Saudade da Bahia – DORIVAL CAYMMI / OSCAR ALEMÁN

"Saudade da Bahia" nasceu numa tarde calorenta do verão de 1947. "Eu estava sozinho num bar perto de minha casa no Leblon, o Bar Bíbi, chateado com a agitação da cidade, quando me ocorreu a ideia", recorda Dorival Caymmi (foto). "Era uma ideia tão melancólica - logo eu que sou otimista - que resolvi guardar a canção… Continue lendo Saudade da Bahia – DORIVAL CAYMMI / OSCAR ALEMÁN

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OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentinian jazz multi instrumentalist, guitarist, singer, and dancer. Alemán was born in Machagai, Chaco Province, in northern Argentina. He was the fourth child of seven born to pianist Marcela Pereira, a native Argentine, and Jorge Alemán Morales, of Uruguayan descent, who played guitar… Continue lendo OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

The Platinum Collection – Oscar Alemán

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentine jazz guitarist, singer, and dancer. At the age of six, Alemán joined the family ensemble, the Moreira Sextet, and played the cavaquinho, a chordophone related to the ukulele, before taking up the guitar. The group travelled to Buenos Aires to perform at… Continue lendo The Platinum Collection – Oscar Alemán