Saturday, October 1, 2011

SHM-CD of the Month - "Gilberto with Turrentine"

SHM-CD of the Month
Astrud Gilberto: "Gilberto with Turrentine" (CTI) 1971

Rating: ***** (musical performance & sonic quality)

Produced by Creed Taylor
Engineered & Digitally Remastered for SHM-CD release by Rudy Van Gelder
Cover Photo: Pete Turner
Liner Photos: Price Givens
Album design: Bob Ciano
Recorded at Van Gelder Studios (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey) on January 13, February 1 & 4, March 19 & April 6, 1971

Arranged & Conducted by Eumir Deodato
Featuring: Astrud Gilberto (vocals), Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax), Eumir Deodato (acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ), Ron Carter (acoustic bass & electric bass), Russell George (electric bass), João Palma (drums), Dom Um Romão (drums, percussion, vocal effects), Dennis Seiwell (drums), Airto Moreira (percussion), Sivuca (acoustic guitar), Gene Bertoncini (acoustic guitar), Sam Brown (12-string acoustic guitar & electric guitar), Bob Mann (electric guitar solos), Toots Thielemans (harmonica), Hubert Laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque & Jerome Richardson (flutes), Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julie Held, Harry Katzman, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin), Harold Coletta (viola) & George Ricci (cello).

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