A large library of vicnyl records in sleeves on shelves.

The 2024 Reissue List

The post discusses various 2024 vinyl reissues of Creed Taylor productions, spotlighting artists like Idris Muhammad, Nina Simone, and Stan Getz among others. Each entry details the vinyl quality, special editions, and availability across different regions, with mentions of both European and U.S. sources. The author, not owning most releases, encourages reader input to keep the music legacy alive. Links to past posts on older reissues are provided for readers seeking more information.

On This Day: Getz/Gilberto

Yep, 10-days late, I didn’t plan for this to become the definitive guide to Getz/Gilberto, maybe it isn’t but here it is. I had the audio recordings to add next week.

On March 18th, 1964, the Getz/Gilberto album was released, marking a significant moment in the history of jazz and bossa nova. Produced by Creed Taylor, it featured Stan Getz, João Gilberto, and introduced Astrud Gilberto with the hit “The Girl From Ipanema.” The album became a cultural phenomenon, earning considerable press, books, controversy, and solidified bossa nova’s popularity in the U.S. Its significance in the music industry is undeniable, highlighted by its inclusion in a film and unique archival materials.

Grammy time – The Travels of the Girl from Ipanema

Today marks the 56th Anniversary of the 7th Grammy Awards, they announced the arrival of Brazilian music in the mainstream, as well as Creed Taylor, (Antonio Carlos) Jobim, and importantly Astrud Gilberto. I wrote extensively last year about the awards show itself[1]https://www.ctproduced.com/on-this-day-the-getz-gilberto-grammys/. It almost didn’t go well. As always with […]

On This Day: The GETZ / GILBERTO Grammys

On April 13th, 1965, 55-years ago today, Jazz had it’s most successful night at the Grammys ever. On a night that originally declared “the British Invasion was complete” , what actually happened was that Jazz arrived on the top step at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills in Los Angeles. […]

Stan Getz playing saxophone in a bar/club

Stan Getz Ringtone

Well we are all stuck at home, and things have all of a sudden become less urgent. It’s time for a less demanding ring-tone. I’ve done this a few times before on one of my other websites, used edits from music tracks as ringtones. When my wife calls, it’s Donna […]