1965 Astrud Gilberto – The Astrud Gilberto Album

The Astrud Gilberto Album is the debut studio album by Astrud Gilberto. It was released via Verve Records in 1965. It peaked at number 41 on the Billboard 200 chart. In 2017, NPR placed it at number 73 on the “150 Greatest Albums Made by Women” list.

Tracks

1  Once I Loved (Ray Gilbert; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Vinicius De Moraes) 2:12
2  Agua De Beber (Norman Gimbel; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Vinicius De Moraes) 2:19
3  Meditation (Norman Gimbel; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Newton Mendonca) 2:42
4  And Roses And Roses (Dorival Caymmi; Ray Gilbert) 2:35
5  O Morro Nao Tem Vez (Antonio Carlos Jobim; Vinicius De Moraes) 3:00
6  How Insensitive (Antonio Carlos Jobim; Vinicius De MoraesNorman Gimbel; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Vinicius De Moraes) 2:47
7  Dindi (Ray Gilbert; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Aloísio De Oliveira) 2:43
8  Photograph (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 2:15
9  Dreamer (Antonio Carlos Jobim; Gene Lees) 2:04
10  So Finha De Ser Com Voce (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 2:19
11  All That’s Left Is To Say Goodbye (Astrud Gilberto; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Moraes Moreira) 3:13

Media

Musicians

BassJoe Mondragon
GuitarAntonio Carlos Jobim
PianoJoão Donato
SaxBud Shank
TromboneMilt Bernart
TrumpetStu Williamson
VocalsAstrud Gilberto

Liner Notes

Arranged By, Conductor – Marty Paich
Engineer – Dave Hassinger
Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
Ensemble – Guildhall String Ensemble
Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder

Cover Photography – Craig Simpson
Cover Design – Michael Malatak

Recorded at RCA Studios, Hollywood, California, January 27 & 28, 1965.