Homage to Jobim: Live at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Recorded live in August of 1994 at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival in Concord, CA, Homage to Jobim features guitarist Charlie Byrd performing the music of innovative Brazilian guitarist/composer Antonio Carlos Jobim. No stranger to the music of Jobim, Byrd was one of the first musicians to introduce North American audiences to the bossa nova. As such, fans of Byrd will be familiar with many of these songs as they became staples of his live performances. Nonetheless, as Byrd passed away only a few years after this concert, the album stands as a heartfelt tribute not only to the composer of the songs, but also to Byrd's life and devotion to the music he loved. Joining ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Recorded live in August of 1994 at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival in Concord, CA, Homage to Jobim features guitarist Charlie Byrd performing the music of innovative Brazilian guitarist/composer Antonio Carlos Jobim. No stranger to the music of Jobim, Byrd was one of the first musicians to introduce North American audiences to the bossa nova. As such, fans of Byrd will be familiar with many of these songs as they became staples of his live performances. Nonetheless, as Byrd passed away only a few years after this concert, the album stands as a heartfelt tribute not only to the composer of the songs, but also to Byrd's life and devotion to the music he loved. Joining in the festivities here are such longtime Byrd collaborators as harmonica player Hendrik Meurkens, clarinetist Ken Peplowski, pianist Allen Farnham, bassist Bill Douglass, drummer Chuck Redd and percussionist Michael Spiro.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/8/2005
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431228028
  • Catalog Number: 2280
  • Sales rank: 14,252

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Byrd Primary Artist, Guitar
Allen Farnham Piano
Hendrik Meurkens Harmonica
Ken Peplowski Clarinet
Chuck Redd Drums
Michael Spiro Percussion
Bill Douglass Bass
Technical Credits
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Michel Legrand Composer
Severinho Araujo Composer
Jacques Demy Composer
Phil Edwards Engineer, Remixing
Norman Gimbel Composer
George Horn Mastering
Carl Jefferson Producer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Stan Dunn Liner Notes
Ray Gilbert Composer
Newton Mendonça Composer
Carl E. Jefferson Audio Production
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