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Antonio Carlos Jobim is held in high esteem as a songwriter, singer, arranger and composer. He is attributed to having created the unique bossa nova style, which influenced many musician in the sixties. His fame exceeded national borders, and singers all over the world have performed his songs. Jobim’s name stands along with a few others who have contributed to expanding the jazz repertoire. He was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 54th Grammy Awards, for his contributions to Jazz music. Jobim, along with being a singer, also played the guitar and the piano. He played the piano/ guitar on a number of songs. "The Girl From Ipanema", for which Jobim played the piano, won the award for Record of the Year Award in 1964. The album "Getz/Gilberto" which featured Jobim as the pianist, won the award for Album of the Year. Many prominent American singers such as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald have included Jobim’s tracks on their albums.
A twist of Jobim is a multi-artist tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim’s music. The album was a debut release from the I.E. label. Although many of Jobim’s songs having undergone a few changes in the album, the jazz theme is kept alive. The interpretations bear the characteristics of the various artists who have worked on the album, making the music fresh and more interesting. The album has elven tracks and was released in May, 2003. The songs from the album will be sung as a tribute to Jobim’s music, at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Hear the funky, passionate and diverse renditions of Jobim’s song and get A Twist of Jobim- A Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim tickets booked right away, as the concert takes place in Miami.
Jobim was born in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, however his family came from a village in Portugal. He initially decided to follow the profession of an architect, but by the time he was twenty, music proved to be something he was most passionate about. He began his career by playing in night clubs and working at recording studios. He rose to prominence in 1958, when his bossa nova style was brought to the limelight by singer Joao Gilberto. A twist Of Jobim encompasses his distinctive bossa nova style which redefined the Jazz of the sixties.
The album was produced by Lee Ritenour, who managed to find talented musicians and bring them together. Lee Ritenour, an experienced composer and arranger, also took the role of lead guitarist on the album, an effort which has been described as one of his finest. He has seventeen Grammy nominations to his name. in his long career, Lee Ritenour has recorded over forty albums, while thirty five of his songs have gone on to the charts. Dave Grusin, with whom Ritenour won a Grammy Award in 1986 for the collaboration on "Harlequin", plays the piano in the album. Grusin has composed scores for numerous films, along with making jazz and classical compositions. For his soundtracks and recording works, Dave Grusin has won an Academy Award and an astounding number of twelve Grammy Awards.
The tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim, held in Miami, will feature two generations of Jobim’s family in the Lineup. Jobim’s daughter Luiza Jobim will be singing the songs along with the famous Brazilian vocalist Joao Bosco. Jobim’s grandson, Daniel Jobim, will be the pianist for the evening. Musicians Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin who played an instrumental role in the album, will also be present in the historic concert.
The terrific renditions of Jobim’s most famous songs such as "Corcovado", "Desafinado" and "Waters of March" will all come to life. The star studded lineup will surely be a treat to all the Jazz lovers. Place orders for A Twist of Jobim- A Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim tickets now and anticipate an enticing tribute to the brilliant artistry of Antonio Carlos Jobim.