1987 Sarah Vaughan – Brazilian Romance

Brazilian Romance is a 1987 studio album by Sarah Vaughan.

This was Vaughan’s last album, though she later contributed to Quincy Jones’ 1989 Back on the Block. Brazilian Romance was Vaughan’s third album of Brazilian music, following Copacabana (1979) and I Love Brazil! (1977)

Vaughan was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female at the 30th Annual Grammy Awards for her performance on this album.

Tracks

1  Make The City Ours Tonight (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) 2:59
2  Romance (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) 3:33
3  Love And Passion (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) 4:00
4  So Many Stars (Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Sérgio Mendes) 4:10
5  Photograph (Dori Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) 2:33
6  Nothing Will Be As It Was (Ronaldo Basos, Milton Nascimento, Renne Vincent) 4:46
7  It’s Simple (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) 3:02
8  Obsession (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Gilson Peranzzetta) 3:10
9  Wanting More (Fernando Leoporace, Tracy Mann) 3:56
10  Your Smile (Danilo Caymmi, I Wolf, Paulo César Pinheiro) 3:09

Media

Musicians

Bass Alphonso Johnson
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Dann Huff
Acoustic Guitar Dori Caymmi
Keyboards George Duke
Harp Gayle Levant
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa

Other Musicians

1 Make The City Ours Tonight

Sax Tom Scott
Trumpet Marcio Montarroyos


2 Romance

Flugelhorn Marcio Montarroyos


5 Photograph

Bass Chuck Domanico


6 Nothing Will Be As It Was

Sax Ernie Watts


8 Obsession

Flute Hubert Laws


10 Your Smile

Background Vocals Gracinha Leporace
Background Vocals Kate Markowitz
Background Vocals Siedah Garrett


Cello – David Speltz, Larry Corbett, Suzie Katayama, Todd Hemmenway
Viola – Gareth Nuttycombe, Herschel Wise, Kenneth Burward-Hoy, Marilyn Baker
Violin – Arthur Zadinsky, Barry Socher, Bill Hybel, Bob Sanov, Connie Kupka, Gordon Marron, Irving Geller, Jay Rosen, Jean Hugo, Joseph Goodman, Marilyn Graham, R. Hill, Ron Folsom, Shari Zippert, Wilbert Nuttycombe

Liner Notes

Producer – Sérgio Mendes
Contractor – Jules Chaikin, Stanley Plummer
Engineer (Assistant) – Mark McKenna, Michael Ross, Michael Dotson
Engineer (Milton Nascimento Vocal) – Erik Zobler (Track 3)
Engineer (Miss Vaughan’s Vocal) – Don Murray (Track 3)
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Allen Sides
Recorded By (Milton Nascimento Vocal) – Antonio Canazio (Track 3)

Art Direction – Stacy Drummond
Illustration (Cover Illustration) – Lori Lohstoeter
Photography By (Back Cover) – Lester Cohen