Antonio Carlos Jobim: Symphonic Jobim
If a blindfold test were conducted, it is safe to say that even a listener familiar with Jobim's popular songs would have a difficult time connecting him with the music presented on this recording. There is little of the seductive lilt of bossa nova to be found here. However, the music is certainly technically accomplished and often quite beautiful. Special guest Milton Nascimento provides typically smooth and flowing vocals on "Se todos fossem iguais a você and "Matita Perê. Of course, another obvious highlight is the finale, a fully orchestrated version of the immortal "Garota de Ipanema.
Ultimately, however, Symphonic Jobim is probably more for the classical music fan than one looking for jazz. The music within is fairly far removed from the popular songs that provided such refreshing platforms for improvisation. Still, the project is extremely well done and serves the admirable purpose of highlighting the lesser-known efforts of a great artist.
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Title: Symphonic Jobim | Year Released: 2005 | Record Label: Adventure Music
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