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January 24, 2017

Is there anything not to love about Jobim's music? He's been present in the most important moments of my life! I grew up listening to Jobim in Brazil and he's been with me all along throughout my life, in the good as in the bad moments.

I met my husband in a gig in Zagr...

August 13, 2016

Bossa Nova would not have been entirely what it was without Nara Leão, known as "the Muse" of this movement. Nelson Motta called her "the most intelligent voice of Brazil", discrete, balanced, profound and sensitive. She was all that, and much more! As a middle class y...

August 6, 2016

Tonight there was a heavy storm in Skopje. The lightening, thunder and wind were pretty scary...! Best antidote to fear? Thinking of beauty, music, and inevitably, Tom Jobim! This chain of thought led me to the bookcase where my Bossa Nova sources are preciously kept f...

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