Artist: Stan Getz, Joao Gilberto | Album: Getz - Gilberto | Released: 1963 | Genre: Jazz | Country: USA / Brasil | Duration: 00:43:36
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Stan Getz - Tenor Saxophone
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Piano
Joao Gilberto - Guitar, Vocals
Tommy Williams - Bass
Milton Banana - Drums
Astrud Gilberto - Vocals (tracks 1 and 5)
Recorded in A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 18 & 19, 1963
Engineered by Phil Ramone
Produced by Creed Taylor
Originally released as Verve V6 8545
Getz/Gilberto won Album of the Year, Best Jazz Instrumental and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical at the 1965 Grammy Awards. The single "The Girl from Ipanema" (featuring vocals from João's wife Astrud) also won for Best Record of the Year. Released in 1964, Getz/Gilberto brought together American saxophonist Stan Getz and Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto, and also features Antonio Carlos Jobim on piano. The album spent 96 weeks on the charts and remains one of the best selling jazz albums of all time. It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
It won the 1965 Grammy Awards for Best Album of the Year, Best Jazz Instrumental Album - Individual or Group and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. "The Girl from Ipanema" also won the award for Record of the Year in 1965. This was the first time a jazz album received Album of the Year. It was the last jazz album to win the award until Herbie Hancock's River: The Joni Letters 43 years later, in 2008.
JazzTimes (11/94, pp. 88вЂ“89) - "...essential for all serious jazz collections...served as proof that it is possible for music to be both artistically and commercially successful...this relatively sparse setting with the great Getz perfectly fit the music, resulting in a true gem..." Vibe (12/99, p. 158) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century. In 2012, Rolling Stone ranked the album number 447 on its list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. It was listed by Rolling Stone Brazil as one of the 100 best Brazilian albums in history. The album was inducted into the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001.
01. The Girl From Ipanema
03. Para Machuchar Meu Coracao
04. Desafinado (Off Key)
05. Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars)
06. So Danco Samba
07. O Grande Amor
08. Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer)