Big Band Bossa Nova is a 1962 album by saxophonist Stan Getz with the Gary McFarland Orchestra. The album was arranged and conducted by Gary McFarland and produced by Creed Taylor for Verve Records. This [More]
I Love Brazil! is a 1977 studio album by Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by prominent Brazilian musicians Milton Nascimento, Dori Caymmi and Antônio Carlos Jobim. This was Vaughan’s first album of bossa nova/MPB, it was followed by [More]
Though not as internationally well known as some of his peers, like Antonio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto, guitarist/vocalist/composer Carlos Lyra was also a major figure of the early bossa nova movement. This extremely value-priced, [More]
Track listing: 01 – O Menino Desce O Morro (De Rosa/Vera Brasil) 02 – Desafinado (Tom Jobim/Newton Mendonça) 03 – Não Faz Assim (Oscar Castro neves) 04 – Chora Sua Tristeza (Oscar Castro neves) 05 [More]
Track listing: Side 1: 01 Recado – 3:50 02 Bossa Nova New York – 3:45 03 Sambolero – 2:30 04 The Same To You – 2:20 05 Some Day – 3:40 Side 2: 06 Palhacada [More]
Trombone Jazz Samba is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer featuring bossa nova compositions recorded in 1962 for the Verve label. AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Bob Brookmeyer was in the studio [More]
One of the least known jazz-bossa albums was Buddy Collette’s Bossa Nova, recorded in 1962 for Los Angeles’s Crown label. The flutist and saxophonist was joined by Howard Roberts (g), Jim Helms (g,arr,cond), Mel Pollan [More]
AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Zoot Sims and guitarist Jim Hall are the featured soloists in this collection of bossa nova charts by either Al Cohn or Manny Albam. With two separate all-star large ensembles [More]
It Could Only Happen with You is the final album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson featuring performances recorded in 1970 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1974. AllMusic Review by [More]
AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Pianist Dick Hyman wrote the arrangements for this Brazilian-flavored date, which has a fair amount of other high caliber jazz talent: flugelhornists Clark Terry and Joe Wilder, Phil Bodner on [More]