Desafinado (album)

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Desafinado
Desafinado (album).jpg
Studio album by Coleman Hawkins
Released November 1962[1]
Recorded September 12 & 17, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 35:36
Label Impulse!
A-28
Producer Bob Thiele
Coleman Hawkins chronology
Today and Now
(1962)
Desafinado
(1962)
Bluesy Burrell
(1962)

Desafinado is an album by American jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring performances recorded in 1962 for the Impulse! label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Harvey Pekar's January 17, 1963 review for Down Beat magazine stated "There have been some gimmicky bossa nova albums issued recently, but this one features music of high and enduring quality."[3]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4 stars stating "The simplified style of this album overall perfectly suited the amiable, good-natured, and laid-back Hawkins."[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[3]
(Original Lp release)
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Desafinado" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) — 5:48
  2. "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover (Jazz Samba)" (Mort Dixon, Harry M. Woods) — 2:52
  3. "Samba Para Bean" (Manny Albam) — 5:28
  4. "I Remember You" (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) — 3:58
  5. "One Note Samba" (Jobim, Mendonça) — 5:59
  6. "O Pato (The Duck)" (Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira) — 4:10
  7. "Un Abraco No Bonfa (An Embrace to Bonfa)" (João Gilberto) — 4:51
  8. "Stumpy Bossa Nova" (Coleman Hawkins) — 2:30

Recorded on September 12, 1962 (#2-5) and 17, 1962 (#1, 6-8).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Nov 10, 1962
  2. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 17, 2011
  3. ^ a b Down Beat: January 17, 1963 vol. 30, no. 2
  4. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed March 17, 2011