Rio For Lovers 1006 CD (2006)

Artist: Various

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Product Overview


Label Universal Music Group
SKU 203112234
UPC 602498425329
UPC 14 00602498425329
Format CD
Release Date 10/10/2006
Author Various
Technical Info
CatalogID 0007570
Lable Name Verve
Released 10/10/2006
Original Release 2006
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00602498425329
Album Notes and Credits
An extremely gentle, sweet and mellow sampler of love songs from Brazilian composers like Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonf  done by Brazilian singers and American jazz musicians, Rio for Lovers is as soothing and affirming as a light spring breeze, with nothing jarring to shake the mood of impending romance, and the whole sequence drifts softly by like so many strands of silk. Highlights include Elis Regina singing (with Antonio Carlos Jobim playing piano and adding vocals) Jobim's "In£til Paisagem (Useless Landscape)," Astrud Gilberto's interpretation (with Luiz Bonf  on guitar) of Bonf 's "Manha de Carnival (Morning of the Carnival)," and American tenor sax player Coleman Hawkins' wink-and-a-grin version of Jayme Silva's "O Pato (The Duck)." Light and mellow enough to work as background music for a romantic evening, but with enough grace and class to actually work successfully with close listening, Rio for Lovers pulls off a nice little balancing act. ~ Steve Leggett
Disc 1
1 Inutil Paisagem - Elis Regina/Antonio Carlos Jobim
2 Sambalero - Stan Getz/Luiz Bonf 
3 Manha De Carnival - Astrud Gilberto
4 Happy Madness - Joe Henderson
5 Samba Triste - Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd
6 Vivo Sonhando - Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto
7 Meditation - Antonio Carlos Jobim
8 Silencio Do Amor - Luiz Bonf 
9 Moca Flor - Tamba 4
10 Safely In Your Arms - Marcos Valle
11 O Pato - Coleman Hawkins
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