Saturday, July 12, 2014

Astrud Gilberto - Beach Samba

Year : 1967
Label : Verve
Genre : Jazz, Latin Jazz, Easy Listening
Style : Bossa Nova, Smooth Jazz, Pop

Astrud Gilberto is surrounded by a grand orchestra conducted by the master Don Sebesky featuring Hubert Laws & Toots Thielemans plus a rhythm section featuring Ron Carter, Grady Tate, Georges Devens & Marcos Valle, all supported by the brazilian arranger Eumir Deodato & the producer Creed Taylor. Titles include some Pop-oriented songs recorded especially for US market (as the Samba '68 of Marcos Valle released on the same label), a large selection of rhythms & styles, alternating songs in portuguese lyrics & english, The Face I Love by Marcos Valle, the jazz standard from Victor Young, My foolish Heart, the banda Parade by Chico Buarque, two classics of Luiz Bonfa (Oba ObaDia Das Rosas) and two songs composed by Deodato (Canoeiro & Não Bate O Coração). All tracks produced by Creed Taylor, arranged by Don Sebesky except Oba Oba, Canoeiro, Dia Das RosasNão Bate O Coração by Eumir Deodato.

Ron Carter_bass
Marcos Valle_guitar
Claude Slon, Grady Tate_drums
Hubert Laws_flute & woodwind
Toots Thielemans_guitar & whistle
Georges Devens_vibraphone

And more...

01. Stay
02. Misty Roses
03. The Face I Love
04. Parade
05. Oba Oba
06. Canoeiro
07. I Had The Craziest Dream
08. Beach Samba
09. My Foolish Heart
10. Dia Das Rosas
11. You Didn't Have To Be So Nice
12. Não Bate O Coração

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