Vince Guaraldi Trio

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Jazz Impressions Of Black Orpheus

  • Release Date: 15 Jul 2014
  • OJC-437

Impressions of Black Orpheus is the legendary album by the Vince Guaraldi Trio, originally released in 1962. The album contains both original compositions and covers of songs from the 1959 film Black Orpheus. It spawned the hit single 'Cast Your Fate to the Wind', which won the 1963 Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition.
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This San Francisco trio of the mid-1950s has a sparkling personality all its own with a refreshing lack of pretentiousness; an ebullient swing on the up-tempos, and a subtle, unhackneyed approach to ballads such as "Sweet and Lovely" and/or jazz standards such as John Lewis's "Django."

Vince Guaraldi and Eddie Duran had been longtime associates on the San Francisco music scene and their rapport is self-evident. Bassist Dean Reilly fit right in to help form a trio that is the epitome of "easy listening," without sounding like the King Cole Trio or any of the many other piano/guitar/bass trios so popular in the previous decade.