The 2014 bossa nova compilation, The Magic of Jobim: The Enchanting Melodies of Antonio Carlos Jobim, brings together contemporary jazz reworkings of classic Jobim songs. Included are such performances as guitarist Nate Najar's take on "Desafinado," vocalist Monica Vasconcelos' dramatic version of "Cancao em Modo Menor," pianist Shirley Scott's swinging arrangement of "Triste," and many others. This is romantic, languid, and gorgeous music, perfect for relaxing situations.
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AllMusic Review by Matt Collar