Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd – Jazz Samba Japan LP with obi


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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Jazz Samba by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Jazz Samba is a 1974 Japanese pressing of an LP that was originally released in 1962.

The cover is VG++ and very close to M-, with a couple of corner dents and light foxing on the inside.

The obi is M-.  The insert is M-.

The disc is M- with a few spindle marks on each label, but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean disc!

A beautiful copy of a terrific Jazz/Bossa Nova LP.  Great-sounding recording, too!

Background: Released in 1962, Jazz Samba was the album that introduced most Americans to the Bossa Nova craze. gave Jazz Samba a 5 star review:

Partly because of its Brazilian collaborators and partly because of “The Girl From Ipanema,” Getz/Gilberto is nearly always acknowledged as the Stan Getz bossa nova LP. But Jazz Samba is just as crucial and groundbreaking; after all, it came first, and in fact was the first full-fledged bossa nova album ever recorded by American jazz musicians. And it was just as commercially successful, topping the LP charts and producing its own pop chart hit single in “Desafinado.” …Absolutely essential for any jazz collection.

You can listen to “Desafinado” here:

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Verve
Catalog Number:
MV 2089
Year of Release: 1974
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in