Gerry Mulligan with Jane Duboc – Paraiso (Jazz Brazil) {TELARC}

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Gerry Mulligan with Jane Duboc – Paraiso (Jazz Brazil) {TELARC}

Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova, Vocal

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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow

Although baritonist Gerry Mulligan is listed as the leader of this date, vocalist Jane Duboc is really the main star. The Brazilian-oriented set consists of eight Mulligan originals (including “Tema Pra Jobim,” which finds him switching to piano, and “Willow Tree”) and three other numbers, with “Wave” being the only standard.

Duboc sings well, although her voice never sticks in one’s mind, and Mulligan has short solos and mostly sticks to the background; they are joined by a couple of Brazilian rhythm sections. Pleasant music that mostly stands out as a historical curiosity in Gerry Mulligan’s discography.

Tracklist:
01. Paraiso (5:37)
02. No Rio (4:11)
03. Sob a Estrela (5:40)
04. O Bom Alvinho (5:06)
05. Willow Tree (8:26)
06. Bordado (6:16)
07. Tarde em Itapoan (5:05)
08. Amor em Paz (5:56)
09. Wave (4:31)
10. Tema pra Jobim (4:32)
11. North Atlantic Run (4:36)

Personnel:
Gerry Mulligan – baritone saxophone, piano on #10
Jane Duboc – vocals
Emanuel Moreira – guitar
Waltinho Anastacio, Norberto Goldberg – percussion
Charlie Ernst, Cliff Korman – piano
Leo Traversa, Rogerio Maio – bass
Peter Grant, Duduka DaFonseca – drums

All songs arranged by Gerry Mulligan with the assistance of Emanuel Moreira and Cido Bianchi

Recorded at Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, New York, July 5-7, 1993.
Mixed at The Hit Factory, New York, August 4-6, 1993.
Recording Producers: John Snyder, Gerry Mulligan
Recording Engineer: Jack Renner, assisted by Jay Newland
Mix Engineer: Michael Bishop
Executive Producer: Robert Woods
Technical Assistance: Robert Friedrich, Andy Smith
Production Supervisor: Elaine Martone
Art Director and Cover Design: Anilda Carrasquillo
Liner notes by Neil Tesser
Back Cover Photo: Carol Friedman
Cover illustration: Detail from City Limits, 1987 Charles Lynn Bragg/ licensed by Seiffer & Associates

1993, TELARC
TELARC International Corporation, 23307 Commerce Park Road, Cleveland, OH 44122 U.S.A.

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