Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto: Getz/Gilberto

Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto: Getz/Gilberto

Verve (Japan)  UCGU-7031

Stereo Hybrid

Jazz - Vocal

Stan Getz, tenor sax
Astrud Gilberto, vocals
Antonio Carlos Jobim, piano
Joao Jilberto, guitar & vocals
Sebastião Neto, bass
Milton Banana, drums

Astrud Gilberto says that her husband, Joao, informed Stan Getz that she "could sing at the recording." Creed Taylor recalls that it took Getz's wife, Monica, to get both Astrud and Joao into the recording studio; Mrs. Getz had a sense that Astrud could make a hit. And Getz himself is on record saying that he insisted on Astrud's presence over the others' objections. So who's right? What does it matter? The Gilbertos, Getz and the legendary Antonio Carlos Jobim followed up the bossa nova success of Jazz Samba with this, the defining LP of the genre. With one of the greatest hit singles jazz has ever known - each one who hears it goes "Ahhh!"

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Analogue recording
1. The Girl From Ipanema
2. Doralice
3. P'ra Machucar Meu Coração
4. Desafinado (Off key)
5. Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars)
6. Só Danço Samba
7. O Grande Amor
8. Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer)
Comments (1)

Comment by Downunderman - April 25, 2021 (1 of 1)

This one was issued in 2004. DSD Remastered by Seigen Ono. 'Remix' - almost certainly same source as the 589595 USA issue from 2002 used, but with different EQ by Seigen Ono. Astrud on the right.

No bonus tracks on this one.