Knowledge Identifier: +Antonio_Carlos_Jobim
Born in 1927.
Countries: United States (45%), Brazil (27%), United Kingdom (9%)
Linked to: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group, Temple University Press
Among his teachers were Lúcia Branco, and, from 1941 on, Hans-Joachim Koellreutter
Frank Sinatra - Sinatra started 1967 with a series of important recording sessions with Antônio Carlos Jobim.
Ella Fitzgerald - Fitzgerald recorded albums exclusively devoted to the songs of Porter and Gershwin in 1972 and 1983; the albums being, respectively, Ella Loves Cole and Nice Work If You Can Get It. A later collection devoted to a single composer was released during her time with Pablo Records, Ella Abraça Jobim, featuring the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Simon James (musician) - Kymaera had two albums released in Spring 1998, the first album 'Rio Moods' was a tribute to the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim but contained original tracks, the second on the Prestige Jazz label consisted entirely of the music of George Michael, both albums were produced and arranged by him in collaboration with his present musical partner guitarist Shane Hill
As a posthumous homage, on January 5, 1999 the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro changed the name of Rio's Galeão International Airport, located on Governador Island, to bear the composer's name
Yo-Yo Ma - A sampling of his versatility in addition to numerous recordings of the standard classical repertoire would include his recordings of Baroque pieces using period instruments; American bluegrass music; traditional Chinese melodies, including the soundtrack to the film "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon"; the tangos of Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla; Brazilian music, recording traditional songs and songs composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Pixinguinha; a collaboration with Bobby McFerrin ; as well as the music of modern minimalist Philip Glass in such works as the 2002 piece [GU