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Antonio Carlos Jobim – Stone Flower (Speakers Corner)

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  • Almost everything seemed to have been said about Bossa Nova when around 1970 the scene looked back on two decades of musical style from the synthesis of samba and cool jazz elements. Experimental musicians such as Luis Bonfa, Baden Powell, Charly Byrd, João and Astrud Gilberto and saxophonist Stan Getz gave the 'new thing' fire and sentiment. Above all stands Carlos Antonio Jobim, who sent his catchy tunes on a world tour like the ticking and pushing piece "Desafinado" and the ingeniously monotonous "One Note Samba".

    That there was still a lot to say for the man from Ipanema is shown by this album, which shows Jobim's creative profile at its peak of maturity. Already in the first title, in which Urbie Green sings in the purest and highest notes on the trombone "Tereza My Love", it becomes apparent that the late vintage of the bossa structures the style-forming rhythm far more finely than the dance-febrile earliness. The melodies are rhythmically interwoven with shining gold and silver threads, as it were, and condensed sound waves remain fragrant and tender. And yet the players also let the samba horses off the leash when the Latin classic "Brazil" is crisply lace-making.

    Sound magician Deodato as arranger and conductor and Rudy van Gelder as audio technician round off this LP to a masterpiece of the bossa repertoire, with which everything should really be said.

    "Stone Flower" - Antonio Carlos Jobim (p, el-p, v, voc, g); Joe Farrell (ss); Urbie Green (tb); Hubert Laws (fl); Eumir Deodato (g, arr, cond); Harry Lookofsky (v); Ron Carter (b); Airto Moreira, Everaldo Ferreira (perc); João Palma (dr); João Palma (dr)

    Reviews

    "Lovely." (Good Times, April / May 2015)

    "...this perfectly pressed 180-gram reissue brings the old magic, which looks like the soundtrack of that era, into today." (Stereo, July 2015)

  • Artist: Antonio Carlos Jobim
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: Germany
    Genre: World
    Style: Bossa Nova
  • A1 Tereza My Love
    A2 Children'S Games
    A3 Choro
    A4 Brazil
    B1 Stone Flower
    B2 Amparo
    B3 Andorinha
    B4 God And The Devil In The Land Of The Sun
    B5 Sabia