AUDIENCE’S CHOICE: ASTRUD GILBERTO
AUGUST 27 AT 21:00 CEST
Every month, Stingray DJAZZ presents a new 'Audience’s Choice', where jazz lovers are invited to select which concert or documentary is broadcast on the last Thursday of the month. The poll is found on Stingray DJAZZ's Facebook page. The community has chosen a winner for the August edition: on August 27 at 21:00 CEST, Stingray DJAZZ broadcasts Astrud Gilberto's 1985 performance at Lugano Estival Jazz!
Astrud Gilberto Band Live at Estival Lugano 1985
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 AT 21:00 CEST
Since 1977, Estival is a summer jazz festival in Switzerland, Lugano. Estival offers a thrilling and particularly surprising line-up that explores the rich world of contemporary music whilst promoting the understanding of different cultures, tolerance, and co-existence. “The Girl From Ipanema”, Astrud Gilberto’s second name. The Brazilian bossa-nova and samba singer gives an outstanding, swinging performance at Estival Lugano. The band features Marcello Gilberto, David Sacks, Gil Goldstein, and Eduardo da Fonseca. Astrud started to record her own compositions in the '70s. She has recorded songs in Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Japanese.