Astrud For Lovers CD (2004)

Artist: Astrud Gilberto

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Label Universal Music Group
SKU 60624419
UPC 602498609958
UPC 14 00602498609958
Format CD
Release Date 1/27/2004
Author Astrud Gilberto
Associated Artist/Work Getz, Stan
Associated Artist/Work Getz, Stan (Sax)
Associated Artist/Work Gilberto, Joao
Associated Artist/Work Gillespie, Dizzy
Associated Artist/Work Joao
Associated Artist/Work Jobim, Antonio Carlos
Associated Artist/Work Jobim, Antonio Carlos (Jazz)
Associated Artist/Work Mukai, Shigeharu
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Technical Info
CatalogID 0001363
Lable Name Verve
Released 01/27/2004
Original Release 2004
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 38m : 51s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00602498609958
Musical Guests
Stan Getz
Gary Burton
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Walter Wanderley
Ron Carter
Toots Thielemans
Gil Evans
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Toots Thielemans (whistling, guitar, harmonica); Antonio Carlos Jobim (guitar, piano); Joao Gilberto (guitar, background vocals); Kenny Burrell (guitar); Bud Shank (flute); Stan Getz (tenor saxophone); Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn); Kai Winding, Urbie Green (trombone); Walter Wanderley (piano, organ); Joao Donato, Warren Bernhardt, Gil Evans (piano); Gary Burton (vibraphone); Gene Cherico, Ron Carter, Tommy Williams (bass); Grady Tate, Gary Chester, Joe Hunt (drums); Airto Moreira, Bobby Rosengarden, Dom Um Romao (percussion).
Producers: Creed Taylor, Pete Spargo, Brooks Arthur.
Compilation producers: Ken Druker, Bryan Koniarz.
Recorded between 1963 & 1969. Includes liner notes by Al Young.
This is part of Verve's "For Lovers" series.
Astrud for Lovers is a strong collection of love songs performed by Brazilian singer Astrud Gilberto. Her wispy and melancholic vocals are featured in a variety of settings recorded between 1963 and 1969 for Verve. The earliest tune, "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)," is taken from the legendary Getz/Gilberto album that marked Astrud's star-making first recording. The rest of the collection finds her with Stan Getz again doing a sweet version of "It Might as Well Be Spring" in 1964, crooning a smooth "Tu Mi Delirio" with organist Walter Wanderley in 1966, fronting a big orchestra in 1969 on two songs taken from the Beach Samba album, and essaying the intimate "Mahna de Carnival" with just guitar for accompaniment. The album shows that while she had a limited vocal range she knew how to get the most out of it and that she was equally at home in many settings. Not to mention that the collection establishes and maintains a lovely romantic mood throughout! That is what they had in mind no doubt and they succeeded. ~ Tim Sendra
Disc 1
1 Only Trust Your Heart
2 Once I Loved
3 Tu Mi Delirio
4 World Stop Turning
5 Manha De Carnaval
6 Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars)
7 My Foolish Heart
8 Look To The Rainbow
9 It Might As Well Be Spring
10 Lonely Afternoon
11 Love Is Stronger Far Than We
12 Shadow Of Your Smile, The
Product Attributes
Artist Gilberto,Astrud
Label Universal Music Group
Music Format Compact Disc

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