Advanced Vocal Literature: Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

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Study and perform original compositions by Antonio Carlos Jobim, a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. Jobim, a primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, is best known for “The Girl from Ipanema,” one of the most recorded songs of all time. Other songs include “Desafinado,” “Corcovado,” “Meditation,” “How Insensitive,” and “Favela.”

Suggested Prerequisite: Five Great American Songbook literature classes and Chart Writing

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