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Nominated for a NAIRD Award as Best Documentary Video. It documents the origins and development of this highly sophisticated Brazilian music. Gorgeous new cinematography (including luscious Carnival moments) plus archival footage includes stories and reminiscences with lots of intimate revelation from the late, great Antonio Carlos Jobim. Plenty of performances, lots of wonderfully shot film of an early 90s Jobim concert. Other musical highlights include the great Caetano Veloso, a Jobim/Frank Sinatra duet and Joao Gilberto. This film traces the bossa's influence around the world with Gerry Mulligan, Henry Macini, Michel Legrand, Stan Getz, Chet Baker and others. 52 minutes of fascination, humor and great music very stylishly presented.


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