Frank Sinatra, Claus Ogerman - 1967
Frank Sinatra, "Fly Me To The Moon", Hear
Music/Rhino Special Products, #6211168487 (2005).[CD
Contains "How Insensitive" and "I Concentrate
On You", both arranged/conducted by Claus Ogerman and taken from the
original album Francis Albert Sinatra and Antonio Carlos
From the booklet liner notes by David R.
5. How Insensitive
"Antonio Carlos Jobim single-handedly
created bossa nova, influenced the entire American jazz world in the
'60s, and also made more perfect pop in the style of MPB (Musica
Popular Brasileira). Recorded at Studio One in 1967, this Jobim
original, co-written by Norman Gimbel and Vinicius DeMoraes, features
the sweetest melding of voices. It's the perfect meeting of masters
as Sinatra smoothly navigates the tempos before Jobim joins with the
same tenderness displayed by Frank.
12. I Concentrate On You
"Antonio Carlos Jobim's contribution as a
composer to the world of music is unparalleled and can be likened to
the musical impact that George Gershwin and Duke Ellington had. The
two legends recorded together in 1967 for a full-length album and the
results were magnificent. "I Concentrate On You" is a Cole Porter
tune given the bossa flavor, with arranging and conducting duties
undertaken by Claus Ogerman. Jobim adds his polished vocal support to
Sinatra's precision, commandeering the tune in true bossa fashion.
This was actually Sinatra's third recording of the song, and by far
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