Skip to
YouTube video

Loading player…

Large artwork

Classic 1960s Bossa Nova, recorded just after the genre was grafted into American Jazz. Antonio Carlos Jobim who was practically the inventor of Bossa Nova, wrote the song, and plays piano on this recording. Joao Gilberto, the co-creator of Bossa Nova plays guitar and sings in Portuguese on the track.

Joao's then wife Astrud Gilberto joins with a superb chorus with her under-stated trademark of vibrato-less latin sexy sound, in English. Then we get choruses from Stan Getz who takes… read more

Similar Tracks

Lyrics

Tall and tan and young and lovely
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, each one she passes goes - ah
When she walks, she's like a samba

Stan Getz - The Girl From Ipanema Lyrics

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

  • Panama
  • ok - I'm officially chilled out......
  • A música brasileira ressuscitou Mr. Getz na época. The Brazilian music put Mr. Getz back to success at that time
  • Real good.
  • dig it
  • Love it.
  • Very young Gary Burton on vibes, I believe
  • COOL JAZZ THAT STILL STIRS THE SOUL.REST IN PEACE MR STAN THE MAN GETZ
  • Still like it.
  • classic forever young

API Calls