My Little Boat

by Alex Gordon Hi-Fi

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Though I'm certain I had heard Brazilian music previously, I'll always remember the moment I first heard the live version of Girl From Ipanema at Carnegie Hall with Joao and Astrud Gilberto. I vividly remember being frozen in my tracks at the sound as it drifted effortlessly from the family room stereo, echoing throughout the empty house. I sat in the middle of the stairs I was climbing, entranced, enchanted, and utterly hooked. It seemed to answer some question that I wasn't even consciously asking.

Now I am by no means an expert on this most important of art forms nor I have studied it at great length. I simply find it to be music I continually return to and relish in the ceremony of listening to. It's become such a comforting part of my musical landscape that I simply felt a tribute would be appropriate.

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released January 17, 2013

Recorded at home. January 15-17, 2013

Composition Credits:
O Morro Nao Tem Vez (Jobim, de Moraes)
So Danca Samba (Jobim, de Moraes)
O Barquinho (Bôscoli, Menescal)
Bim Bom (Gilberto)
Garota De Ipanema (Jobim, de Moraes)

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Alex Gordon Hi-Fi Atlanta, Georgia

Whenever ALEX GORDON HI-FI is performing the mood is pleasant, the volume is reasonable and the listening is easy. Furnishing instrumental music that relaxes as well as captivates, ALEX GORDON HI-FI carries on the tradition of easy listening music. Music which was created to soothe the listener, even transport the listener to another place and time. ... more

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