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In April 1963.

In April 1963, “Verve” label released “Jazz Samba Encore!”, album by Stan Getz and Luiz Bonfá. It was recorded in February 1963, in “Webster Hall” in New York City, and was produced by Creed Taylor. The album cover painting was by  Olga Albizu.


  • Stan Getz– tenor saxophone
  • Luiz Bonfá– guitar
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim– guitar, piano
  • George Duvivier, Tommy Williams, Don Payne – bass
  • Paulo Ferreira, Jose Carlos, Dave Bailey– drums
  • Maria Toledo – vocals, brief vocalise

Track listing:

  1. Sambalero – Luiz Bonfá
  2. Só Danço Samba(I Only Dance Samba) – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  3. Insensatez(How Insensitive)  Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  4. O Morro Não Tem Vez (Favela) – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  5. Samba de Duas Notas (Two Note Samba) – Luiz Bonfá – reference to Jobim’s One Note Samba
  6. Menina Flor – Luiz Bonfá, Maria Toledo
  7. Mania de Maria – Luiz Bonfá, Maria Toledo
  8. Saudade Vem Correndo – Luiz Bonfá, Maria Toledo
  9. Um Abração no Getz (A Tribute to Getz) – Luiz Bonfá
  10. Ebony Samba – second version – Luiz Bonfá
  11. Ebony Samba – first version – Luiz Bonfá

In March 1964.

In March 1964, “Verve” label released “Getz/Gilberto”,album by Stan Getz and João Gilberto.It was recorded in March 1963, at “A&R Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Creed Taylor. The artwork was by artist Olga Albizu. In 1965, “Getz/Gilberto” received “Grammy Awards” for “Best Jazz Instrumental Album”, “Individual or Group and Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical;” and “Album of the Year”. It is considered to be the album that popularized bossa nova worldwide. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 447 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Stan Getz– tenor saxophone
  • João Gilberto– vocals, guitar
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim– piano
  • Astrud Gilberto – vocals
  • Sebastião Neto – double bass
  • Milton Banana– drums, pandeiro

Track listing:

  1. The Girl from Ipanema – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel
  2. Doralice – Antônio Almeida, Dorival Caymmi
  3. Para Machucar Meu Coração – Ary Barroso
  4. Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
  5. Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  6. Só Danço Samba – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  7. O Grande Amor – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  8. Vivo Sonhando – Antônio Carlos Jobim



On February 26, 2002.

On February 26, 2002, “Blue Note” label released “Belly of the Sun”, the 13th Cassandra Wilson album. It was recorded in 2001, in the Clarksdale, Mississippi train station, and was produced by Cassandra Wilson.


  • Cassandra Wilson– vocals; surdo, guitar
  • Marvin Sewell – guitars
  • Kevin Breit– mandolin, guitars, vocals, bouzouki, omnichord
  • Mark Peterson – basses
  • Jeffrey Haynes – percussion, plastic tub, steel pans
  • Cyro Baptista– vocals, percussion
  • Xavyon Jamison – drums
  • Boogaloo” Ames – piano
  • Children of M.S.44 (NYC)
  • Rhonda Richmond – vocals, piano
  • Richard Johnston– vocals, guitar
  • Jewell Bass, Vasti Jackson, Patrice Moncell, Henry Rhodes, Arie– vocals
  • Jesse Robinson – electric guitar
  • Olu Dara– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  2. Justice – Cassandra Wilson
  3. Darkness on the Delta – Jay Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes
  4. Waters of March Antônio Carlos Jobim
  5. You Gotta Move – Mississippi Fred McDowell
  6. Only a Dream in Rio – James Taylor
  7. Just Another Parade – Cassandra Wilson
  8. Wichita Lineman – Jimmy Webb
  9. Shelter from the Storm – Bob Dylan
  10. Drunk as Cooter Brown – Cassandra Wilson
  11. Show Me a Love – Jesse Robinson, Cassandra Wilson
  12. Road So Clear – Rhonda Richmond
  13. Hot Tamales – Robert Johnson

On July 2, 1966.

