Chega de Saudade – Jimmy Rosenberg Trio

The song “Chega de Saudade” (English translation is “No More Blues”) is a bossa nova.  Bossa Novas are a lyrical fusion of the samba and jazz.  Chega is said to be the first recorded bossa nova song.   The song was composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, and the lyrics were written by Vinicius de Moraes.

Jimmy Rosenberg is a Dutch gypsy guitarist.  He is known for his playing of Gypsy Jazz and other similar styles of music.  Here is a recording of Chega de Saudade played by Jimmy Rosenberg (lead guitar) and his trio.  Enjoy.

 

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