Karen Mitchell is coming back tomorrow, Monday, and she will be singing and recording some songs, and because of that, Paul Popa decided to come too, and he's already here. So, to warm up for our endeavors with Karen, he and I recorded this song, Manha De Carnaval, which is classic Bossa Nova, of which Paul and I are big fans. The English version is called A Day In The Life Of A Fool.
It was written by Luiz Bonfa as the theme song and musical score for the 1959 Brazilian movie, Black Orpheus. Throughout the movie, the song is sung, hummed, and played instrumentally. And after that it became a jazz standard and one of the most popular Bossa Nova songs of all time. What a rhythm. It's hypnotic! Gotta love this song.