On July 2, 1966, “Motown” label released “On Top”, the third Four Tops studio  album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Brian Holland, Eddie Holland and Lamont Dozier.


  • Renaldo Benson– vocals
  • Abdul Fakir– vocals
  • Lawrence Payton– keyboards, vocals
  • Levi Stubbs– vocals
  • The Andantes- vocals

Track listing:

  1. I Got a Feeling – Holland–Dozier–Holland
  2. Brenda – Edward Holland Jr.
  3. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever – Ivy Jo Hunter, Stevie Wonder
  4. Shake Me, Wake Me (When It’s Over – Holland–Dozier–Holland
  5. Until You Love Someone – Holland–Dozier–Holland
  6. There’s No Love Left – Holland–Dozier–Holland
  7. Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick
  8. Michelle – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. In the Still of the Night – Cole Porter
  10. Bluesette – Norman Gimbel, Toots Thielemans
  11. Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  12. Then – Warren “Pete” Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers


In May 1965.

In May 1965, “Verve” label released “The Astrud Gilberto Album” , the second Astrud Gilberto album. It was recorded January 1965, at “RCA Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Creed Taylor.


  • Astrud Gilberto- vocals
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim- vocals, guitar
  • João Gilberto- guitar
  • Joe Mondragon- bass
  • Bud Shank- alto sax, flute
  • João Donato- piano
  • Stu Williamson- trumpet
  • Milt Bernhart- trombone
  • Guildhall String Ensemble – ensemble

Track listing:

  1. Once I Loved – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert
  2. Água de Beber – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel
  3. Meditation – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Norman Gimbel
  4. …and Roses and Roses – Dorival Caymmi, Ray Gilbert
  5. O Morro (Não tem Vez) – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes
  6. How Insensitive – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel)
  7. Dindi – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio de Oliveira, Ray Gilbert
  8. Photograph – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  9. Dreamer – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  10. Só Tinha de Ser Com Você – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  11. All That’s Left Is to Say Goodbye – Astrud Gilberto, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes

On October 20, 2005.


On October 20, 2005, Shirley Valerie Horn died aged 71. Being singer and pianist, she became one of the best known and most successful female singers in the jazz history. She performed and recorded with many jazz greats including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Toots Thielemans, Ron Carter, Carmen McRae, Wynton Marsalis, Stuff Smith, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Charlie Haden, Oscar Peterson,  Joe Williams, Jeffery Smith, Clark Terry, Bill Charlap and others. For her work she had received many awards including: “Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance”; “National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award”, and “Honorary Doctor of Music Degree” from the “Berklee College of Music”.

On May 25, 2009.


On May 25, 2009, “Astralwerks” label released “Préliminaires”, the fifteenth Iggy Pop  studio album. It was recorded in 2009 in Miami, Florida and Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Hal Cragin. The album was inspired by Michel Houellebecq’s novel “La Possibilité d’une île” (The Possibility of an Island).


  • Iggy Pop – vocals, concept, guitar on “He’s Dead, She’s Alive”
  • Hal Cragin – bass, guitar, percussion, keyboards, drum programming
  • Kevin Hupp – drums, congas
  • Jon Cowherd– piano on
  • Tim Ouimette – trumpet
  • Marc Phaneuf- clarinet
  • Lucie Aimé – vocals
  • Clarence L. Banks – trombone

Track listing:

  1. Les feuilles mortes – music by Joseph Kosma, lyrics by Jacques Prévert
  2. I Want to Go to the Beach – Iggy Pop
  3. King of The Dogs – Lil Armstrong, Iggy Pop
  4. Je sais que tu sais – Lucie Aimé, Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  5. Spanish Coast – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  6. Nice to Be Dead – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  7. How Insensitive – Vinicius De Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Party Time – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  9. He’s Dead / She’s Alive- Iggy Pop
  10. A Machine for Loving – Hal Cragin, Michel Houellebecq, Iggy Pop; English translation by Gavin Bowd
  11. She’s a Business – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  12. Les feuilles mortes (Marc’s Theme) – music by Joseph Kosma; lyrics by Jacques Prévert