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

$60.00

A Japanese pressing of Jazz Samba by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd, including the original obi.

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Description

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++, with trace ring wear and a couple of minor corner dings.

The obi is M-.  The insert is M-.

The disc is M- and looks like it might have been played once.

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.

Allmusic.com 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