João Gilberto has passed away at the age of 88

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Gene Parmesan, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. Gene Parmesan

    Gene Parmesan "Rickey doesn't have albums. Rickey has CDs." Thread Starter

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  2. RIP to a musical legend.

    I will spin the "White Album" in his honour
     
  3. Jimmy Cooper

    Jimmy Cooper Forum Resident

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    R.I.P. João Gilberto
     
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  4. Bruno Souto

    Bruno Souto Active Member

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    RIP João Gilberto.
     
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  5. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

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    Just read it, very sad news :shake:
     
  6. Johnny Action

    Johnny Action Forum President

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    He was unique.
     
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  7. Chemguy

    Chemguy Forum Resident

    Wonderful music to be thankful for!

    Thanks, Joao
     
  8. puelche

    puelche Forum Resident

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    Yet another music legend leaving us. Salve O rei do bossa nova! Great voice, great playing, great talent. Muito obrigado, Joao!
     
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  9. tezca

    tezca Forum Resident

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    A Giant. He create the Bossa Nova. Descanse en paz.
     
  10. G B Kuipers

    G B Kuipers Forum Resident

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    Just the other day I played his concert with Getz et al. at Carnegie Hall. Just a wonderful voice and guitar sound. He managed to sound intimate and whisper quiet in his set, even at such a large venue.
     
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  11. LoveYourLife

    LoveYourLife Forum Resident

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    I remember when I read a book on Caetano Veloso and the Tropicália movement, the reverence he had for "Chega de Saudade" and how it inspired him to write and record music led me to revisit music I originally thought was dull and old fashioned and discover the majestic and beauty in it.
     
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  12. Dbstay

    Dbstay Senior Member

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    A very complex personality. The creator of Bossa Nova was a dificult and very reclusive person.

    RIP.
     
  13. AlecA

    AlecA Forum Resident

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    I will miss the father of bossa nova. From all reports, his last years were difficult. His music, however, is transcendent!
     
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  14. Picca

    Picca Forum Resident

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    A giant
     
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  15. culabula

    culabula One-time Boulevardier.

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  16. culabula

    culabula One-time Boulevardier.

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    culabula One-time Boulevardier.

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  18. Six String

    Six String Senior Member

    They don't come much bigger when you talk legends in music. RIP Joao.
     
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  19. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    R.I.P. I was a long time fan...
     
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  20. Freedom Rider

    Freedom Rider Forum Resident

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    "Joao Gilberto on guitar could read a newspaper and sound good." - Miles Davis


    Another music colossus is gone, but the music will carry on.
    RIP, Legend.
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  21. Devin S

    Devin S What I heard is not what I hear

    Thank you Joao for every note you've ever graced our ears and souls with. You are the very definition of legendary and will be forever missed.
     
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  22. joeym3

    joeym3 Forum Resident

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    I will do the same. The "white album" by Joao Gilberto is amazing. My favorite of any artists white album. I love everything about this mans music, writing, playing, singing and alluring understated style. He will be missed.
     
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  23. caio vaz

    caio vaz Forum Resident

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    My favorite musician from my country, and my favorite singer ever. I was Reading a book about him right now, about his records session and begining of the love with Astrud, and them came to the forum and see this.. RIP master!
     
  24. JOSERENATO

    JOSERENATO Forum Resident

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    RIP. Great musician...
     
  25. dastinger

    dastinger Forum Resident

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    Oh man, this is a tough one. Thank you for all the wonderful music, Mr. Gilberto!

    Até sempre!
     
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