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Jazz Samba

Jazz Samba
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6 years, 5 months ago at Jan 1 1:22
The album that popularized Brazilian jazz music in America. This is a classic and I can't find any thing wrong with the album. One of those insant 5/5 albums simply for it's place in American music history and for setting the standard for Latin-Jazz to come. The follow up that Stan Getz would do, Getz/Gilberto [featuring Antônio Carlos Jobim], turned out even to be more popular as well. A classic... read more
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Description: Jazz Samba is a bossa nova LP by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd, released on the Verve label on February 13, 1962. Jazz Samba was the first major bossa-nova album on the American jazz scene. It was the real start of the bossa-nova excitement in America, which peaked in the mid-1960s. Though Stan Getz was the featured star of the album, it was very strongly inspired and designed by the guitarist Charlie Byrd. They were joined by two bassists (Keter Betts and Charlie's brother Gene (Joe) Byrd), and two drummers (Buddy Deppenschmidt and Bill Reichenbach) for the recording at All Souls Church, Unitarian in Washington, DC on 13 Februa ... (more)
Manufacturer: MGM/Verve
Release date: 20 April 1962
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0731452141323 UPC: 731452141323
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