Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Roberto Menescal

Roberto Menescal is a Brazilian jazz guitarist important to the founding of bossa nova. In many of his songs there are references to the sea. He is also known for work with Carlos Lyra. Menescal has performed in a variety of Latin music mediums, including Brazilian pop, Música Popular Brasileira, Bossa nova and Samba. He was nominated for a Latin Grammy for his work with his son's bossa group Bossacucanova in 2002.

In addition to this he provided music for films like Bye Bye Brasil.

6 Photos

Albums

Pure Bossa Nova: Roberto Menescal
Pure Bossa Nova:...
Verve Music Group
2008
buy
[no cover]
Pure Bossa Nova
C.A.M. Jazz
2008
buy
[no cover]
O Conjunto De
C.A.M. Jazz
1969
buy
[no cover]
The Boy From Ipanema...
C.A.M. Jazz
1965
buy

Videos

Similar

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.