Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto - Getz and Gilberto

 (Japanese Import)


Label:

Verve

Genre:

Jazz

Product No.:
CVEJ 9043 SA
Availability:
In Stock
Category:

SHM Single Layer SACDs


Note: OBI Strip may or may not be included and packaging may change as stock from manufacturer varies.


Please note: These SHM-SACD reissues are packaged in plastic jewel cases, not cardboard mini-LP jackets.

SHM-SACD (Super High Material SACD) is the ultimate Super Audio CD that utilizes the materials and technologies that were developed for the SHM-CD to further enhance the audio-resolution. These discs are made with polycarbonate developed for the screen of the liquid crystal display. As it has a higher transparency, players can read the signal more faithfully. Also, it excels in fluidity, which enables you to cast a more accurate pit. What works wonders for a low resolution format such as CD should offer even greater sonic improvements in a real high resolution format such as SACD.

- Two-channel SACD layer only, to secure enough reflectance and not to compress DSD file.
- Label of the disc is printed with a special green ink called 'Onsho Shiyou,' which minimizes diffuse reflection.
- Carefully selected master audio is used, from existing DSD files to newly converted from analog tapes.

Two names spring to mind upon hearing the words jazz and samba , namely those of Stan Getz and João Gilberto. But really one should be thinking of Antonio Carlos Jobim, who, with his composition from 1958 Chega de saudade, first created the type of Brazilian samba that is known today as bossa nova. It was with one of Jobim's songs, Desafinado, that the bossa nova began its triumphant conquest of the USA. In 1962, Stan Getz made the work widely known when he recorded the number, together with Charlie Byrd, on his album Jazz Samba. It was this recording, along with Focus (1961), which was responsible for Getz's definitive comeback in the USA at that same time. Jazz Samba opened the floodgates to a new musical vogue, and although cool jazz had been swept aside by hard bop, the reserved and melancholy touch of Getz's style once again became all the rage. It is really not at all surprising, therefore, that the album Getz/Gilberto, recorded in March 1963 for the Verve label, was a winner right from the very start, bringing together as it did the two godfathers of samba Jobim and Gilberto with their American brother Getz. This music is like a pleasantly warm bath whose water is perfumed with essential oil, or like a mild summer night bathed in golden moonlight. The songs, all of them now classics in their own right, are filled with the joy of life, peace and harmony.



1. The Girl from Ipanema
2. Doralice
3. P'ra Muchucar
4. Desafinado
5. Corcovado
6. So Dance Samba
7. O Grande Amor
8. Vivio Sonhando

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 3 person(s) rated this product.

Very Good Recording

posted on 08/01/2011
5 Stars
Very enjoyable album. nice and relaxing to unwind after a hard day work. Very good performance by the performancers. Worth the price for it.


GETZ/GILBERTO SHM SACD

posted on 01/19/2011
5 Stars
Reviewer: George Saubon
I'm not really sure how far the mastering engineer was able to access the master tapes sequence on remastering the DSD master. The sonics was just spectacular...there are more ambience and the vocals are silky smooth. It was more apparent that the reed on Stan's sax was wet and full of spit, it was spitty and breathy which I didn't experienced in the previous Verve release. It has much greater clarity, huge soundstage, more air and the ease of presentation was awesome.


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