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Homage to Jobim: Live at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival

  • 1. Favela
    2. If You Never Come to Me
    3. Desafinado
    4. Once I Loved
    5. Beyond the Horizon
    6. Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)
    7. Watch What Happens
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2280

  • Credits
    ProducerCarl Jefferson; Carl E. Jefferson
    EngineerPhil Edwards; Phil Edwards

    Personnel: Charlie Byrd (guitar); Charlie Byrd; Hendrik Meurkens, Hendrik Muerkens (harmonica); Bill Douglas (bass instrument); Ken Peplowski (clarinet); Allen Farnham (piano); Chuck Redd (drums); Michael Spiro (percussion).
    Audio Remixer: Phil Edwards .
    Liner Note Author: Stan Dunn.
    Recording information: Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival, Concord Pavilion, C (08/12/1994).
    Recorded live in August of 1994 at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival in Concord, CA, Homage to Jobim features guitarist Charlie Byrd performing the music of innovative Brazilian guitarist/composer Antonio Carlos Jobim. No stranger to the music of Jobim, Byrd was one of the first musicians to introduce North American audiences to the bossa nova. As such, fans of Byrd will be familiar with many of these songs as they became staples of his live performances. Nonetheless, as Byrd passed away only a few years after this concert, the album stands as a heartfelt tribute not only to the composer of the songs, but also to Byrd's life and devotion to the music he loved. Joining in the festivities here are such longtime Byrd collaborators as harmonica player Hendrik Meurkens, clarinetist Ken Peplowski, pianist Allen Farnham, bassist Bill Douglass, drummer Chuck Redd and percussionist Michael Spiro. ~ Matt Collar

  • Critic Reviews
    JazzTimes (p.114) - "HOMAGE TO JOBIM honors the work of an important composer in a sonically unique context..."
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