The Swinger from Rio

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The Swinger from Rio
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Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 1966
RecordedDecember 7–9, 1964
StudioAtlantic Studios, New York City
GenreBossa nova
LabelAtlantic
ProducerNesuhi Ertegun
Sérgio Mendes chronology
The Swinger from Rio
(1966)
The Great Arrival
(1966)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3 /5 stars [1]

The Swinger from Rio is a 1966 album by Sérgio Mendes. Recorded over three days in December 1964 for the Atlantic label, it features guest artists Phil Woods, Art Farmer, and Hubert Laws, plus Antônio Carlos Jobim on rhythm guitar. It has also been released under the title Bossa Nova York.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Maria Moita" (Carlos Lyra, Vinicius de Moraes)
  2. "Sambinha Bossa Nova" (Antônio Carlos Jobim)
  3. "Batida Diferente" (Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn)
  4. "Só Danço Samba" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes)
  5. "Pau Brazil" (Sérgio Mendes)
  6. "Garota de Ipanema" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes)
  7. "Useless Panorama" (Antônio Carlos Jobim)
  8. "The Dreamer (Vivo Sonhando)" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees)
  9. "Primavera" (Carlos Lyra)
  10. "Consolação" (Baden Powell
  11. "Favela (O Morrow Nao Tem Vez)" (Antônio Carlos Jobim)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sergio Mendes: The Swinger from Rio" at AllMusic. Retrieved 31 August 2011.