carlos Jobim and to a lesser extent by João Gilberto, Luiz Bonfá was right there at the birth of bossa nova as well. In fact, at least two of his songs, the haunting "Manha de Carnaval" and equally evocative "Samba de Orpheus" swept the world at least three years before Jobim's songs began to make a global impact, paving the way for the first Brazilian wave. In addition, Bonfá cultivated a delicate, precise classical guitar style, though more attuned to the traditional samba rhythm than...


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Joao Gilberto, Luiz Bonfa, Charlie Byrd, Fats Elpidio

Samba, Jazz & Bossa Nova

181.3 mb
30 tracks

Solo In Rio (2005, Reissue)

155.7 mb
31 tracks
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