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Wave
     

Wave

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by Antonio Carlos Jobim
 

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When Creed Taylor left Verve/MGM for his own label under the auspices of A&M, he quickly signed Antonio Carlos Jobim and they picked up right where they left off with this stunningly seductive record, possibly Jobim's best. Jobim contributes his sparely rhythmic acoustic guitar, simple melodic piano style, a guest

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When Creed Taylor left Verve/MGM for his own label under the auspices of A&M, he quickly signed Antonio Carlos Jobim and they picked up right where they left off with this stunningly seductive record, possibly Jobim's best. Jobim contributes his sparely rhythmic acoustic guitar, simple melodic piano style, a guest turn at the harpsichord, and even a vocal on "Lamento," while Claus Ogerman lends a romantically brooding hand with the charts. A pair of instant standards are introduced ("Wave," "Triste"), but this album is to be cherished for its absolutely first-rate tunes -- actually miniature tone poems -- that escaped overexposure and thus sound fresh today. The most beautiful sleeper is "Batidinha," where the intuitive Jobim/Ogerman collaboration reaches its peak. One only wishes that this album were longer; 31:45 is not enough.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/1990
Label:
A&M
UPC:
0075021081222
catalogNumber:
812
Rank:
9368

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Antonio Carlos Jobim   Primary Artist,Guitar,Piano,Celeste,Harpsichord
Ron Carter   Bass
Jimmy Cleveland   Trombone
Urbie Green   Trombone
Jerome Richardson   Flute,Piccolo
Raymond Beckenstein   Flute,Piccolo
Claus Ogerman   Conductor
Bernard Eichen   Violin
Lewis Eley   Violin
Paul Gershman   Violin
Claudio Gion   Percussion,Drums
Emanuel Green   Violin
Louis Haber   Violin
Harry Lookofsky   Violin
Julius Held   Violin
Leo Kruczek   Violin
Joseph Malignaggi   Violin
Charles McCracken   Cello,Celli
Gene Orloff   Violin
Romeo Penque   Flute,Piccolo
Raoul Poliakin   Violin
Dom Um Romão   Drums
George Ricci   Cello,Celli
Domun Roma   Percussion,Drums
Bobby Rosengarden   Percussion,Drums
Harvey Shapiro   Cello,Celli
Joseph Singer   French Horn
Irving Spice   Violin
Louis Stone   Violin
Claudio Slon   Drums
Abe Kessler   Cello,Celli

Technical Credits

Claus Ogerman   Arranger
Rudy Van Gelder   Engineer
Norman Gimbel   Liner Notes
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Creed Taylor   Producer
George Frazier   Liner Notes

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Wave 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
WRN More than 1 year ago
Buy it, you will like it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Answer is: It went to Rio on the Air France Concorde. It takes about 5 hours. I can picture Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel and Antonio Carlos Jobim walking down the beach in Rio. A great disc to own and it will make you feel good!!!