A Felicidad by Antonio-Carlos Jobim

This jam track:

  • Key of A minor
  • 140
  • Repeats 3 times
  • Style: Bossanova

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Reference Track (With Bass)

Play Along Track (Without Bass) – [Click here to download]

As Performed by Antonio Carlos Jobim

“A felicidade” (“Happiness”) is a bossa nova song by Antônio Carlos Jobim, with lyrics by Vinícius de Moraes, composed in 1958 for the French film Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus).

Notable recordings of this song include:

  • João Gilberto – ” a felicidade” ‘Desafinado’ 2015
  • João Gilberto – A felicidade/O nosso amor [78rpm, Odeon, 14.491] (1959) and Live in Montreux (1987)
  • Sylvia Telles – Amor de gente moça (Musicas de Antonio Carlos Jobim) (1959)
  • Radames Gnattali – Radamés Gnattali Sexteto – Radamés na Europa com seu Sexteto e Edu (1960)
  • Sonia y Myriam – En La Habana (recorded as Samba de Orfeo) (1960)
  • Bob Brookmeyer – Trombone Jazz Samba (1962)

The Samba Jazz Syndicate performs Felicidad