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John Pizzarelli, Bossa Nova

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John Pizzarelli, Bossa Nova

Audio CD

Disk ID: 231022

Disk length: 53m 57s (13 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 2004

Label: Unknown

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“Bossa Nova” Tracks & Durations

1. One Note Samba 4:42
2. Fascinatin' Rhythm 3:53
3. The Girl From Ipanema 4:55
4. Your Smiling Face 2:57
5. Estate 4:58
6. Desafinado (Off Key) 2:35
7. Aquelas Coisas Todas (All Those Things) 5:28
8. I Remember 3:45
9. Francesca 4:32
10. Love Dance 3:39
11. Só Danço Samba 3:29
12. Águas De Março (Waters Of March) 3:59
13. Soares Samba 4:56

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Being the son of a renowned jazz guitarist can be daunting, but Bucky Pizzarelli's son John, a guitarist since the age of six, has been building a formidable career of his own since fronting his first trio in the early 1990s. With Bossa Nova, Pizzarelli continues to pursue thoughtfully realized thematic projects. This set mixes exceptional versions of five songs by Antonio Carlos Jobim with luscious Brazilian adaptations of standards (including Gershwin's "Fascinating Rhythm") and a couple of Pizzarelli originals. The small ensemble interplay is warmly recorded, and the addition of chorus vocals and string or flute quartets on some of the material adds spice and variety. --David Greenberger