Astrud Gilberto - Artist Page
Astrud Gilberto

Astrud Gilberto is the legendary Brazilian singer sometimes referred to as The Girl from Ipanema. She is also known as The Queen of Bossa-Nova. Her unique style combines seductive rhythms of Brazilian and American Pop and Jazz. 

Born in the Northeast of Brazil, in the state of Bahia, Astrud is one of three sisters of a German father and a Brazilian mother. She grew up in Rio de Janeiro. She immigrated to the United States in the early 1960s, where she resides since then.

Besides having had an accomplished career as a singer, Astrud's is a prolific songwriter. She has influenced several generations of musicians and vocalists, worldwide. The combination of international touring, the reissuing of some of her early records on CD, as well as the release of the Desafinado duet with George Michael has created an additional new generation of international fans for Astrud Gilberto, who joined the large number of her long time followers. 

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Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto - Getz Au-Go-Go (Verve, 1964)

Compact Jazz, reissue compilation (Verve 831 369, 1987)

The Silver Collection: The Astrud Gilberto Album, reissue compilation (Verve 823 451, 1990)

Verve Jazz Masters 9, reissue compilation (Verve 519 824, 1994)

Sessions On Verve, with Stan Getz (Verve POCJ-1683, 1996)

Jazz Round Midnight, reissue compilation (Verve 531 934, 1996)

Live In New York (Pony Canyon PCCY-00939, 1996)

Trip Do Brazil, with Joao Gilberto (Ultra Music Ltd. 1102, 2001)

Now, reissue compilation (Sanctuary 81218, 2002)

Girl From Ipanema, reissue compilation, 2CD (2002)

Very Best Of , reissue compilation (2002)

The Shadow Of Your Smile, reissue compilation (Verve 557 184, 2002)

Jungle (Magya, 2002)