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Joao Gilberto and Stan Getz's Getz/Gilberto


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1. Introduction 2. What Is Bossa Nova? 3. "The Girl from Ipanema" 4. Siren Song 5. "Doralice" 6. Backstage at Orfeu da Conceicao 7. "Para Machucar Meu Coracao" 8. Woe unto You, Copacabana 9. Stan Getz 10. Bossa and Race 11. "Desafinado" 12. The Cusp of Greatness 13. "Corcovado" 14. Bossa Nova on the Car Radio 15. "So Danco Samba" 16. Happiness Is a Drop of Dew 17. Dancehall Memories 18. "O Grande Amor" 19. Haroldo Costa 20. Olga Albizu and "Alla Africa" 21. Two, Three, Many Girls from Ipanema 22. "Vivo Sonhando" 23. Bossa and Bicycles 24. Afterlife of the Girl from Ipanema Endnotes Index

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An explanation of why Getz/Gilberto became the most famous Brazilian record album of all time, and how it changed bossa nova, jazz and pop culture.

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Bryan McCann is Professor of Brazilian History at Georgetown University, USA.

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