Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Joao Gilberto, Brazil Samba Jazz, Maņana De Carnaval - Garotta Do Ipanema (1) - Samba De Una Nota So
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Latin Music
Loren J. Rubin | Los Angeles, CA United States | 09/12/2003
(1 out of 5 stars)
"This album is billed as a Joao Gilberto Album, it's NOT! Only 2 tracks are Joao (En Conversa & Astronauta), the rest are various uncredited Brazilian bands of varying quality doing OK versions of Samba standards. To add insult to injury it has 14 tracks listed, and it actually has only 8 on the CD! And no liner notes whatsoever.I give it one star because an album with even 2 Joao songs is still worth owning. But this one is not worth buying.I heard a double album a few years back that was Joao doing all Samba numbers, and I thought this was it. I was wrong. I'm still looking.If you are looking for great Joao, try these live albums: Ela E' Carioca, Live in Montreaux, and Ao Vivo: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar. They are all wonderful! Solo voice & guitar he is at his best!"
Samba, Samba, Samba...
Loren J. Rubin | 06/15/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)
"A very good start to understanding the lure of Samba in Brazil. It will open your ears and eventually your eyes to the simple reasons that so many of us "gringos" head South for Carnival, New Year's Eve, Summer, or for the weekend. This albumn is truly Brasil. Valeu!"