The Diva

The Diva

by Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto


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Astrud Gilberto, the Brazilian canary with the voice like honey and diction that defied belief, has been compiled many times on Verve, but rarely as well as on her entry in 2003's The Diva Series. A 21-track of her prime decade, the '60s, this one includes all of the classics associated with her: "The Girl From Ipanema," "Agua de Beber," "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)," "So Nice (Summer Samba)," and "Dindi." Not all of her LPs have been reissued on CD (in the States), so the compilers also added tracks that may surprise a few Gilberto fans, like "Eu e Voce" and "Canto de Ossanha (Let Go)."

Product Details

Release Date: 05/20/2003
Label: Verve
UPC: 0044006521428
catalogNumber: 065214

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Astrud Gilberto   Primary Artist
Warren Bernhardt   Piano
Phil Bodner   Woodwind
Bob Brookmeyer   Valve Trombone
Gary Burton   Vibes
Ron Carter   Bass
Johnny Coles   Trumpet
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone
João Gilberto   Guitar,Vocals
Urbie Green   Trombone
Hubert Laws   Flute
Bud Shank   Flute
Marvin Stamm   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Warren Covington   Trombone
Seldon Powell   Flute,Saxophone
Ernie Royal   Trumpet
Grady Tate   Drums
Stu Williamson   Trumpet
Brooks Arthur   Vocals
Deodato   Conductor
Stan Free   Keyboards
Walter Wanderley   Organ,Piano
Ron Dante   Drums
Stan Webb   Woodwind
Airto Moreira   Percussion
Ray Alonge   French Horn
Wayne Andre   Trombone
Ben Aronov   Piano,Harpsichord,Keyboards
Milton Banana   Drums
Seymour Barab   Cello
John Barber   Tuba
Seymour Berman   Viola
Maurice Bialkin   Cello
Maurice Brown   Cello
James Buffington   French Horn
Kenny Burrell   Guitar
Earl Chapin   French Horn
Gene Cherico   Bass
Leon S. Cohen   Saxophone
Harold Coletta   Viola
Burt Collins   Flugelhorn
George Devens   Vibes
Sal DiTroia   Guitar
Richard Dickler   Viola
João Donato   Piano
Alan Douglas   Percussion
Don Sebesky   Conductor
Arnold Eidus   Violin
Gil Evans   Piano,Conductor
Joseph Firrantello   Saxophone
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Mickey Gravine   Trombone
Paul Griffin   Keyboards
Bill Hammond   Woodwind
Harry Lookofsky   Violin
Jack Jennings   Percussion
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Guitar,Piano,Vocals
Harry Katzman   Violin
Leo Kruczek   Violin
Bill Lavorgna   Drums
Joe Mondragon   Bass
Dave Mankovitz   Viola
Jose Marino   Bass
Marty Paich   Conductor
Charles McCracken   Cello
Hélcio Milito   Drums
Tony Miranda   French Horn
Jimmy Nottingham   Trumpet
Linda November   Vocals
George Ockner   Violin
Gene Orloff   Violin
Frank Owens   Keyboards
Dom Um Romão   Percussion,Berimbau
George Ricci   Cello
Rogers   Drums
Bobby Rosengarden   Percussion,Drums
Margaret Ross   Harp
Harvey Shapiro   Cello
Alan Shulman   Cello
Maretha Stewart   Vocals
Louis Stone   Violin
Tony Studd   Bass Trombone
Toots Thielemans   Guitar,Harmonica,Human Whistle
Marcos Valle   Guitar
David Omar White   Vocals
Harry Wimmer   Cello
Kai Winding   Trombone
Robert Gregg   Percussion
Joseph Macho   Bass
Claudio Slon   Drums
Archie Levin   Viola
Julio Ruggiero   Bass
Paul Winter Consort   Violin
Joe Shepley   Flugelhorn
Dave Schwartz   Viola
Albert Gorgoni Orchestra   Conductor
Tommy Williams   Bass
Joseph Haber   Violin
Frankie Callen   Drums
Gene Maharrey   Drums

Technical Credits

Tim Hardin   Composer
Luiz Bonfá   Composer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
João Gilberto   Composer
Michel Legrand   Composer
Gene Lees   Composer
Brooks Arthur   Vocal Arrangements
Deodato   Arranger,Composer
Gayle Caldwell   Composer
Baden Powell   Composer
John Court   Composer
Aloysio de Oliveira   Composer
Don Sebesky   Arranger
Gil Evans   Arranger
Will Friedwald   Liner Notes
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Antônio Maria   Composer
Marty Paich   Arranger
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Marcos Valle   Composer
Paul Vance   Composer
Eddie Barclay   Composer
Lee Pockriss   Composer
Carlos Lyra   Composer
Ray Gilbert   Composer
Hollis King   Art Direction
Eddy Marnay   Composer
Matt Dubey   Composer
Paulo Sérgio Valle   Composer
Albert Gorgoni Orchestra   Arranger
Alexander Gelfand   Notes Editing
Ken Druker   Executive Producer
Gary Kelley   Illustrations
Cesar Portillo de la Luz   Composer

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