July 9, 2019 · 8:06 pm
“Look at the wind tearing out the trees’ hair … .”
“But trees don’t have hair, João,” said the psychologist.
“And some people have no poetry in their souls,” he replied.
For my DownBeat obit on the genius João Gilberto, I spoke with Eliane Elias and the legendary Wanda Sá.
Filed under Bossa Nova, Brazilian music, Chris McNulty, Downbeat, Joao Gilberto, Music Writing and Clips, Stan Getz, Uncategorized
Tagged as Bossa Nova, Brazilian music, Jazz Singers, Joao Gilberto
April 30, 2015 · 11:04 am
Gilberto Gil at Town Hall in New York City on April 23 (Photo: ©Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos)
The sell-out crowd on April 23 was there for a heady dose of saudade for Brazil, and Gil, accompanying himself on guitar, delivered. My concert review in DownBeat
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