Verve Jazz Masters 8

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All Music Guide - Michael G. Nastos
Vol. 8 of the Verve Jazz Masters series features Stan Getz in a wide variety of settings. Of the many recordings he did for the label, it would be hard to pin down his greatest tracks, but what is included on this collection has depth and substance, if not being altogether familiar. The CD is bookended by his most famous bossa nova hits, "Desafinado" and the immortal "The Girl from Ipanema." In between, you get a cross section of bop, ballads, and a little string-sweetened music. The cuts that stand out are the swinger of Duke Jordan's "Jordu," Chick Corea's sprightly waltz "Windows," and European organist Eddy Louiss and Getz doing the soulful "Dynasty." The ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Michael G. Nastos
Vol. 8 of the Verve Jazz Masters series features Stan Getz in a wide variety of settings. Of the many recordings he did for the label, it would be hard to pin down his greatest tracks, but what is included on this collection has depth and substance, if not being altogether familiar. The CD is bookended by his most famous bossa nova hits, "Desafinado" and the immortal "The Girl from Ipanema." In between, you get a cross section of bop, ballads, and a little string-sweetened music. The cuts that stand out are the swinger of Duke Jordan's "Jordu," Chick Corea's sprightly waltz "Windows," and European organist Eddy Louiss and Getz doing the soulful "Dynasty." The brilliant but obscure guitarist René Thomas is also present. What could easily be expanded to a double or triple CD is condensed into an intriguing mix of tunes that faithfully showcases the cool and more energetic tenor of Getz. It's a good purchase.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/22/1994
  • Label: Polygram Mod Afw
  • UPC: 731451982323
  • Catalog Number: 519823
  • Sales rank: 292,358

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Desafinado (5:52)
  2. 2 Shine (8:51)
  3. 3 Body and Soul (3:16)
  4. 4 Gladys (7:46)
  5. 5 It Never Entered My Mind (3:53)
  6. 6 Jordu (8:31)
  7. 7 Windows (8:59)
  8. 8 Dynasty (9:47)
  9. 9 Her (6:11)
  10. 10 The Girl from Ipanema (5:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Getz Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Byrd Guitar
Conte Candoli Trumpet
Ron Carter Bass
Jodie Christian Piano
Herb Ellis Guitar
Astrud Gilberto Vocals
João Gilberto Guitar, Vocals, Valve Clarinet
Lionel Hampton Vibes
Duke Jordan Piano
Shelly Manne Drums
Oscar Peterson Piano
Jimmy Raney Guitar
René Thomas Guitar
Lou Levy Piano
Grady Tate Drums
Connie Kay Drums
Milton Banana Drums
Keter Betts Bass
Ray Brown Bass
Chick Corea Piano
Bill Crow Bass
Buddy Deppenschmidt Drums
Frank Isola Drums
Antonio Carlos Jobim Piano
Eddy Louiss Organ
Bernard Lubat Drums
Alan Martin Violin
Bruce Rogers Cello
Victor Sproles Bass
Marshall Thompson Drums
Leroy Vinnegar Bass
Hershy Kay Conductor
Gene Byrd Bass, Guitar
Tommy Williams Bass
Jacob Glick Viola
Gerald Tarbach Violin
Bill Reichenbach Percussion
Technical Credits
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
George Martin Producer
Norman Granz Producer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Michael Lang Compilation Supervisor
Fernando Santos Vault Research
Eddie Sauter Arranger
Creed Taylor Producer
Francis Davis Liner Notes
Sheryl Lutz-Brown Art Direction
Gary N. Mayo Mastering
Coleman Brice Vault Research
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