#49. 'Getz/Gilberto' by Stan Getz & João Gilberto

- Best Ever Albums score: 4,823

- Best Ever Albums user rating: 83

- Rank in year: #2

- Rank all-time: #410

- Year: 1964

- Country: United States/Brazil

Saxophonist Stan Getz teamed up with Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim on piano to record the bossa nova album “Getz/Gilberto” in New York. Gilberto’s wife, Astrud, was invited to sing vocals on “Girl from Ipanema,” which became an overwhelming success. Just 34 minutes long, the album won Grammys including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

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