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Album Review

Unlike other volumes in Verve's Pure Bossa Nova series, which focus the spotlight on artists with few good compilations outside Brazil, the disc on Antonio Carlos Jobim has dozens of rivals. And at 14 songs, it's a rather brief collection compared to the best. Still, it includes his best versions of his standards "Wave," "Corcovado," and "Vivo Sonhando" (all recorded in the '60s), along with representations of his later days in the '70s and '80s. Of the 14 tracks, only ten are from Jobim himself, the others being his songs recorded by Gal Costa, Sylvia Telles, and Caetano Veloso (who appears twice).


Born: January 25, 1927 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Genre: Brazilian

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

It has been said that Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim was the George Gershwin of Brazil, and there is a solid ring of truth in that, for both contributed large bodies of songs to the jazz repertoire, both expanded their reach into the concert hall, and both tend to symbolize their countries in the eyes of the rest of the world. With their gracefully urbane, sensuously aching melodies and harmonies,...
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