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  • To see the whole concept in a song like his Forever Dolphin Love, it might seem impossible to unpick the music from the visuals and replicate it live, but his songs do have a circuitous, bossa-nova flavoured logic to them.

    This week's new live music

  • There were too many crooners and lounge singers doing awful, overblown bossa-nova renditions.

    Chris McGowan: Blame It on the Bossa Nova: 50 Years of Sublime Music

  • From a buck-and-wing, DBS quickly maneuvered into a bossa-nova, followed by a Russian country dance.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Matt Bianco is all bossa-nova cool, while David Sylvian's new album Manafon is defiantly where's-the-tune?

    Hot, cool and where's the tune?

  • This bossa-nova standard features music by Mr. Jobim and lyrics by Gene Lees and Buddy Kay.

    Brazilian 'Nights'

  • Kids can make their o wn "songs" in the Sound Lab -- belching to bossa-nova beat.

    Scabs, Zits--Gross!

  • It is considered the first bossa-nova single and profoundly altered the course of Brazilian music.

    Chris McGowan: Two Musical Giants Left Us On December 8: Lennon & Jobim

  • Although employing a marriage of jazz and beats, it stretched it further by bringing in elements of bossa-nova, batucada, and jungle, and combining it with a sense of song-writing that elevated it above the standards of that aforementioned scene.

    DJ Factory Joe the 2nd, Directing MI:4

  • And -- if you really want to enjoy these bossa-nova days at Club Krens -- try to remain oblivious to the slight buzz of danger that comes from wandering around in the dark on tilting ramps.

    Groping In The Dark

  • Company, side one of which was wonderful (it teamed him again widi Rio-born Antonio Carlos Jobim, composer of many bossa-nova numbers, such as 'The Girl from Ipanema' and 'One Note Samba'); side two was not up to par.

    Sinatra The Man Behind the Myth

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