Stan Getz’ ‘Sweet Rain’ is an album recorded on March 21 & 30, 1967 with Chick Corea, Ron Carter and Grady Tate and released in July 1967.
Track Listing : 1.Litha (Chick Corea) – 08:30 . 2.O Grande Amor (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius Demoraes) – 04:44 . 3.Sweet Rain (Mike Gibbs) – 07:12 . 4.Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) – 08:06 . 5.Windows (Chick Corea) – 08:57
Musicians : Stan Getz – Tenor Sax . Chick Corea – Piano . Ron Carter – Bass . Grady Tate – Drums
Production : Produced By Creed Taylor Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Package : Johnny Mangus – Liner Notes . Tom Zimmerman – Photograph
Recorded On March 21 & 30 1967 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.
Released In July 1967 By Verve.
By turns meditative and playful, it combines outstandingly imaginative solos (from Getz and Corea) with impeccable ensemble work. The album as a whole possesses a freshness and beauty that hasn’t been diminished by time. […]
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The variables are who he’s playing with, and unlike Getz/Gilberto (to use his most famous example), Getz’s not playing with a bunch of no-names that are just there to give the stars background instrumentation; here, he has three musicians who have already proven their worth ten times over, with the exception of Corea, who’s about to. […]
Technical perfectionists will hear a few squeaks on the LP’s second half (Getz’s drug problems were reputedly affecting his articulation somewhat), but Getz was such a master of mood, tone, and pacing that his ideas and emotions are communicated far too clearly to nit-pick. […]