Amoroso/Brasil

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Two of the influential Jo?o Gilberto's LPs Amoroso and Brasil are combined on this single CD. The former session is pretty definitive with Gilberto interpreting four of Antonio Carlos Jobim's compositions including "Wave" and "Triste" and four other songs highlighted by "Besame Mucho," "Estate," and an odd 31-bar rendition of "'S Wonderful". The strings arranged by Claus Ogerman are unnecessary but Gilberto proves to be in prime form. The later album also has its moments of interest including a Brazilian version of "All of Me" and finds Gilberto backed by Johnny Mandel arrangements and assisted by singers Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and Maria Bethania. Overall there is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Two of the influential João Gilberto's LPs Amoroso and Brasil are combined on this single CD. The former session is pretty definitive with Gilberto interpreting four of Antonio Carlos Jobim's compositions including "Wave" and "Triste" and four other songs highlighted by "Besame Mucho," "Estate," and an odd 31-bar rendition of "'S Wonderful". The strings arranged by Claus Ogerman are unnecessary but Gilberto proves to be in prime form. The later album also has its moments of interest including a Brazilian version of "All of Me" and finds Gilberto backed by Johnny Mandel arrangements and assisted by singers Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and Maria Bethania. Overall there is not much variety throughout this gently swinging program but these are a pair of Gilberto's better post-1970 recordings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/1993
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 093624516521
  • Catalog Number: 45165
  • Sales rank: 21,756

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 's Wonderful (4:10)
  2. 2 Estaté (6:27)
  3. 3 Tin Tin Por Tin Tin (3:40)
  4. 4 Besame Mucho (8:46)
  5. 5 Wave (4:41)
  6. 6 Caminhos Cruzados (6:14)
  7. 7 Triste (4:19)
  8. 8 Zingaro (6:22)
  9. 9 Aquarela Do Brasil (6:34)
  10. 10 Disse Alguém (All of Me) (5:18)
  11. 11 Bahia Com H (5:13)
  12. 12 No Tabuleiro Da Baiana (4:50)
  13. 13 Milagre (4:57)
  14. 14 Cordeiro de Nanã (1:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
João Gilberto Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Milcho Leviev Synthesizer
Bud Shank Flute
Grady Tate Drums
Ralph Grierson Keyboards
Marilyn Baker Viola
Israel Baker Violin, Concert Master
Michael Boddicker Synthesizer
Claus Ogerman Conductor
Joe Correro Drums
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Isabelle Daskoff Violin
Bonnie Douglas Violin
Glenn Garrett Flute
Anne Goodman Cello
Joseph Goodman Violin
Jim Hughart Bass
Robert Lipsett Violin
Johnny Mandel Conductor
Nathan Ross Violin
David Schwartz Viola
Paul Shure Violin
Gerald Vinci Violin, Concert Master
Helain Wittenberg Viola
John Wittenberg Violin
Bobby Dubow Violin
Claire Fisher Keyboards
Bluestone Violin
Eddie Cainf Flute
Jerry Reisler Violin
Technical Credits
Stella Castellucci Contributor
Claus Ogerman Arranger
Helen Keane Producer
Tommy LiPuma Producer
Johnny Mandel Arranger
Joel Moss Engineer
Nelson Motta Liner Notes
Matt Pierson Reissue Producer
Al Schmitt Engineer
Guto Graça Mello Executive Producer
Geoffrey Holder Paintings
Célio Martins Engineer
Andre Midani Executive Producer
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