Monday, July 19, 2010

Today's Video: Guaraldi, Brazilian style

Last Saturday was the birthday of the late jazz musician Vince Guaraldi. He may be best known for his musical compositions for the "Peanuts" TV and movie adaptations. Yet before that he was well respected by his peers having performed with Latin jazz legend Cal Tjader and he received critical acclaim for his Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus. (That album was inspired by one of Brazil's most famous films). Hence, the song below entitled "Manha de Carnaval":

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