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All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
First released on LP in 1980, this compilation concentrates upon bite-sized samples from Vince Guaraldi's Fantasy catalog. Naturally, Fantasy includes famous tunes like "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" and "Linus and Lucy," but there are also some superb sleepers "Star Song," Jobim's "Outra Vez" that display Guaraldi's wonderful melodic gift, and the sessions with Bola Sete are touched upon. As a chronicle of Guaraldi's Fantasy days, the set is somewhat incomplete, for it leaves out all material recorded prior to "Cast Your Fate" and Guaraldi isn't given much of a chance to stretch out. But this is definitely the place to start for someone who has not heard this ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
First released on LP in 1980, this compilation concentrates upon bite-sized samples from Vince Guaraldi's Fantasy catalog. Naturally, Fantasy includes famous tunes like "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" and "Linus and Lucy," but there are also some superb sleepers "Star Song," Jobim's "Outra Vez" that display Guaraldi's wonderful melodic gift, and the sessions with Bola Sete are touched upon. As a chronicle of Guaraldi's Fantasy days, the set is somewhat incomplete, for it leaves out all material recorded prior to "Cast Your Fate" and Guaraldi isn't given much of a chance to stretch out. But this is definitely the place to start for someone who has not heard this whimsically inventive pianist.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/1989
  • Label: Fantasy
  • UPC: 025218770620
  • Catalog Number: 7706
  • Sales rank: 19,869

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cast Your Fate To The Wind (3:04)
  2. 2 Ginza (5:23)
  3. 3 Mr. Lucky (2:51)
  4. 4 Treat Street (2:59)
  5. 5 I'm a Loser (2:35)
  6. 6 Days Of Wine And Roses (5:23)
  7. 7 Star Song (4:46)
  8. 8 Outra Vez (2:53)
  9. 9 Samba de Orfeu (5:37)
  10. 10 Manha de Carnaval (5:47)
  11. 11 Zelão (4:30)
  12. 12 Oh, Good Grief! (2:21)
  13. 13 Linus And Lucy (3:03)
  14. 14 Christmas Time Is Here (6:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Vince Guaraldi Primary Artist, Piano
Bola Sete Guitar
Eddie Duran Guitar
Jerry Granelli Drums
Colin Bailey Drums
Monty Budwig Bass
Bill Fitch Conga
Fred Marshall Bass
Nicholas Martinez Drums
Benny Velarde scratching, Timbales
Technical Credits
Luiz Bonfá Composer
Bola Sete Contributor
Eddie Duran Contributor
Vince Guaraldi Composer
Jerry Granelli Contributor
Colin Bailey Contributor
Monty Budwig Contributor
Kirk Felton Mastering
Bill Fitch Contributor
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Fred Marshall Contributor
Nicholas Martinez Contributor
Gene Santoro Liner Notes
Benny Velarde Contributor
Jamie Putnam Art Direction, Cover Design
Lee Mendelson Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Relaxing and Upbeat

    This is an enjoyable CD with a good choice of songs.

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    Posted February 13, 2010

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