2015 Jobim Birthday Broadcast: Sunday, January 25 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

WKCR is pleased to bring you a special festival broadcast dedicated to Antonio "Tom" Carlos Jobim on his birthday Sunday, January 25th from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM! Born on January 25th 1927 in Rio de Janeiro, Jobim would go on to become one of the most influential songwriters and composers of the twentieth century, he is most reowned for his significant impacts in the bossa nova style. To celebrate Jobim’s enormous musical contributions, we will be playing his music on his birthday as well as interviews and other materials. A detailed schedule of the Jobim birthday festival is included below. Tune in and celebrate with us the remarkable accomplishments of Jobim on his birthday!

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Black Orpheus, Chega de Saudade
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Interview with Antonio "Tom" Carlos Jobim (in Portuguese)
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Interview with Gene Lees
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Gravado ao vivo no Canecão (live album), Getz/Gilberto: Live Bossa
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Interview with Creed Taylor (Producer of the Getz/Gilberto album)
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Antonio Carlos Jobim and Friends, Sinatra-Jobim
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: The Swinger from Rio
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Interview with Phil Schaap
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: O Encontro, Live, no Au Bon Gourmet Nightclub: Live Bossa
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Antonio Brasileiro, Passarim