In Memoriam: Astrud Gilberto

July 18, 2023 #2134

The death of Brazilian singer Astrud Gilberto on June 6, 2023 has led to exploration of her music, steeped in the tradition of bossa nova, a rhythmic style that captured the imagination of Americans as well as Brazilians.


The girl from Ipanema
Here’s that rainy day
Astrud Gilberto
Acertate mas
Laurindo Almeida
Saudade de Bahia
Joao Gilberto
Herbie Mann
How insensitive
Astrud Gilberto
Fly me to the moon
Astrud Gilberto
Eager beaver
Stan Kenton
Lullaby in rhythm
Joe Harnell
Manha de carnaval
Ramsey Lewis
It might as well be spring
Stan Getz
The shadow of your smile
Astrud Gilberto
One-note samba
Stan Getz
The girl from Ipanema