Clips

Airto Moreira is one of the finest percussionists working today. His career is full of amazing collaborations including stints with Miles Davis, Weather Report, Return to Forever and his work with his talented wife, singer Flora Purim. Here, he tells us the story when his family discovered his nascent talent…

Related posts

Nara Leao, the muse of Bossa Nova?

I didn’t know much about her until I kept hearing her music on Pandora and then I read Ruy Castro’s fine book on Bossa Nova. What a voice!

This is Bossa Nova!
The Beastie Boys “I Don’t Know”

Adam Yauch, with back up vocals by Miho Hattori of Cibo Matto, invokes a Tom Jobim/bossa nova groove on the 1998 Beastie Boys release “Hello Nasty”.

Newsletter

Thank you! Your submission has been received!

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form :(