The Bossa Nova Story [Polygram]

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All Music Guide - John Bush
The three-disc box set titled The Bossa Nova Story includes the Jazz Masters editions covering Astrud Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Stan Getz each available separately as well. It's practically impossible to imagine three better subjects with which to explore the rich field of bossa nova especially since major pioneer João Gilberto appears on many tracks with Getz, but it's a bit of a shame that the one track most identified with bossa nova -- "The Girl from Ipanema," taken from the Getz/Gilberto LP -- is present only in an inferior live version. That's not a huge problem for those who already have the track, but bossa fans may want to look elsewhere, perhaps to ...
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All Music Guide - John Bush
The three-disc box set titled The Bossa Nova Story includes the Jazz Masters editions covering Astrud Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Stan Getz each available separately as well. It's practically impossible to imagine three better subjects with which to explore the rich field of bossa nova especially since major pioneer João Gilberto appears on many tracks with Getz, but it's a bit of a shame that the one track most identified with bossa nova -- "The Girl from Ipanema," taken from the Getz/Gilberto LP -- is present only in an inferior live version. That's not a huge problem for those who already have the track, but bossa fans may want to look elsewhere, perhaps to original sources like Getz/Gilberto itself, plus a good Astrud Gilberto album like The Silver Collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/3/1998
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 731455753325
  • Catalog Number: 557533

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Getz Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Luiz Bonfá Guitar
Laurindo Almeida Guitar
Bob Brookmeyer Trombone
Gary Burton Vibes
Charlie Byrd Guitar
Ron Carter Bass
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
Johnny Coles Trumpet
Astrud Gilberto Track Performer
João Gilberto Guitar, Vocals
Urbie Green Trombone
Jim Hall Guitar
Hank Jones Piano
Steve Kuhn Piano
Bud Shank Flute, Alto Saxophone
Leo Wright Flute, Alto Saxophone
Dave Bailey Drums
Willie Dennis Trombone
Grady Tate Drums
Nick Travis Trumpet
Stu Williamson Trumpet
Elis Regina Vocals, Track Performer
Walter Wanderley Organ
George Duvivier Bass
Johnny Rae Drums
Al Cohn Conductor
Ray Alonge French Horn
Milton Banana Drums
Raymond Beckenstein Clarinet, Flute
Milt Bernhart Trombone
Keter Betts Bass
Paulinho Braga Percussion, Drums
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Eddie Caine Alto Flute
Oscar Castro-Neves Guitar
Danilo Caymmi Flute, Vocals
Gene Cherico Bass
Clark Terry Flugelhorn
Babe Clarke Clarinet
Claus Ogerman Conductor
Chick Corea Piano
Carmen Costa Cabasa
Helio Delmiro Guitar
Buddy Deppenschmidt Drums
João Donato Piano
Don Sebesky Conductor
Gil Evans Piano, Conductor
Joe Ferrante Trumpet
Gary McFarland Conductor
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Jerry Sanfino Flute
Antonio Carlos Jobim Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Paul Jobim Guitar, Vocals
Walter Levinsky Clarinet
Edison Machado Percussion
Luizão Maia Bass
Joe Mondragon Bass
Jose Marino Bass
Marty Paich Conductor, Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Hélcio Milito Drums
Jaques Morelenbaum Cello
Luis Parga Percussion
Jose Paulo Percussion, Tambourine
Don Payne Bass
Romeo Penque Bass Clarinet
Bobby Rosengarden Percussion
Doc Severinsen Trumpet
Jose Soorez Percussion
Tony Studd Bass Trombone
Maucha Adnet Vocals
Jose (Bigorna) Carlos Percussion, Drums
Claudio Slon Drums
Joe Hunt Drums
Gene Byrd Bass, Guitar
Tommy Williams Bass
Claus Ogerman Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Gil Evans Orchestra Track Performer
César Camargo Mariano Piano, Keyboards
Paulo Ferreira Drums
Bill Hitchcock Conductor
Tião Neto Bass
Simone Caymmi Vocals
Elizabeth Jobim Vocals
Paula Morelenbaum Vocals
Maria Toledo Vocals
Ana Lontra Jobim Vocals
Ohana Braga Percussion
Bill Reichenbach Drums
Al Cohn's Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Jerry Brookmeyer Valve Trombone
Technical Credits
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Michel Legrand Composer
Gene Lees Annotation
Al Cohn Arranger
Claus Ogerman Arranger
Don Sebesky Arranger
Gil Evans Arranger
Gary McFarland Arranger
Norman Gimbel Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer, Sound Effects
Michael Lang Compilation Supervisor
Marty Paich Arranger
Johnny Mercer Composer
Jaques Morelenbaum Arranger
Kai Winding Contributor
Bob Blumenthal Liner Notes
Eddie Barclay Composer
Suha Gur Mastering
Sheryl Lutz-Brown Direction
César Camargo Mariano Arranger
Gary N. Mayo Mastering
Wendi Traub-Cohen Artwork
Eddy Marnay Composer
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