Antonio Carlos Jobim — Brazilian Musician born on January 25, 1927, died on December 08, 1994

Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim , also known as Tom Jobim (Portuguese pronunciation: ), was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, and his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists within Brazil and internationally... (wikipedia)

I was a beach boy, and I believe I learned my songs from the birds of the Brazilian forest.
What really swings is the music of the United States, Cuba, the Caribbean and vicinity, and, of course, Brazil. The rest is all waltzes.