Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd – Samba Triste

Charlie Byrd

The  track  Samba Triste appeared on the pioneering and  hugely successful album, Jazz Samba album because Guitarist Charlie Byrd wanted to include a minor-keyed samba. Stan Getz took the tune and made it memorable with the melancholy of his Saxophone.

Baden PowellSamba Triste was the first commercial success for its composer, Baden Powell (1937-2000), who is still considered one of Brazil’s greatest guitarists.

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