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João Gilberto – Byrd’s fascination with Bossa Nova led him

Byrd’s fascination with Bossa Nova led him to the album Jazz Samba, which was recorded in 1962 for Verve Records with tenor saxophonist Stan Getz, including a successful version of Desafinado. The album spent 70 weeks at American pop charts and led producer Creed Taylor to invite Bossa Nova architects – including Gilberto and Jobim...

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