Fred Thomas is an ECM recording artist who studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music. He’s recorded with Brian Eno, performed with Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Jordi Savall, Jarvis Cocker, Ethan Iverson, Elina Duni, and Benoît Delbecq, and appeared on the labels Harmonica Mundi and Realworld. His most recent compositions were performed at the Royal Opera House, London. He joins Aquarium Drunkard today to discuss the deep roots of João Gilberto. Learn more about Thomas at his Bandcamp page.