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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.

Personnel:

  • 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
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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