Jobim

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
Though this is one of the more obscure Jobim albums, it did introduce what some believe is Jobim's masterpiece, the hypnotically revolving song "Aguas de Marco" heard here in Portuguese and English versions. Mostly, however, the record lets listeners in on another side of Jobim, the Debussy/Villa-Lobos-inspired creator of moody instrumental tone poems for films and whatnot, with the instrumental colors filled in by Jobim's old cohort, Claus Ogerman. This was supposed to be a breakthrough for Jobim, bursting out of the bossa nova idiom into uncharted territory, yet a lot of this often undeniably beautiful music merely treads over ground that Villa-Lobos explored long ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
Though this is one of the more obscure Jobim albums, it did introduce what some believe is Jobim's masterpiece, the hypnotically revolving song "Aguas de Marco" heard here in Portuguese and English versions. Mostly, however, the record lets listeners in on another side of Jobim, the Debussy/Villa-Lobos-inspired creator of moody instrumental tone poems for films and whatnot, with the instrumental colors filled in by Jobim's old cohort, Claus Ogerman. This was supposed to be a breakthrough for Jobim, bursting out of the bossa nova idiom into uncharted territory, yet a lot of this often undeniably beautiful music merely treads over ground that Villa-Lobos explored long before "Train to Cordisburgo" especially. In any case, Jobim would explore his serious muse with greater success later on.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/15/2007
  • Label: Universal Japan
  • EAN: 4988005463609
  • Catalog Number: 9358

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Antonio Carlos Jobim Primary Artist, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Human Whistle
Phil Bodner Flute, Woodwind
Ron Carter Bass
Urbie Green Trombone
Airto Moreira Percussion, Drums
Raymond Beckenstein Flute, Woodwind
George Devens Percussion
Don Hammond Flute, Woodwind
João Palma Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Frank Laico Engineer
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