15 articles by Steven Padal


Steven Padal lives in Chicago where great architecture and jazz surround the city. He is an architect, photographer, historian and has a passion for WWII-era culture.

During the late 50’s, a new jazz style and genre evolved from Brazil. Bossa Nova became a mixture of cool jazz and samba, which was particular to Brazilian culture, dance and music. Musical artists such as Antonio Carlo Jobim and Joan Gilberto were known for creating this new style. The 60’s became a catapult for the new popular genre that we now recognize as a standard. One particular compilation I found is from an Italian musician, Nicola Conte, who’s style...

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