Saturday, June 10, 2017

Zoot Sims - New Beat Bossa Nova, vol. 2

An overlooked chapter in American bossa jazz of the 60s — recordings that weren't nearly as well-circulated as the Stan Getz bossa nova albums on Verve, but which have an equally special sort of sparkle ! The arrangements here are by Manny Albam and Al Cohn — who both bring an earlier sense of large jazz charts into play with the tighter rhythms of the bossa — at a level that makes things explode nicely with a sense of color, while still keeping the groove light overall ! Zoot Sims sounds great in the setting — which opens up with that great mouthy sound he brought to tenor — a voice that's nicely earthy at times, but which still has the right lyricism to match the music. Other players include a quartet of flutes, with Phil Bodner — plus Jim Hall and Barry Galbraith on guitars, and Milt Hinton on bass...
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Zoot Sims
New Beat Bossa Nova, vol. 2
Means the Samba Swings


1 Cancion de Bernardito (Bernie’s Tune) (Leiber, Miller, Stoller)  3:02
2 Poquito Cantando (Costa)  2:34
3 Piez Danzantes (Tickle Toe) (Young)  2:41
4 Camino Solitario (Lonesome Road) (Austin, Shilkret)  4:24
5 Samba Instantanea (Instant Samba) (Costa)  2:28
6 Llamaron El Viento Maria (They Call The Wind Maria) (Lerner, Loewe)  2:59
7 Querido Retorna a Mi (Lover Come Back To Me) (Romberg, Hammerstein)  5:04
8 Hijo de la Naturaleza (Nature Boy) (Ahbez)  3:06
9 Buscando la Luna (Reaching For The Moon) (Berlin)  2:54
10 No Juegues con El Amor (Don’t Fool With Love) (Lebowsky, Lehmann)  3:19


Spencer Sinatra, Ron Odrich, Jerry Sanfino, Phil Bodner - fl & cl
Sol Schlinger - cl
Jim Hall - g
Barry Galbraith - g
Milt Hinton - b
Willie Rodriguez, Sol Gubin, Tommy López, Ted Sommer - perc

Recorded in New York ; November 1962


Melanchthon said...

carrolin said...

Muchas gracias Mel

Anonymous said...


deGallo said...

Thank you!!

sep troelstra said...

Many thanks!!

Blue Eyes said...

ZootJimlipopette! thank you very much Mel for this new Japaneses release!

Anonymous said...

Muchas gracia. Qué delicia!!!!!

Kovina Kris said...

These Bossa albums by Zoot are quite enjoyable.