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Salena Sings Jobim With The Jobims

CD (Item 826913) Vine Gate (UK), 1994 — Condition: Used
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A surprising bossa treasure from vocalist Salena Jones – recorded in the 90s, but done with a gently grooving style that takes us back to the 60s – no surprise, as she's got some help from the Jobim family on this one! The tunes are all written by Antonio Carlos Jobim, who also plays piano and supervises the session – aided by son Paulo, who produced and plays guitar, as well as son Daniel, who plays piano too! Given the Jobim-heavy participation, the set's got a perfectly-poised approach to the material – one that really gets the airy feel of the tunes right, and which seems to just float Salena's vocals into the mix on a pillow of sound – providing her with English lyrics for most tunes, so that she really gets at the spirit of the set. Jobim Sr sings on 2 tracks – and titles include "I Was Just One More For You", "Desafinado", "Song Of The Jet", "Bonita", "Girl From Ipanema", "Dindi", and "Somewhere In The Hills".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print.)

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