Samba da Bencao
The beguiling 2000 debut by Joao Gilberto's daughter. A soothing mix of perfectly cool vocals, acoustic instrumentation and subtle electronics, Gilberto updates Bossa Nova without departing from it. The release exudes romance, and has found favor with a diverse group of listeners. Standout tracks include "Samba da Bencao," "August Day Song," and the title track.