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In an over 60-year career Sergio Mendes has helped pioneer bossa nova and worked with everyone from Frank Sinatra to will.i.am. His newest album is In The Key Of Joy. Katsunari Kawai/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 60 Years, Sergio Mendes Is Still Writing Songs 'In The Key Of Joy'

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Kassa Overall. His stunning album, I Think I'm Good, is on our list of the best new releases out on Feb. 28. Aren Johnson hide caption

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Aren Johnson

Feb 28, 2020

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The Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes says that Guinga's melodies are incredible. "They're unique; they're different," he says. Manfred Pollert/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Brazilian Guitarist Beloved By Musicians Around The World

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The album Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 gave Mendes his first hit song, "Mas Que Nada," and his big break. A&M Records hide caption

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Sergio Mendes On Jazz, Luck And 'The Magic Of The Encounter'

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Puerto Rican Princesses And Mexican Centaurs

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'Timeless' Takes Hip-Hop Star to Brazil

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Electronic Exotica: Alpert and Mendes, Remixed

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Bom Tempo highlights Sergio Mendes' new repertoire, as well as Brazilian rhythms and artists, in a series of up-tempo summer tracks. Mizo hide caption

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Sergio Mendes Unleashes Good Times For Summer

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Sergio Mendes: Enchanting Fusion

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