The Bossa Nova Years (Girl from Ipanema)

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This five-LP box set which has been reissued on CD contains nearly all of Stan Getz's classic bossa nova sessions, five wonderful yet diverse LPs Jazz Samba, Big Band Bossa Nova, Jazz Samba Encore, Stan Getz/Laurindo Almedia, and Getz/Gilberto. The cool-toned tenor is heard on his groundbreaking collaboration with guitarist Charlie Byrd which resulted in the best-selling "Desafinado", is showcased with a big band arranged by Gary McFarland introducing "No More Blues" and "One Note Samba", stars in recordings with guitarists Laurindo Almeida and Luiz Bonfa, and is heard at the famous meeting with composer/pianist Antonio Carlos Jobim, guitarist João Gilberto, and singer ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This five-LP box set which has been reissued on CD contains nearly all of Stan Getz's classic bossa nova sessions, five wonderful yet diverse LPs Jazz Samba, Big Band Bossa Nova, Jazz Samba Encore, Stan Getz/Laurindo Almedia, and Getz/Gilberto. The cool-toned tenor is heard on his groundbreaking collaboration with guitarist Charlie Byrd which resulted in the best-selling "Desafinado", is showcased with a big band arranged by Gary McFarland introducing "No More Blues" and "One Note Samba", stars in recordings with guitarists Laurindo Almeida and Luiz Bonfa, and is heard at the famous meeting with composer/pianist Antonio Carlos Jobim, guitarist João Gilberto, and singer Astrud Gilberto, which resulted in the major hit "The Girl From Ipanema." This essential set finishes off with three previously unissued performances from a 1964 Carnegie Hall Concert, concluding with a remake of "The Girl From Ipanema." These recordings stand as proof that it is possible for good music to sell.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/4/1989
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 042282361127
  • Catalog Number: 823611
  • Sales rank: 119,135

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Desafinado (5:50)
  2. 2 Samba Dees Days (3:32)
  3. 3 O Pato (The Duck) (2:29)
  4. 4 Samba Triste (4:44)
  5. 5 One Note Samba (6:10)
  6. 6 É Luxo Só (3:41)
  7. 7 Baia (6:40)
  8. 8 Manha de Carnaval (Morning of the Carnival) (5:46)
  9. 9 Balanco No Samba (Street Dance) (3:01)
  10. 10 Melancolico (4:40)
  11. 11 Entre Amigos (Sympathy Between Friends) (2:57)
  12. 12 Chega de Saudade (No More Blues) (4:15)
  13. 13 Noite Triste (Night Sadness) (4:55)
  14. 14 One Note Samba (3:25)
  15. 15 Bim Bom (4:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Sambalero (2:08)
  2. 2 So Danço Samba (I Only Dance Samba) (3:36)
  3. 3 Insensatez (How Insensitive) (3:20)
  4. 4 O Morro Não Tem Vez (6:52)
  5. 5 Samba de Duas Notas (Two Note Samba) (4:16)
  6. 6 Menina Flor (4:08)
  7. 7 Mania de Maria (2:42)
  8. 8 Saudade Vem Correndo (3:37)
  9. 9 Um Abraço No Getz (A Tribute to Getz) (4:22)
  10. 10 Ebony Samba (4:33)
  11. 11 Ebony Samba (3:49)
  12. 12 Tribute to Stan (2:55)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Girl from Ipanema (5:21)
  2. 2 Doralice (2:43)
  3. 3 Para Machuchar Meu Coração (To Hurt My Heart) (5:03)
  4. 4 Desafinado (4:11)
  5. 5 Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) (4:14)
  6. 6 So Danço Samba (I Only Dance Samba) (3:37)
  7. 7 O Grande Amor (5:25)
  8. 8 Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer) (2:53)
  9. 9 Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) (2:28)
  10. 10 It Might as Well Be Spring (4:21)
  11. 11 Eu E Voce (Me and You) (2:27)
  12. 12 Only Trust Your Heart (4:24)
  13. 13 Telephone Song (1:52)
  14. 14 One Note Samba (3:14)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) (5:12)
  2. 2 Menina Moca (Young Lady) (5:40)
  3. 3 Once Again (Outra Vez) (6:40)
  4. 4 Winter Moon (5:17)
  5. 5 Do What You Do, Do (4:33)
  6. 6 Samba Da Sahra (Sahra's Samba) (4:52)
  7. 7 Maracatu-Too (4:59)
  8. 8 Eu E Voce (Me and You) (4:15)
  9. 9 Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) (5:39)
  10. 10 The Girl from Ipanema (6:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Getz Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Luiz Bonfá Guitar
Laurindo Almeida Guitar
Bob Brookmeyer Trombone
Gary Burton Vibes
Charlie Byrd Guitar
Astrud Gilberto Vocals
João Gilberto Guitar, Vocals
Jim Hall Guitar
Hank Jones Piano
Steve Kuhn Piano
Dave Bailey Drums
Willie Dennis Trombone
Nick Travis Trumpet
George Duvivier Bass
Johnny Rae Drums
Ray Alonge French Horn
Milton Banana Drums
Raymond Beckenstein Clarinet, Flute
Keter Betts Bass
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Eddie Caine Alto Flute
Gene Cherico Bass
Clark Terry Trumpet
Babe Clarke Clarinet
Carmen Costa Cabasa
Buddy Deppenschmidt Drums
Joe Ferrante Trumpet
Gary McFarland Conductor
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Antonio Carlos Jobim Guitar, Piano
Walter Levinsky Clarinet
Edison Machado Percussion
Hélcio Milito Drums
Luis Parga Percussion
Jose Paulo Percussion, Tambourine
Don Payne Bass
Romeo Penque Bass Clarinet
Doc Severinsen Trumpet
Jose Soorez Percussion
Tony Studd Trombone
Jose (Bigorna) Carlos Drums
Joe Hunt Drums
Gene Byrd Bass, Guitar
Tommy Williams Bass
Paulo Ferreira Drums
Gerald Sanfino Flute
Maria Toledo Vocals
Bill Reichenbach Drums
Technical Credits
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Roberto Menescal Composer
Benny Carter Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Gary McFarland Arranger
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Ray Hall Engineer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Frank Laico Engineer
Phil Ramone Engineer
Phil Schaap Producer
Richard Seidel Producer
Bob Simpson Engineer
Creed Taylor Contributor
George Knuerr Engineer
Seth Rothstein Producer
Ary Barroso Composer
Newton Mendonça Composer
Ronaldo Bôscoli Composer
Ed Green Engineer
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