Tom Jobim is the name that best represents Brazilian music on the second half of the 20th century. Pianist, composer, singer, arranger, occasional guitarist, he’s practically a unanimous call when it comes to musical quality and sophistication. Tom was born in the north part of Rio de Janeiro, but his family soon moved to Ipanema. Tom Jobim performed in bars and clubs in the early 50s, in Copacabana, and eventually got hired by a record company.
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