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Various Artists: Little Box Of Bossa Nova / Various

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Artist: Various Artists

Artist: Various Artists
Title: Little Box Of Bossa Nova / Various
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Bossa Nova ("the new trend") was ignited in the USA by the release, in February 1962, of the Verve Records album Jazz Samba - an inspired collaboration by tenor saxophonist Stan Getz and guitarist Charlie Byrd. The album was comprised entirely (save for one cut) of songs written by Brazilian songwriters then unknown to the American public. The album's attractive meld of an addictive but gentle, Brazilian-inspired groove with mellifluous jazz soloing resulted in a tasteful and highly accessible confection that the American public found irresistible - so much so that they bought it in their millions and by September 1962 the album had risen to pole position on Billboard's Top 200 pop albums list, and ended up spending 70 weeks on the chart. Jazz Samba also spawned a hit in the shape of the Anton Jobim composition, 'Desafinado,' which reached No. 15 on the US singles chart and grabbed itself a Grammy for Best Jazz Performance. The rest, as they say, is history. This 3 x CD box set collects together ninety Bossa Nova classics by both Brazilian and American musicians and performers and includes both the familiar - 'Desafinado,' 'Bossa Nova USA,' 'Soul Bossa Nova' et al - alongside the less successful but equally joyous numbers from the likes of Joao Gilberto, Silvia Telles, Herbie Mann and numerous others. In completion this box set is quite possibly the best Bossa Nova collection available, covering as it does the scenes from the early 1960s - when 'the new trend' was all the rage - in both it's homeland of Brazil and in it's adopted territory, the USA.

Tracks:
1.1 Lamento No Morro (Luiz Bonfa ; Roberto Paiva)
1.2 Outra Vez (Sergio Mendes)
1.3 Fotografia (Silvia Telles)
1.4 Luiz Bonfa ; Roberto Paiva
1.5 Meditacao (Maysa)
1.6 Influencia Do Jazz (Carlos Lyra)
1.7 Carlos Lyra - Influencia Do Jazz 2:11
1.8 Elizete Cardoso - Outra Vez 1:54
1.9 Luiz Bonfa - Inquietacao 2:26
1.10 Eu Preciso de Voce (Luiz Eca, Astor Silva ; the Astor Silva Group)
1.11 Discussao (Silvia Telles)
1.12 Silvia Telles - Discussao 1:59
1.13 Luiz Bonfa ; Roberto Paiva - Um Nome de Muhler 2:09
1.14 Comigo E Assim (Donato E Seu Conjunto)
1.15 Donato E Seu Conjunto - Comigo E Assim 2:20
1.16 Corcovado (Silvia Telles)
1.17 Mambinho (Joao Donato E Seu Conjunto)
1.18 Joao Donato E Seu Conjunto - Mambinho 3:40
2.1 Desafinado (Stan Getz ; Charlie Byrd)
2.2 Soul Bossa Nova (Quincy Jones)
2.3 Bossa Nova USA (Dave Brubeck Quartet)
2.4 Clouds (Cannonball Adderley (W/ the Bossa Rio Sextet of Brazil))
2.5 Amor Em Paz (Herbie Mann)
2.5 Herbie Mann - Amor Em Paz 2:36
2.6 Bud Shank ; Clare Fischer - Samba Da Borboleta 3:33
2.7 Dizzy Gillespie - in a Shanty in Old Shanty Town 4:23
2.8 Coleman Hawkins - O Pato (The Duck) 4:12
2.9 Cal Tjader - Vai Querer 3:02
2.11 Shu Shu (Ike Quebec)
2.12 Corcovado (Ike Quebec)
2.12 Miles Davis - Corcovado 2:42
2.14 Brazil (Grant Green)
2.15 Acertate Mas (Laurindo Almeida ; Bud Shank)
2.15 Laurindo Almeida ; Bud Shank - Acertate Mas 3:04
2.16 Lalo Schifrin - the Wave 2:40
2.18 Recado Bossa Nova Part 1 (Zoot Sims)
2.19 One Note Samba (George Shearing)
2.19 George Shearing - One Note Samba 2:45
2.20 Dave Pike - Ginha 3:55
2.21 Charlie Byrd - Meditacao 3:09
3.1 Chega de Saudade 2:01
3.3 Brigas, Nunca Mais (Joao Gilberto)
3.3 Brigas, Nunca Mais 2:05
3.4 Ho - Ba
3.6 Maria Ninguem (Joao Gilberto)
3.7 Desafinado (Joao Gilberto)
3.7 Desafinado 1:58
3.9 Morena Boca de Ouro (Joao Gilberto)
3.10 Bim Bom (Joao Gilberto)
3.11 Aos Pes Da Cruz (Joao Gilberto)
3.11 Aos Pes Da Cruz 1:34
3.12 E Luxo So 1:56
3.14 Doralice (Joao Gilberto)
3.14 Doralice 1:25
3.15 So Em Teus Bracos 1:46
3.17 Se E Tarde, Me Perdoa (Joao Gilberto)
3.17 Se E Tarde, Me Perdoa 1:43
3.19 Meditacao (Joao Gilberto)
3.19 Meditacao 1:44
3.21 Corcovado (Joao Gilberto)
3.21 Corcovado 1:58
3.23 Amor Certinho (Joao Gilberto)
3.23 Amor Certinho 1:50
3.25 O Samba Da Minha Terra (Joao Gilberto)
3.26 O Barquinho (Joao Gilberto)
3.27 Bolinha de Papel (Joao Gilberto)
3.27 Bolinha de Papel 1:19
3.29 A Primeira Vez (Joao Gilberto)
3.29 A Primeira Vez 1:52
3.30 O Amore Em Paz 2:23
3.32 Trem de Ferro (Trenzinho) (Joao Gilberto)
3.33 Coisa Mais Linda (Joao Gilberto)
3.33 Coisa Mais Linda 2:52
3.35 Insensatez (Joao Gilberto)
3.36 Este Seu Olhar (Joao Gilberto)
3.36 Este Seu Olhar 2:14
3.37 Manha de Carnival 2:35
3.38 Medley: O Nosso Amor/A Felicidade 3:06
3.39 (Disc 3 Performed By Joao Gilberto)

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