Sweet Rain

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Sweet Rain
Sweet Rain.jpg
Studio album by Stan Getz
Released Last week of July 1967[1]
Recorded March 21 and 30, 1967
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:29
Label Verve
V6-8693
Producer Creed Taylor
Stan Getz chronology
Voices
(1966)Voices1966
Sweet Rain
(1967)
What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Burt Bacharach and Hal David
(1968)What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Burt Bacharach and Hal David1968

Sweet Rain is a jazz album by Stan Getz, released on the Verve record label in 1967.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey states that Sweet Rain is "one of Stan Getz's all-time greatest albums," and "the quartet's level of musicianship remains high on every selection, and the marvelously consistent atmosphere the album evokes places it among Getz's very best. A surefire classic."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Litha" (Chick Corea) – 8:30
  2. "O Grande Amor" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes) – 4:44
  3. "Sweet Rain" (Mike Gibbs) – 7:12
  4. "Con Alma" (Dizzy Gillespie) – 8:06
  5. "Windows" (Corea) – 8:57
Recorded on March 21 (Tracks 1-3) and March 30 (Tracks 4-5), 1967.

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Producer – Creed Taylor
  • Engineer – Rudy van Gelder
  • Cover photograph – Tom Zimmerman
  • Director of engineering – Val Valentin
  • Original liner notes – Johnny Magnus

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1967 Billboard 200 195[3]
1967 Billboard Jazz Albums 5[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard July 22, 1967
  2. ^ a b Huey, Steve. "Sweet Rain – Stan Getz | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Sweet Rain – Stan Getz | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.