Stan Getz – Big Band Bossa Nova (Full Album)

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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 was Stan’s second bossa nova album for Verve following Jazz Samba, his very successful collaboration with guitarist Charlie Byrd.

Track listing:
“Manha de Carnival” (Morning of the Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) – 5:48
“Balanço no Samba” (Street Dance) (Gary McFarland) – 2:59
“Melancólico” (Melancholy) (Gary McFarland) – 4:42
“Entre Amigos” (Sympathy Between Friends) (Gary McFarland) – 2:58
“Chega de Saudade” (No More Blues) (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes) – 4:10
“Noite Triste” (Night Sadness) (Gary McFarland) – 4:56
“Samba de Uma Nota Só” (One Note Samba) (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) – 3:25
“Bim Bom” (João Gilberto) – 4:31

Stan Getz – tenor saxophone
Doc Severinsen, Bernie Glow or Joe Ferrante and Clark Terry or Nick Travis – trumpet
Ray Alonge – French horn
Bob Brookmeyer or Willie Dennis – trombone
Tony Studd – bass trombone
Gerald Sanfino or Ray Beckenstein – flute
Ed Caine – alto flute
Ray Beckenstein and/or Babe Clark and/or Walt Levinsky – clarinet
Romeo Penque – bass clarinet
Jim Hall – unamplified guitar
Hank Jones – piano
Tommy Williams – bass
Johnny Rae – drums
José Paulo – tambourine
Carmen Costa – cabassa
Gary McFarland – arranger, conductor


Released: End of October 1962
Recorded: August 27-28, 1962
CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City
Length: 33:30
Label: Verve
Producer: Creed Taylor


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