As we move into the last month of 2019, here are some of the picks of the week ahead for the Bar...
The late João Gilberto introduced bossa nova to the world in 1958: he created a new beat, with his unique guitar style, mixing traditional samba music with modern jazz influences. His music depicted a period of huge optimism in Brazil: an urban, industrialised country that was building a new capital and dreaming of better times. His versions of songs like Quiet Nights and The Girl from Ipanema became standards in world music.
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