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Thursday, November 13, 2008

50 YEARS OF THE BEAT: A CELEBRATION OF THE BOSSA NOVA

JAZZ.FM91 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WBGO PRESENTĶ

50 YEARS OF THE BEAT: A CELEBRATION OF THE BOSSA NOVA

Toronto, Ontario Fifty years ago a musical revolution arose from the beaches of Rio de Janeiro that would reshape politics, fashion and jazz music forever. That revolution was the Bossa Nova.

In honour of the golden anniversary of the Bossa Nova, JAZZ.FM91 presents 50 Years of the Beat: A Celebration of the Bossa Nova, a two hour radio documentary that reveals the hidden history of the Bossa Nova and the musicians who popularized the art form worldwide: Joo Gilberto, Vincius de Moraes, and Antnio Carlos Jobim.

Produced by WBGO Radio host Simon Rentner, in conjunction with JAZZ.FM91, the documentary includes interviews Rentner collected last January in Brazil with the country's top musicians, producers and scholars including Sergio Mendes, Joyce, Cesar Camargo Mariano, Benjamim Taubkin, Micha, Paulo Jobim, Georgiana de Moraes, and Lus Carlos Mile.

50 Years of the Beat: A Celebration of the Bossa Nova will air on JAZZ.FM91's Documentary Sunday program in two 1 hour segments on two consecutive Sundays from 4:00PM to 5:00PM Sunday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 30th.

Hear rare recordings from some of the Bossa Nova's forgotten heroes: Sylvinha Telles; Johnny Alf; and Edison Machado; plus an exclusive recording of Joo Gilberto from the late '50s; analysis from the idiom's leading scholar Ruy Castro, and additional interviews with Bossa Nova founders Roberto Menescal and Carlos Lyra.

Additional artists featured include: Radams Gnatalli; Luizinho Ea; Tenario Jr.; Stan Getz; Milton Banana; Orlando Silva; Maestro Lindolfu Gaya; Herbie Mann; Os Cariocas; Astrud Gilberto; Charlie Byrd; Baden Powell; Dick Farney; Frank Sinatra; Chet Baker; Lus Carlos Vinhas; Cid Grey; Ary Barroso; Ronaldo Boscoli; Wanda Sa; Edu Lobo; Nara Leo; Marcos Valle; Jorge Ben Jr.; Leny Andrade; Tamba Trio; Sambalanco Trio; Sambrasa Trio; Bossa Tres; Wilson Simonal; and Elis Regina.


ABOUT JAZZ.FM91
JAZZ.FM91 is Canada's Premier Jazz Radio Station, broadcasting the best in jazz music, interviews, documentaries, news, and events 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week across Southern Ontario and Western New York at FM91.1, and around the world on cable, satellite, and the Internet at www.jazz.fm. JAZZ.FM91 is an independent, listener-supported, registered Canadian charity committed to enhancing the greater jazz community through concerts, educational programs, and community partnerships.

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