Antonio Carlos Jobim The Composer of Desafinado, Plays

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CD Details

  • Released: July 29, 1997
  • Label: Polygram Records

Tracks:

  • 1.The Girl From Ipanema
  • 2.Amor em Paz :: Once I Loved
  • 3.Agua de Beber
  • 4.Vivo Sonhando :: Dreamer
  • 5.O Morrow Nao Tem Vez (Favela)
  • 6.Insensatez :: How Insensitive
  • 7.Corcovado
  • 8.Samba de Uma Nota So :: One Note Samba
  • 9.Meditation
  • 10.So Danco Samba :: Jazz Samba
  • 11.Chega de Saudade :: No More Blues
  • 12.Desafinado

Product Description:

Personnel includes: Antonio Carlos Jobim (piano, guitar); Claus Ogerman (arranger); Jimmy Cleveland (trombone); Leo Wright (flute); George Duvivier (bass).
Producer: Creed Taylor.
Reissue producer: Michael Lang.
Recorded at A&R Studios, New York, New York, on May 9 and 10, 1962. Includes liner notes by Dom Cerulli, Johnny Mandel and Bob Belden.
Digitally remastered by Chris Herles (Polygram).
This is part of the Verve Master Editions series.
This disc offers instrumental interpretations of some of Jobim's most famous compositions from the salad days of the early '60s Bossa Nova craze. It's also one of the earliest examples of Jobim's long-standing and fruitful collaboration with arranger Claus Ogerman. Trademarks like Jobim's single-note piano style, the accompanying flute melodies and Ogerman's arranging techniques (unison string parts, the bass clarinet underpinnings in "How Insensitive") would decorate Jobim's music for the next two decades. Similarly representative are the authentic Bossa Nova guitar and drums, subtle variations of which occur on each tune. Throughout the recording, Jobim's songs are powerful enough for the melodies to stand up even sans lyrics.

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  • UPC: 731452143129
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