‘Getz/Gilberto’ by Stan Getz & João Gilberto

‘Getz/Gilberto’ by Stan Getz & João Gilberto is an album featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim and Astrud Gilberto, recorded on March 18–19, 1963 and reelased in March 1964 by Verve.

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Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel) – 05:24 . 2.Doralice (Dorival Caymmi, Antonio Almeida) – 02:46 . 3.P’Ra Machucar Meu Coração (Ary Barroso) – 05:05 . 4.Desafinado (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) – 04:15 . 5.Corcovado (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) – 04:16 . 6.Só Danço Samba (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes) – 03:45 . 7.O Grande Amor (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes – 05:27 . 8.Vivo Sonhando (Antônio Carlos Jobim) – 03:04

Musicians : Stan Getz – Tenor Saxophone . João Gilberto – Guitar, Vocals . Antonio Carlos Jobim – Piano . Sebastião Neto – Bass . Milton Banana – Drums . Astrud Gilberto – Vocals On (1 – 5)

Production : Produced By Creed Taylor Phil Ramone – Engineer . Kevin Reeves – Mastering

Package : Olga Albizu – Cover Painting . Hollis King – Art Direction . Gene Lees – Liner Notes . David Drew Zingg – Photography

Recorded On March 18–19, 1963 At A&R Recording Studios, New York City .

Released In March 1964 By Verve.

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João Gilberto would later accuse Stan Getz of purposely playing the saxophone too loud and even asking the engineers to make it stand out more during the mixing of the album only as a way to self-promote and reduce João Gilberto‘s relevance which could have impacted the overall balance of the album that was meant to sound less intrusive and more relaxed. […]

Jazz History Online.com
However, the album and its hit single “Ipanema” became huge successesand netted Grammys for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Engineered Album (non-classical). The latter award is particularly relevant to Verve’s new reissue, for this album—which always had phenomenal fidelity—sounds better than ever. […]

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