Ana Lucia Ribeiro Caram (born 1 October 1958) is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and flautist who sings jazz, samba, and bossa nova music.[1] Caram was born in São Paulo to a family versed in musical expression. She graduated from São Paulo University with a degree in musical composition and conducting. A protégé of Antonio Carlos Jobim,[2] the primary developer of the bossa nova style, Caram's own is a blend of bossa nova and jazz.[3]

Ana Caram
Birth nameAna Lucia Ribeiro Caram
Born (1958-10-01) October 1, 1958 (age 63)
São Paulo, Brazil
GenresJazz, bossa nova
Occupation(s)Musician, singer
InstrumentsGuitar, flute
Years active1980s–present


  • Ana Caram (Fama, 1987)
  • Rio After Dark (Chesky, 1989)
  • Amazonia (Chesky, 1990)
  • JVC Jazz Festival Live: A Night of Chesky Jazz, Town Hall, New York with Paquito D'Rivera, Tom Harrell, Fred Hersch, Phil Woods (Chesky, 1992)
  • The Other Side of Jobim (Chesky, 1992)
  • Maracana (Chesky, 1993)
  • Bossa Nova (Chesky, 1995)
  • Sunflower Time (Mercury, 1996)
  • Blue Bossa (Chesky, 2001)
  • Hollywood Rio (Chesky, 2004)
  • Pensava em Você (2018)
  • Pura Luz (2018)


  1. ^ Schoof, Keys. "Ana Caram: Hollywood Rio". Archived from the original on 2008-07-05.
  2. ^ "Ana Caram". Archived from the original on 2008-06-05. Retrieved 2008-08-09.
  3. ^ "Jazz Spotlight featuring Ana Caram". Archived from the original on 2009-01-10. Retrieved 2008-08-09.