Antonio Carlos Jobim - CTI


[Original Gatefold LP]

[German LP]

[2007 24-bit Japan CD Reissue]

[1982 Japan LP Reissue]

Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stone Flower", CTI #6002 (1970).[Original LP]
Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stone Flower", CTI [Germany] #6002 (1971).[LP]
Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stone Flower", CTI [Japan] #KICJ 8325 (2000).[24-bit digitally remastered CD]
Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stone Flower", CTI Timeless Collection [Japan] #KICJ-2157 (2007).[24-bit CD Reissue]
Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stone Flower", CTI [Japan] #K20P6820 (1982).[LP Reissue]


Tereza My Love
Children's Games
Stone Flower
God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun

*Bonus track on U.S. and European CD Reissues only.


[Japanese CD Reissue front and back. 24-bit digital remastering supervised by Arnaldo DeSouteiro]

Special Note from Mr. DeSouteiro: the Japanese reissue shown above is the ONLY CD reissue of Stone Flower which uses the original mix (by legendary engineer Rudy Van Gelder) done for the original album issue in 1970, while all the European and USA reissues use a new mix done by engineer Mark Wilder at Sony Studios in 1987.

Above left--legendary producer Creed Taylor of Verve, A&M/CTi, & CTI Records.
Above right--Arnaldo DeSouteiro, remastering supervisor for the Japanese reissue and liner notes author.


  Stone-flower-liners-jp.pdf - This is a transcription, retyped especially for this site, of the liner notes for the Japanese 24-bit remastering of Jobim's "Stone Flower" album and written by Arnaldo DeSouteiro.

  Technical-data-sf-jp.pdf - This is the complete technical data breakdown for the Japanese CD Reissue of "Stone Flower", including the musicians for each track and what instruments were played.


Advertisement in Billboard Magazine - July 25, 1970

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Musician personnel: Antonio Carlos Jobim, piano/electric piano/guitar/vocals; Eumir Deodato, arranger/conductor/guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Urbie Green, trombone; Ron Carter, bass; João Palma, drums; Airto Moreira & Everaldo Ferreira, percussion; Soprano sax solo on God and the devil: Joe Farrell; flute solo on Amparo: Hubert Laws; violin solo on Stone Flower: Harry Lookofsky.  (See Technical Data .pdf file above for complete breakdown of which musicians played on each track).

Liner notes on all CD reissues of "Stone Flower" (Europe, U.S., Japan, Brazil) written by Arnaldo DeSouteiro.

Original LP produced by Creed Taylor.


Fats Theus, "Black Out", CTI #CTI-1005 (1970).[Original LP]

This LP includes a funky version of Jobim's "Stone Flower" composition.


Various Artists, "CTI Power", CTI Records [Spain] #_______ (1975).[DJ/Promo LP]

Includes "Brazil" (Ary Barroso), performed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and produced by Creed Taylor.


Lalo Schifrin/Deodato, "Southern Sketches", CTI #3007/08 (1980).[2-LP Set]

Includes Jobim's "Stone Flower" and "Sabiá" compositions.

Release Date: November, 1980.
Produced by Creed Taylor.



Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Stone Flower", CTI/Epic Associated #ZT 45480 (1990).[CS]

Manufactured and Distributed by Epic Records/CBS Records, Inc.
Release Date in the USA: May 22, 1990.
Liner Notes by Arnaldo DeSouteiro.
Produced by Creed Taylor.


Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Quiet Nights", CTI [France] #1106-2 (1993).[CD Reissue]

This is a France CD Reissue of the original Verve album "The Composer of Desafinado, Plays" from 1963, arranged/conducted by Claus Ogerman and featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim's compositions, piano/guitar playing and vocals.


Astrud Gilberto, "Look to the Rainbow", CTI [Europe and Japan] #1112-2 (1993).[CD]

Includes the following Jobim songs:

A Felicidade

Frevo (from Black Orpheus)

She's A Carioca

Personnel: Astrud Gilberto (vocal), Gil Evans (piano, arranger & conductor), Ron Carter (bass), Grady Tate (drums), Dom Um Romao (drums & percussion), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Johnny Coles (trumpet solos) and Bob Brookmeyer (trombone solos).

Original Session and Reissues Produced by Creed Taylor.


