Antonio Carlos Jobim - Radio Broadcasts - NPR
(National Public Radio)
NPR Jazz Profiles, hosted by Nancy Wilson
Episode: "Jazz in Song - The Jazz Standard"
Jazz has always thrived on a bedrock of popular songs: tunes drawn from
the blues to bossa nova, from Tin Pan Alley to rock, from Broadway to
R&B. Over time, certain songs prove strong and fortunate enough to
In this episode of "Jazz Profiles", two of Jobim's songs which have
become standards are played - "One Note Samba" performed by Stan Getz
and Charlie Byrd - and "The Girl From Ipanema", performed by Stan Getz,
Antonio Carlos Jobim, João Gilberto and sung by Astrud Gilberto.
Jobim mentioned and played on Marian McPartland's "Piano Jazz"!
During a broadcast of Marian McPartland's "Piano Jazz" with guest Michel Camilo (airing
in January 2009 on NPR), Michel talks about meeting Jobim in person and
what that was like, then plays a duet of Jobim's "Corcovado" with
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