Tudo Bem!

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Tudo Bem!
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Studio album by Joe Pass and Paulinho da Costa
Released 1978
Recorded May 8, 1978 in Hollywood, CA
Genre Bop
Length 51:41
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Joe Pass chronology
Tudo Bem!
I Remember Charlie Parker

Tudo Bem! is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and percussionist Paulinho da Costa, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music).

"I Live to Love" is a duet with Brazilian guitarist Oscar Castro-Neves.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Scott Yanow wrote of the album "Pass plays warm solos on a variety of Brazilian tunes. Highlights include three songs by Antonio Carlos Jobim (including "Corcovado" and "Wave"), Deodato's "Tears," and Luiz Bonfa's "The Gentle Rain." A melodic and infectious date..."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Corcovado" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes) – 6:20
  2. "Tears (Razao le Viver)" (Eumir Deodato) – 3:32
  3. "Wave" (Jobim) – 10:08
  4. "Voce (You)" (Ronaldo Bôscoli, Roberto Menescal) – 3:10
  5. "If You Went Away" (Marcos Valle) – 3:04
  6. "Que Que Ha?" (Octavio Bailly, Jr., Don Grusin) – 6:50
  7. "The Gentle Rain (Chuva Delicada)" (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) – 4:11
  8. "Barquinho" (Bôscoli, Menescal) – 6:11
  9. "Luciana" (de Moraes, Jobim, Gene Lees) – 4:55
  10. "I Live to Love" (Oscar Castro-Neves, Luverci Fiorini, Ray Gilbert) – 3:20


Production notes

  • Norman Granz - producer
  • Val Valentin - engineer


  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Tudo Bem! > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 159. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 

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