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Tom Jobim: Song Stories - Wagner Homem Luiz Roberto Oliveira

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Tom Jobim: Song Stories - Wagner Homem Luiz Roberto Oliveira

A Musical Journey Through the Life and Work of a Brazilian Legend

Tom Jobim is one of the most important figures in Brazilian music. His songs have been recorded by some of the world's greatest artists, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis. His music is a blend of traditional Brazilian rhythms and modern jazz, and it has influenced musicians all over the world.

In this book, Wagner Homem Luiz Roberto Oliveira tells the story of Jobim's life and work. He draws on interviews with Jobim, his family, and friends, as well as on his own extensive knowledge of Brazilian music. The result is a fascinating and comprehensive portrait of one of the most important musicians of the twentieth century.

A Life in Music

Tom Jobim was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1927. He began playing piano at an early age, and he was soon composing his own songs. In the 1950s, he met João Gilberto, a young guitarist who shared his passion for Brazilian music. Together, they created a new style of music that would come to be known as bossa nova.

Bossa nova was a huge success in Brazil, and it soon spread to the rest of the world. Jobim's songs were recorded by some of the biggest names in music, and he became one of the most famous Brazilian musicians in the world.

The Songs of Tom Jobim

Jobim's songs are known for their beauty, their melody, and their lyrics. He wrote about love, loss, and the beauty of Brazil. His songs are full of emotion, and they have touched the hearts of people all over the world.

Some of Jobim's most famous songs include "The Girl from Ipanema," "Desafinado," and "Corcovado." These songs have been recorded by countless artists, and they have become standards of Brazilian music.

A Legacy of Music

Tom Jobim died in 1994, but his music continues to live on. His songs are still performed and enjoyed by people all over the world, and he is considered one of the most important musicians of the twentieth century.

This book is a must-read for anyone who loves Brazilian music. It is a fascinating and comprehensive portrait of one of the most important musicians of the twentieth century.

Why You Should Read This Book

If you are a fan of Brazilian music, or if you are simply interested in learning more about one of the most important musicians of the twentieth century, then this book is for you. It is a fascinating and comprehensive portrait of Tom Jobim, and it is sure to leave you with a greater appreciation for his music.

Here are a few reasons why you should read this book:

  • It is a well-written and engaging biography of one of the most important musicians of the twentieth century.
  • It is full of fascinating details about Jobim's life and work.
  • It includes interviews with Jobim, his family, and friends.
  • It is a must-read for anyone who loves Brazilian music.

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