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Astrud Gilberto (born March 29, 1940) is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer. She is best known for her performance of the Grammy Award-winning song "The Girl from Ipanema". Gilberto sang on the influential album Getz/Gilberto featuring João Gilberto, Stan Getz, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, despite having never sung professionally before this recording. Gilberto's recording of "The Girl from Ipanema" established her as a Bossa Nova singer. It sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc. In 1964, Gilberto appeared in the films Get Yourself a College Girl and The Hanged Man. Her first solo album was The Astrud Gilberto Album (1965). Upon moving to the United States, she went on tour with Getz. Beginning as a singer of bossa nova and American jazz standards, Gilberto started to record her own compositions in the 1970s. She has recorded songs in Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Japanese. Gilberto received the Latin Jazz USA Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1992, and was inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame in 2002. In 1996, she contributed to the AIDS benefit album Red Hot + Rio produced by the Red Hot Organization, performing the song "Desafinado" (Portuguese for "slightly out of tune", or "off key") along with George Michael. Although she did not officially retire, Gilberto announced in 2002, that she was taking "indefinite time off" from public performances.
Astrud Gilberto "The Girl From Ipanema (Prime Cuts)" is the newly remastered Astrud Gilberto album from Prestige Elite Records. Prestige Elite Records is home to one of the largest independent record catalogues in the World. "The Girl From Ipanema (Prime Cuts)" is remastered to today audiophile standard, bringing high quality sounds to the old classics songs. 10 Gilberto big hits including The Girl From Ipanema 、Far Away 、We'll Make Today Last Night Again、Black Magic、All I've Got、Love for Sale、The Puppy Song etc...
--- Studio Master 16/44.1, Upsample 24/96 by Weiss Saracon .
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