Thursday, April 25, 2013

Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto - Recorded in Rio de Janeiro


Nice, more light than emphatic Afro-Latin and jazz mixture by flutist Herbie Mann and composer/vocalist Joao Gilberto. The two make an effective team, with Gilberto's sometimes sentimental, sometimes impressionistic works effectively supported by Mann's lithe flute solos. - by Ron Wynn, AMG

Mann's second State Department tour took him to Brazil, where in Rio de Janeiro he heard a new form of music called bossa nova, which combined Afro-Brazilian rhythms with advanced, impressionistic harmonies. Mann and his tour mate Stan Getz were among the first to bring bossa nova back to the United States.
"For me, Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically," Mann said in an online interview. "If I had to pick just one music style to play, it would be Brazilian. Mann's time in Brazil led to recordings with pianist and composer Antonio Carlos Jobim and guitarist Joao Gilberto. They recorded the album Herbie Mann and Joao Gilberto with Antonio Carlos Jobim, which featured Jobim's well known composition "One Note Samba" and guitarist Baden Powell's composition "Consolacao." - from jazz.com

Artist: Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto
Album: Recorded in Rio de Janeiro
Year: 1965
Label: Atlantic (1998)
Runtime: 31:20

Tracks:
1.  Amor Em Paz (Antonio Carlos Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes) 2:36
2.  Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim/Newton Mendonca) 1:58
3.  Bolinha De Papel (Geraldo Pereira) 1:15
4.  Insensatez (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 3:05
5.  Maria Ninguem (Carlos Lyra) 2:20
6.  O Barquinho (Roberto Menescal/Ronaldo Boscoli) 2:27
7.  Samba Da Minha Terra (Dorival Cyammi) 2:20
8.  Rosa Morena (Dorival Cyammi) 2:02
9.  Consolacao (Baden Powell) 4:26
10.  One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos Jobim/Newton Mendonca) 3:20
11.  Bim Bom (Joao Gilberto) 1:12
12.  Deve Ser Amor (Baden Powell/Vinicius de Moraes) 4:19

Personnel:
Herbie Mann (Flute and Alto Flute)
Joao Gilberto (Guitar and Vocals)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (Arranged, Piano and Vocals)
Baden Powell (Guitar) - 12

8 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for this fine album. Very best wishes to you,

    Iggy

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  2. Beautiful album! Thank you!

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  4. sorry, but I can' find it. I can´t see the text file

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