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João Gilberto and João Donato (R), 1962.

 

 

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Astrud Gilberto, "The Shadow of Your Smile", Pony Canyon [Japan] #POCJ-2559 (1998).[CD]

Co-arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman, Don Sebesky, Joao Donato.
Joao Donato's two arrangements are indicated below at *.

Other issues of this album are listed separately under their respective record labels.

Tracklist:

The Shadow of Your Smile
(Take Me To) Aruanda
Manha De Carnaval
Fly Me To The Moon
The Gentle Rain
Non-Stop To Brazil
O Ganso
Who Can I Turn To?
Day By Day
Tristeza
Funny World

Arrangements:

Claus Ogerman - Who Can I Turn To, Day By Day, Funny World, Fly Me To The Moon

*Joao Donato - O Ganso, (Take Me To) Aruanda

Don Sebesky - The Shadow Of Your Smile, The Gentle Rain, Non-Stop To Brazil

Arranger for "Tristeza" track not credited.

Musician personnel: includes Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Claus Ogerman (arranger and conductor); João Donato (arranger and conductor); Don Sebesky (arranger and conductor); Kai Winding, Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green (trombonists); others unverifiable.

Original LP produced by Creed Taylor.



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Cal Tjader, "The Prophet", Pony Canyon [Japan] #POCJ-2779 (19__).[CD]

Recorded in Hollywood, CA (1967).

Several Donato compositions are featured on this album and Donato also plays piano/organ on this recording.

Tracklist:

Souled Out (Tjader)
Warm Song (aka Mentiras) (Donato)
The Prophet (Tjader)
Aquarius (Donato)
Cal's Bluedo (Tjader)
A Time For Love (Mandel/Webster)
Tema Teimoso (Donato)
The Lover (Tjader)

Musician personnel:  Cal Tjader, (vibes); João Donato, (piano); Red Mitchell, (bass); Ed Thigpen, (drums); unknown tp, tb, two flutes, vocals.   Hubert Laws may be on flute and Marvin Stamm may be on trumpet for this recording, with Don Sebesky arranger/conductor.  Some of this information cannot be verified at this time.

 

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