Brazilian Romance

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Brazilian Romance
Studio album by Sarah Vaughan
Released 1987
Recorded January, February, 1987
Genre Bossa nova, Vocal jazz
Length 35:26
Label Columbia
Producer Sérgio Mendes
Sarah Vaughan chronology
The Planet Is Alive...Let it Live!
(1984)
Brazilian Romance
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

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)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Make This City Ours Tonight" (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) - 2:57
  2. "Romance" (Danilo Caymmi, Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) - 3:30
  3. "Love and Passion" (Mann, Nascimento) - 3:58
  4. "So Many Stars" (Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Sérgio Mendes) - 4:07
  5. "Photograph" (Caymmi, Mann, Pinheiro) - 2:31
  6. "Nothing Will Be as It Was (Nada Será Como Antes)" (Ronaldo Basos, Nascimento, Renne Vincent) - 4:44
  7. "It's Simple" (Caymmi, Mann, Pinheiro) - 2:58
  8. "Obsession" (Caymmi, Mann, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 3:09
  9. "Wanting More" (Fernando Leoporace, Mann) - 3:54
  10. "Your Smile" (Caymmi, Pinheiro, Wolf) - 3:08

Personnel[edit]

  • Sarah Vaughan - vocal
  • Milton Nascimento - vocals
  • George Duke - keyboard
  • Alphonso Johnson - bass
  • Dan Huff - guitar
  • Dori Caymmi - guitar, arranger
  • Carlos Vega - drums
  • Paulinho da Costa - percussion
  • Hubert Laws - flute solo on "Obsession"
  • Tom Scott - lyricon solo on "Love and Passion", tenor saxophone solo on "Make This City Ours Tonight"
  • Ernie Watts - alto saxophone solo on "Nothing Will Be as It Was"
  • Marcio Montarroyos - flugelhorn solo on "Romance", trumpet solo on "Make This City Ours Tonight"
  • Chuck Domanico - acoustic bass on "Photograph"
  • Siedah Garrett - background vocal on "Your Smile"
  • Gracinha Leporace - background vocal on "Your Smile"
  • Kate Markowitz - background vocal on "Your Smile"
  • Gordon Marron - violin
  • Barry Socher
  • Wilbert Nuttycombe
  • Robert Sanov
  • Jay Rosen
  • Shari Zippert
  • Ronald Folson
  • Irving Geller
  • Jean Hugo
  • Connie Kupka
  • Arthur Zadinsky
  • Bill Hybel
  • Marilyn Graham
  • Joseph Goodman
  • R. Hill
  • Kenneth Burward-Hoy - viola
  • Gareth Nuttycombe
  • Marilyn H. Baker
  • Herschel Wise
  • Suzie Katayama - cello
  • Larry Corbett
  • David Speltz
  • Todd Hemenway
  • Gayle Levant - harp

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