Live at Newport

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Most of Herbie Mann's Atlantic sessions of the 1960s are among the flutist's best and most popular work. Mann and his regular group of 1963 which includes vibraphonist Dave Pike, pianist Don Friedman, guitarist Attila Zoller, bassist Ben Tucker and drummer Bob Thomas with added percussionists Willie Bobo and Potato Valdez are heard in spirited form on this set from the 1963 Newport Jazz Festival. There are two surprises, both having to do with Antonio Carlos Jobim tunes. The bossa nova hit "Desafinado" is taken in straight 4/4 time without the percussionists, which makes it sound like a new song. And three months after Stan Getz, Jobim and the Gilbertos recorded "The Girl ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Most of Herbie Mann's Atlantic sessions of the 1960s are among the flutist's best and most popular work. Mann and his regular group of 1963 which includes vibraphonist Dave Pike, pianist Don Friedman, guitarist Attila Zoller, bassist Ben Tucker and drummer Bob Thomas with added percussionists Willie Bobo and Potato Valdez are heard in spirited form on this set from the 1963 Newport Jazz Festival. There are two surprises, both having to do with Antonio Carlos Jobim tunes. The bossa nova hit "Desafinado" is taken in straight 4/4 time without the percussionists, which makes it sound like a new song. And three months after Stan Getz, Jobim and the Gilbertos recorded "The Girl From Ipanema" but before it was even released, Mann can be heard playing an instrumental version of the song, here listed as "Garota De Ipanema." A catchy rendition of "Soft Winds," the bossa nova "Samba De Orfeu," and Ben Tucker's "Don't You Know" round out the well-played program.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/2/2001
  • Label: Wounded Bird Records
  • UPC: 664140141322
  • Catalog Number: 1413

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Soft Winds (7:40)
  2. 2 Desafinado (7:39)
  3. 3 Samba de Orfeu (6:09)
  4. 4 Don't You Know (10:49)
  5. 5 Garota de Ipanema (8:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Herbie Mann Primary Artist, Flute
Don Friedman Piano
Dave Pike Background Vocals, Vibes
Attila Zoller Guitar
Willie Bobo Percussion
Bob Thomas Drums
Bobby Thomas Drums
Ben Tucker Bass
Ben Tuethe Bass
Carlos "Patato" Valdes Percussion
Technical Credits
Willis Conover Liner Notes
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Newton Mendonça Composer
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