Walter Wanderley - Verve (continued):





Astrud Gilberto, "Jazz Round Midnight", Verve/Polygram #531934 (1996) (Japan).[CD Compilation]
This was also released in the U.S (Verve #314 531 934-2).

This CD reissue contains material from "A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness" featuring The Walter Wanderley Trio.

Original recordings produced by Creed Taylor.


"Novabossa, Red Hot on Verve!" (various artists including Walter Wanderley), Verve #535884 (1996).[CD Compilation]

Interestingly, this CD features a cut from both the "Brazilian Blend" LP and "The Brazilian Recordings CD" of the German Motor "Boss of the Bossa Nova" 2 CD set entitled "The Lonely One" [Bicho do Mato]. This cut never appeared on a Verve issue until Novabossa.


Astrud Gilberto, "Talkin' Verve", Verve #539675 (1998).[CD Compilation]

Includes "Call Me" and "Summer Samba" from "A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness".

Personnel includes: Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Gil Evans (conductor, piano); Albert Gorgoni, Don Sebesky, Eumir Deodato (conductor); Toots Thielemans (guitar, whistle, harmonica); Kenny Burrell, Barry Galbraith, Marcos Valle (guitar); Phil Bodner, Bill Hammond, Hubert Laws, Seldon Powell, Stan Webb (woodwinds); Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet); Ray Alonge, Jimmy Buffington, Earl Chapin, Tony Miranda (French horn); Wayne Andre, Warren Covington, Urbie Green, Tony Studd (trombone); Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone); John Barber (tuba); Benny Aronov, Warren Bernhardt (piano); Walter Wanderley (organ); George Devens (vibraphone); Jose Marino, Ron Carter (bass); Claudio Slon, Grady Tate (drums); Bobby Rosengarden (percussion).

Producers: Brooks Arthur, Creed Taylor, Pete Spargo.

Principally recorded in New York, New York and Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey between 1965 and November 17, 1969.

Includes liner notes by John Corbett.


Walter Wanderley, "Talkin' Verve", Verve #557080 (1998). [CD Compilation]

A mix of U.S. Verve recordings plus two cuts from the "Organ-ized" LP belonging to the Philips label! It's truly amazing that Verve put out this compilation and decided NOT to use their own "Rain Forest" version of "Summer Samba", deciding instead to include the original version recorded in Brazil!

Tracks (alphabetical listing):
aqua de beber
batucada surgiu
beach samba
blue island
call me
canto de ossanha
crickets sing for anamaria
different beat, a
girl from ipanema, the
goodbye sadness (tristeza) - (featuring astrud gilberto)
music to watch girls by
summer samba
taste of sadness

Personnel: Walter Wanderley (piano, organ); Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Urbie Green (trombone); Jerome Richardson (flute); Claudio Slon (drums), Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar); Jose Marino (bass); Lu Lu Ferreira, Bobby Rosengarden (percussion).


Astrud Gilberto, "The Bossa Nova Story", Verve/Polygram [Japan] #557533 (1998).[CD Compilation]

This is a 3-disc box set featuring several of Verve's Bossa recording artists.

This CD reissue contains material from "A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness" with the Wanderley Trio, in addition to material from other Albums/Verve.


Various Artists, "Next Stop Wonderland" (Movie Soundtrack), Verve #3145575502 (1998).[CD]

Includes Walter Wanderley's "Baia" track.


Various Artists, "Talkin' Verve - Soundwaves Series Sampler 1", Verve Records #564 158-2 (1999).[CD Compilation]

Walter Wanderley performs "Batucada Surgiu" on this record.

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