Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

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All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
After bouncing around Philips, Atlantic, and Capitol playing Brazilian jazz or searching for an ideal blend of Brazilian and American pop, Sergio Mendes struck gold on his first try at A&M then not much more than the home of Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and the Baja Marimba Band. He came up with a marvelously sleek, sexy formula: dual American female voices singing in English and Portuguese over a nifty three-man bossa nova rhythm/vocal section and Mendes' distinctly jazz-oriented piano, performing tight, infectious arrangements of carefully chosen tunes from Brazil, the U.S., and the U.K. The hit was Jorge Ben's "Mas Que Nada," given a catchy, tight bossa ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
After bouncing around Philips, Atlantic, and Capitol playing Brazilian jazz or searching for an ideal blend of Brazilian and American pop, Sergio Mendes struck gold on his first try at A&M then not much more than the home of Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and the Baja Marimba Band. He came up with a marvelously sleek, sexy formula: dual American female voices singing in English and Portuguese over a nifty three-man bossa nova rhythm/vocal section and Mendes' distinctly jazz-oriented piano, performing tight, infectious arrangements of carefully chosen tunes from Brazil, the U.S., and the U.K. The hit was Jorge Ben's "Mas Que Nada," given a catchy, tight bossa nova arrangement with the voice of Lani Hall soaring above the swinging rhythm section. But other tracks leap out as well; the obvious rouser is the Brazilian go-go treatment of the Beatles' "Day Tripper," but the sultry treatment of Henry Mancini's "Slow Hot Wind" and the rapid-fire "Tim Dom Dom" also deserve mention.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/26/2006
  • Label: A&M
  • UPC: 602517052482
  • Catalog Number: 000742802
  • Sales rank: 2,564

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Primary Artist
Sergio Mendes Indexed Contributor, Keyboards, Vocals
Lani Hall Vocals
Bob Matthews Bass, Vocals
João Palma Drums
Jose Soares Percussion, Vocals
Janis Hansen Vocals
Technical Credits
Henry Mancini Composer
Sergio Mendes Arranger
Jorge Ben Composer
Herb Alpert Producer, Liner Notes, Audio Production
John Lennon Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Julius Wechter Composer
Teddy Randazzo Composer
Baden Powell Composer
Bruce Botnick Engineer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Anthony Newley Composer
Ray Gilbert Composer
Bob Weinstein Composer
Jayme Silva Composer
Neuza Teixeira Composer
João Mello Composer
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