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Antonio Carlos Jobim – Tide (1970/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Antonio Carlos Jobim – Tide (1970/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 00:35:05 | 1.42 GB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz |  Front Cover | © A&M Records / The Verve Music Group
Recorded at the Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey between March 16 and May 22, 1970.

One of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s best-known albums, 1970’s „Tide“ is a companion piece to 1967’s „Wave“, a similarly lush and smooth collection for producer Creed Taylor’s CTI Records. In fact, this album’s lengthy title track is a theme-and-variations exploration of the main melodic line from WAVE’s title track.

For most of the album, Eumir Deodato, soon to become famous for his own contributions to lite-jazz fusion, handles the arrangements. Comparing his contributions to those of longtime Taylor arranger of choice Claus Ogerman, „Tide“ is a sprightlier album with a somewhat looser, less orchestrated feel. Of the new tracks, ‘Tema Jazz’ is the highlight, although the sparkling ‘Carinhoso’ is nearly its equal.

On Jobim’s second A&M album, Eumir Deodato takes over the chart-making tasks, and the difference between him and Claus Ogerman is quite apparent in the remake of “The Girl From Ipanema”: the charts are heavier, more dramatic, and structured. Sometimes the arrangements roll back so one can hear, say, the dancing multi-phonic flute of wildman Hermeto Pascoal on “Tema Jazz,” and the rhythms often veer away from the familiar ticking of the bossa nova. Jobim is his usual understated self, adding very subtle electric piano to his arsenal of acoustic piano and guitar, but the material sometimes falls short of Jobim’s tip-top level (dead giveaway: “Tide” is a clever rewrite on the chord changes of “Wave”). Still, it’s beautifully made and very musical at all times. –Richard S. Ginell

1. The Girl From Ipanema 04:48
2. Carinhoso 02:49
3. Tema Jazz 04:38
4. Sue Ann 03:06
5. Remember 03:58
6. Tide 03:46
7. Takatanga 04:33
8. Caribe 02:45
9. Rockanalia 04:47

Antonio Carlos Jobim – piano, electric piano, guitar
Jerry Dodgion – alto sax solo (1)
Marvin Stamm, Burt Collins – trumpet
Hubert Laws, Romeo Penque – flute
Hermeto Pascoal – flute solo (3)
Joe Farrell – flute, bass flute (2, 8), soprano saxophone solo (8)
Joseph DeAngelis, Ray Alonge – French horn
Garnett Brown, Urbie Green – trombone
Ron Carter – double bass
João Palma – drums
Everaldo Ferreira – congas
Airto Moreira – percussion
Deodato – piano, arranger, conductor
Frederick Buldrini, Max Polikoff, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, Harry Katzman, Emanuel Green, Harry Lookofsky – violin
Al Brown, Harold Coletta – viola
Charles McCracken , George Ricci – cello


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