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Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim


Download links and information about Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Frank Sinatra. This album was released in 1967 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, World Music, Latin, Pop genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 28:08 minutes.

Artist: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Frank Sinatra
Release date: 1967
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, World Music, Latin, Pop
Tracks: 10
Duration: 28:08
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No. Title Length
1. The Girl from Ipanema 3:14
2. Dindi 3:29
3. Change Partners 2:40
4. Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) 2:44
5. Meditation (Meditação) 2:53
6. If You Never Come to Me (Inútil Paisagen) 2:08
7. How Insensitive (Insensatez) 3:16
8. I Concentrate On You 2:36
9. Baubles, Bangles and Beads 2:32
10. Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz) 2:36



By 1967, bossa nova had become quite popular within jazz and traditional pop audiences, yet Frank Sinatra hadn't attempted any Brazil-influenced material. Sinatra decided to record a full-fledged bossa nova album with the genre's leading composer, Antonio Carlos Jobim. Arranged by Claus Ogerman and featuring Jobim on guitar and backing vocals, Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim concentrated on Jobim's originals, adding three American classics — "Baubles, Bangles and Beads," "Change Partners," and "I Concentrate on You" — that were rearranged to suit bossa nova conventions. The result was a subdued, quiet album that used the Latin rhythms as a foundation, not as a focal point. Supported by a relaxed, sympathetic arrangement of muted brass, simmering percussion, soft strings, and Jobim's lilting guitar, Sinatra turns in an especially noteworthy performance; he has never sounded so subtle, underplaying every line he delivers and showcasing vocal techniques that he never had displayed before. Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim doesn't reveal its pleasures immediately; the album is too textured and understated to be fully appreciated within one listen. After a few plays, the album begins to slowly work its way underneath a listener's skin, and it emerges as one of his most rewarding albums of the '60s.