Moacir Santos (1924–2006) was a Brazilian composer, multi-instrumentalist and music educator. Baden Powell de Aquino and Wilson das Neves both studied under him. As a composer, Santos worked with Nara Leão, Roberto Menescal, Sérgio Mendes and Lynda Laurence, among others. Even though the collaboration between Livingston & Evans and Moacir Santos was short, it proved […]
What’s My Name is featured on Saudade, an album by Brazilian composer Moacir Santos recorded in 1974 and released on the Blue Note label. Over the years Livingston & Evans collaborated on a number of songs with Santos, including April Child, Kathy, “The Beautiful Life” and Luanne (aka “Sou Ou”).
The James Dean Story is a 1957 American documentary. Released two years after Dean’s death, the Warner Bros. Pictures release chronicles his short life and career via black-and-white still photographs, interviews with the aunt and uncle who raised him, his paternal grandparents, a New York City cabdriver friend, and the owner of his favorite Los […]
“After Midnight” is the witching hour of music – the time when the old songs bring back the old memories and the time when musicians relax, play the tunes they like and in general settle into what they like to call “a good groove.” Sometimes – if you’re lucky – you can capture this mood […]