Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto – Getz/Gilberto Japan LP with obi

$60.00

A 1982 Japanese pressing of Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Getz/Gilberto is a 1982 Japanese pressing of an album that was originally released in 1963.

The cover is VG++, with trace corner wear.  The obi is M-.

The insert is M-.

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

A beautiful copy of a Jazz/Bossa Nova classic.

Background: Released in 1964, Getz/Gilberto caught lightning in a bottle and caught America at just the right moment to take advantage of the Bossa Nova craze that lasted for the next three years or so.

Helped by the pop hit, “The Girl from Ipanema,” the album sold more than two million copies and became one of the biggest-selling Jazz albums of all time.

Allmusic.com gave Getz/Gilberto a 5 star review:

One of the biggest-selling jazz albums of all time, not to mention bossa nova’s finest moment, Getz/Gilberto trumped Jazz Samba by bringing two of bossa nova’s greatest innovators — guitarist/singer João Gilberto and composer/pianist Antonio Carlos Jobim — to New York to record with Stan Getz. The results were magic. … This music has nearly universal appeal; it’s one of those rare jazz records about which the purist elite and the buying public are in total agreement. Beyond essential.

 

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Verve
Catalog Number:
23 MJ 3162
Year of Release: 1982
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × .25 in