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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”.

Personnel:

  • 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

 

 

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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.

Personnel:

  • 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