Big Band Bossa Nova

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Big Band Bossa Nova
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Studio album by Quincy Jones
Released 1962
Recorded Aug-Sep 1962 at A&R Studios, NYC.
Genre Bossa nova, samba, jazz, swing
Length 35:02
Label Mercury
Producer Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones chronology
Around the World
(1961)Around the World1961
Big Band Bossa Nova
Quincy Jones Explores the Music of Henry Mancini
(1964)Quincy Jones Explores the Music of Henry Mancini1964
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Big Band Bossa Nova is a 1962 bossa nova album by American impresario, jazz composer, trumpeter, arranger and record producer Quincy Jones and his band. It features the popular number "Soul Bossa Nova." The title Big Band Bossa Nova was also used for three other 1962 albums, by Stan Getz, Oscar Castro-Neves and Enoch Light.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Writers Length
1 "Soul Bossa Nova" Quincy Jones 2:44
2 "Boogie Stop Shuffle" Charles Mingus 2:41
3 "Desafinado" Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça 2:53
4 "Manhã De Carnaval (Morning Of The Carnival)" Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria 2:55
5 "Se É Tarde Me Perdoa (Forgive Me If I'm Late)" Ronaldo Boscoli, Carlos Lyra 4:21
6 "On the Street Where You Live" Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner 2:32
7 "One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota So)" Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça 2:00
8 "Lalo Bossa Nova" Lalo Schifrin 3:12
9 "Serenata" Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish 3:18
10 "Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)" Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes 5:30
11 "A Taste of Honey" Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow 2:56



Recording engineer - Phil Ramone

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Digital Re-issue, on Verve label

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