Astrud Gilberto, "The Dreamer", CTI #11192 (Original Release: 1993 - Europe/Japan, Reissue: 2001 - China/Korea).[CD Compilation]

Jobim plays acoustic guitar on the following tracks:

1. Dreamer (Jobim/Gene Lees)

2. Once I Loved (Jobim/Ray Gilbert/Vinicius de Moares)

3. Drinking Water (Jobim/De Moraes/Norman Gimbel)

4. Meditation (Jobim/Newton Mendonça/Norman Gimbel)

5. All That's Left Is To Say Goodbye (Jobim/Vinicius de Moraes/Ray Gilbert)

6. Dindi (Jobim/Aloysio de Oliveira/Ray Gilbert)

7. Somewhere In The Hills (Jobim/Vinicius de Moares/Ray Gilbert)

8. Photograph (Jobim/Ray Gilbert)

9. How Insensitive (Jobim/Vinicius de Moraes/Norman Gimbel)

10. Das Rosas (Dorival Caymmi)

11. It Could Only Happen With You (Jobim/Aloysio de Oliveira).

Personnel: Astrud Gilberto (vocals), Antonio Carlos Jobim (acoustic guitar), Joao Donato (piano), Joe Mondragon (bass), Lulu Ferreira (percussion), Bud Shank (alto sax & flute), Stu Williamson (trumpet), Marty Paich (arranger).

Produced by Creed Taylor.


Eumir Deodato, "The Best of Deodato in the CTI Years", CTI #KICJ 2133 (1996).[CD]

Includes two Jobim tracks, "Tereza My Love" and "Stone Flower", both performed by Jobim and arranged by Deodato and from the Jobim "Stone Flower" album.

Produced by Creed Taylor.

Various Artists, "CTI Bossa Nova New Best Box", CTI [Japan] CD #KICP 2789 (1996).[CD Compilation]

CD Release Date: September 21, 1996.

Compilation Produced by Arnaldo DeSouteiro & Yoichi Nakao.
Original Sessions Produced by Creed Taylor & Arnaldo DeSouteiro.

Tracks which are composed by Jobim and have Jobim performing are listed in the tracklist below.


Samba de Orfeu - Ithamara Koorax & Ron Carter

Manha de Carnaval - Ithamara Koorax & Luiz Bonfá

Non-Stop To Brazil - Ithamara Koorax & Luiz Bonfá

The Gentle Rain - Ithamara Koorax & Luiz Bonfá

Menina Flor - Ithamara Koorax & Luiz Bonfá

Amor Sem Adeus - Ithamara Koorax & Eumir Deodato

Brazilian Tapestry - Astrud Gilberto & Stanley Turrentine

Zazueira - Astrud Gilberto & Stanley Turrentine

Ponteio - Astrud Gilberto & Toots Thielemans

Traveling Light - Astrud Gilberto & Eumir Deodato

Choro - Antonio Carlos Jobim (Jobim)

Amparo - Antonio Carlos Jobim (Jobim)

Andorinha - Antonio Carlos Jobim (Jobim)

Stone Flower - Antonio Carlos Jobim (Jobim)

Musician personnel and Album credits:

Arnaldo DeSouteiro – Arranger, Percussion, Producer
Ithamara Koorax – Vocal
Antonio Carlos Jobim – Piano (Acoustic), Piano (Electric), Guitar (Acoustic)
Astrud Gilberto – Vocal
Luiz Bonfá – Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger
Creed Taylor – Producer
Toninho Barbosa – Engineer
Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Eumir Deodato – Piano (Electric), Organ, Keyboards, Arranger, Conductor
Ron Carter – Bass (Acoustic)
Nelson Ângelo – Guitar (Acoustic)
Jamil Joanes – Bass (Electric)
João Palma – Drums
Paulo Malaguti – Keyboards, Arranger
Sidinho Moreira – Percussion
Mamão – Drums
Hubert Laws – Flute
Sivuca – Guitar (Acoustic)
Carlos Bala – Drums
Sadao Watanabe – Sax (Alto)
Toots Thielemans – Harmonica
Dom Um Romão – Drums, Percussion
Sidney Moreira – Percussion
Ivan Conti – Drums
Jerome Richardson – Flute
Airto Moreira – Percussion
Bob Mann – Guitar (Electric)
Gene Bertoncini – Guitar (Acoustic)
Urbie Green – Trombone
Sam Brown – Guitar (Electric)
Stanley Turrentine – Sax (Tenor)
Harry Lookofsky – Violin
Katsuei Kawada – Art Coordinator
Pete Turner – Photography
Hiroshi Matsuyama – Liner Notes

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