Astrud Gilberto Compact Jazz: Astrud Gilberto
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- Released: June 22, 1987
- Originally Released: 1987
- Label: Polygram Records
- 1.The Girl From Ipanema
- 2.Agua de Beber
- 3.Once I Loved
- 4.Goodbye Sadness (Tristeza)
- 7.It Might as Well Be Spring
- 8.O Morro (Nao Tem Vez)
- 9.Summer Samba (Samba de Verao)
- 10.Corcovado (Quiet Nights)
- 12.Take Me to Aruanda
- 14.Only Trust Your Heart
- 15.Beach Samba
- 16.How Insensitive
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Personnel: Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Joao Gilberto (vocals, guitar); Antonio Carlos Jobim (guitar, piano); Kenny Burrell (guitar); Dom Um Romao (berimbau); Bud Shank (flute, alto saxophone); Stan Getz (tenor saxophone); Stu Williamson (trumpet); Milt Bernhart (trombone); Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone); Joao Donato (piano); Walter Wanderley (organ); Gary Burton (vibraphone); Claudio Slon , Joe Hunt , Milton Banana (drums); Bobby Rosengarden (percussion).
Audio Remasterers: Dennis Drake; Mark Wilder.
Liner Note Author: James Isaacs.
Recording information: Cafe Au Gogo, NY; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Gil Evans; Joao Donato; Marty Paich.
Arrangers: Don Sebesky; Marty Paich.
Brazilian bossa nova princess Astrud Gilberto's entry in Verve's extensive Compact Jazz series of reissues is one of the best of her many compilations. COMPACT JAZZ focuses on her jazzier early work with Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto instead of her later, more pop-oriented solo records. The 16-track collection leans towards sambas, and bossa novas, though it also includes the occasional jazz standard such as "It Might As Well Be Spring," performed in Gilberto's "desafinado" (deliberately slightly off-pitch) vocal style. Her deadpan, childlike voice is one of the most unique and impressive in jazz, and COMPACT JAZZ displays it like a rare jewel. Selections range from her classic debut. "The Girl From Ipanema," through such Brazilian gems as "Berimbau," "Summer Samba," and "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)" and the gorgeous closer, "How Insensitive."
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