Famed jazz critic Leonard Feather wrote of Oscar, "The crystalline beauty of his arrangements is matched by the rare delicacy with which they are interpreted. Castro-Neves is incapable of creating a dull moment, but that is an understatement: He is only capable of generating rhythmic, harmonic and melodic joy."
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Brazilian guitarist, producer and songwriter Oscar Castro-Neves’ career spanned decades and help usher in the worldwide success of Bossa Nova alongside Carlos Jobim when he was only 16 years old. Having performed with Stan Getz, Sergio Mendes, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Barbara Streisand, Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones, Castro-Neves defined a genre through his distinct approach to Brazilian music that reached the masses.