Ella Abraca Jobim

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Abraca Jobim
  • CAT # PACD-2630-201-2

    1. Somewhere In The Hills
    2. The Girl From Ipanema (English Vocal)
    3. Dindi
    4. Off Key
    5. Water To Drink
    6. Dreamer (Vivo Sonhando) 2:30
    7. Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars
    8. Bonita
    9. One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota So)
    10. Triste
    11. How Insensitive
    12. He's A Carioca
    13. This Love That I've Found (So Tinha De Ser Com Voce) 5:15
    14. A Felicidade
    15. Wave
    16. Song Of The Jet
    17. Photograph
    18. Useless Lsndscape

As the old joke has it, the definition of "songbook" in your dictionary should be accompanied by a photo of Ella Fitzgerald. No one did more than Fitzgerald to codify and disseminate the music of the 20th century's greatest tunesmiths through the Song Book volumes she created with producer Norman Granz, and the pair is in classic form on this collection of gems by Antonio Carlos Jobim. Percussionist and co-producer Paulinho da Costa ensures that the spirit of Brazil is present; Zoot Sims, Clark Terry, and Toots Thielemans add instrumental inspiration; and the First Lady of Song delivers the trademark magic (in English and Portuguese) that lovers of great music in any style can embrace. A track from the original double LP that was omitted from previous CD issues has been restored.

with Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Oscar Castro-Neves, Joe Pass, Toots Thielemans, Abraham Laboriel, Alex Acuna, Paulinho da Costa, and others

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