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Walter Wanderley was a Brazilian organist and pianist, best known for his lounge and bossa nova music and for his instrumental version of the song Summer Samba which became a worldwide hit.
Wanderley was born in Recife, Brazil. Already famous in his native country by the late 1950s, he became an internationally renowned star in the mid-1960s through his collaboration with the singer Astrud Gilberto.
He recorded six albums on the Verve label between 1966 and 1968. Three of those albums, Rain Forest, Cheganca and Astrud Gilberto's A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness, were with a trio consisting of Wanderley, Claudio Slon (drums) and Jose Marino (bass) and were produced in the United States by Creed Taylor, who initially brought the trio to the U.S. to record at the persuasion of Tony Bennett. Wanderley's U.S. recording of Summer Samba reached No. 26 on the Billboard charts in the summer of 1966. Another album recorded during that period was Popcorn, in collaboration with the Brazilian singer-guitarist Luiz Henrique Rosa. Around that same period Wanderley also established the Carnival with Bob Matthews, João Palma, José Soares, and Janis Hansen; all former members of Sérgio Mendes' Brasil '66.
by Joe Dimino
We start the 739th Episode of Neon Jazz with a collection of classics from Miles Davis (and Birth of the Cool) followed by Eric Dolphy, Bill Evans and Sonny Rollins. Enjoy this wonderful hour of jazz in honor of Valentine's Day! Playlist Miles Davis Venus De Milo" Birth of the Cool (Capitol Records) 00:00 ...
It's been a long week, so I figured I'd feature organists playing in the style of Walter Wanderley. Why? Because, sadly, there's only one video up at YouTube of Wanderley and I've watched it a thousand times. Here are a few of his disciples: Here's Florian Hutter... Here's Florian Hutter again... Here's Mike Reed... Here's Daniel ...
Brazilian organist Walter Wanderley was a Tony Bennett discovery. On one of Tony's South American tours in the early 1960s, he heard Wanderley backing a singer in a hotel and was taken with Wanderley's arrangements, jazz-tinged chord voicings and staccato solos. Tony brought back a bunch of Wanderley's Brazilian albums and gave them to Verve producer ...
by Mark Holston
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The recent passing of Brazilian music icon João Gilberto at the age of 88 invites us to reflect on the music revolution he was influential in sparking over six decades ago. The singer and guitarist, partnering with composer Antônio Carlos Jobim, announced the arrival of a ...
Label: Verve Reissues (2)
Track listing: The Girl From Ipanema; How Insensitive; Beach Samba; Fly Me To The Moon; Without Him; The Face I Love; It's A Lovely Day Today; Parade; Bim Bom; The Shadow Of Your Smile; I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do; Look To The Rainbow; Agua De Beber; (Take Me To) Aruanda;
Label: Jazz Images
Track listing: Desafinado; Se Todos Fossem Iguais A Você; Fotografía; Outra Vez; Lamento No Morro; Mulher, Sempre Mulher; Chega De Saudade; Um Nome De Mulher; A Felicidade; Dindi; Meditaçao; Vida Bela; Insensatez; Eurydice; Sucedeu Assim; O Amor Em Paz; Chega De Saudade; Samba de Uma Nota Só; Corcovado; Meditaçao; Eu Preciso De Você; Este Seu Olhar; Tereza De Praia; Discussão; Chega De Saudade; Samba de Uma Nota Só; Meditaçao; Outra Vez; Só Em Teus Braços; Manhã de Carnaval; Desafinado;
Track listing: Presto; I Know The Moon; Juste Un Fil De Soie; Teresa; Call Me; Love Me Now; Por Quem Morreu De Amor; Windy; Tristeza; How Beautiful You Are; All; Alone Again; Catavento; Loco Love Motor; Crickets Sing For Anamaria; Maramoor; Mas Que Nada; Corrida De Jangada; I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby's Face; Att Fa Resa; Mountain Greenery; Saudade Vem Correndo; And I Love Her; For No One; Soft Guitar; Femme Fatale; Like A Lover;