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Gal Costa Live at The Blue Note

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Gal Costa Blue Note Jazz Club New York City, New York December 7, 2006

On her second visit to the Blue Note Jazz club in New York, Gal Costa presented pretty much the same selections that she had played during her first visit in the spring of 2006 (the set list was almost in the same order as her CD Live At The Blue Note, released on the DRG label last September). ...

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Gal Costa: Live At The Blue Note

Read "Live At The Blue Note" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

For the set list of her first-ever appearance at New York's Blue Note last May, Gal Costa chose to sing material that influenced her growing up. Aware that she had to be as minimalist as possible, she chose a simple backing quartet of guitar, bass, drums and saxophone. The disc, which was recorded over two of her five nights at the club, opens with three Jobim classics, “Fotografia ("Photo"), “Desafinado ("Off Key") and “Chega de Saudade ("No ...


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