Atomic Age Cocktail Party

Bossa Nova Beats (1076)

Atomic Age logo with an illustration of a woman and man dancing in silhouette with musical notes around them. Text reads Episode 1076 Bossa Nova Beats

This time on the program, we take another journey to the cool world of bossa nova. It was that light and breezy beat that came from Brazil and took over hi-fi’s for a while in the 1960s. We’ll hear from Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Perkins, Sergio Mendes, Astrud Gilberto, and many more!


Title Artist Album
Aqua De Beber Antonio Carlos Jobim & Frank Sinatra Sinatra & Company
A Taste of Sadness Walter Wanderley Rain Forest
Desafinado Ella Fitzgerald Ella Abra├ža Jobim - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Antonio Carlos Jobim Song Book
Cano Canoe Zoot Sims New Beat Bossa Nova Means The Samba Swings
Misty Roses Astrud Gilberto Beach Samba
Out Of This World Bill Perkins Bossa Nova With Strings Attached - The Tenor Of Bill Perkins
Corcovado Sylvia Telles Amor Em Hi-Fi
Feeling Good Chris Connor Sings Gentle Bossa Nova
Mr. Lucky Jack Wilson Plays Brazilian Mancini
Theme from Mutiny On The Bounty Bob Brookmeyer Trombone Jazz Samba / Bossa Nova
On Green Dolphin Street Sergio Mendes Dance Moderno
The Gift Eydie Gorme Blame It On The Bossa Nova
Silvia Lalo Schifrin Piano, Strings And Bossa Nova
The Girl from Ipanema Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass South Of The Border
Dirty Old Bossa Nova Howard Roberts H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player
Bossa Blu Nova Kenyon Hopkins The Reporter
Bad Character Bossa Nova Melvin Van Peebles Don't Play Us Cheap (Original Cast & Soundtrack Album)