I just can't get enough of that bossa nova sound these days. This musical genre, with its roots in Brazil, first came to the United States in the 1960s. Antonio Carlos Jobim, one of the founders of bossa nova, was a musical genius who worked with American musicians like Frank Sinatra and Stan Getz. This melding of American jazz and the exotic bossa nova sound became a fixture in bachelor pad music libraries. Here Mrs. Robinson first tries to seduce Benjamin by putting on some bossa nova.
Summertime is perfect for enjoying bossa nova. It's light and breezy with a seductive syncopation. Here's a list of important artists and albums in the genre.
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