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Favela
Composer: Vincius DeMoraes / Antonio Carlos Jobim / Ray Gilbert

Favela was performed, as an instrumental, nearly 30 times by various Jerry Garcia / Merl Saunders bands between 1973 and 1975.

This original title of the song, written by Jobim and DeMoraes, is O Morro Não Tem Vez.

The Favela title was introduced for the version with English lyrics by Ray Gilbert. Favela are shanty towns in Brazilian cities.



Jerry Garcia / Merl Saunders

info Pure Jerry: Keystone Berkeley, September 1, 1974, Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders Band, 2004

Antonio Carlos Jobim

info The Composer of Desafinado, Plays, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1963
info The Wonderful World Of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1965
no info Compact Jazz: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1991
no info Personalidade: The Best of Brazil, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1991
no info The Art of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1992
no info Quiet Nights, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1993
no info Verve Jazz Masters 13, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1994
no info Brasileiro: Bossa Nova Samba, Various Artists, 1994
no info Best of Bossa Nova: The Girls from Ipanema, Various Artists, 1994
no info The Man from Ipanema, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1995
no info Composer, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1996
no info Selection of Brazil, Various Artists, 1996
no info No Tempo Da Bossa Nova, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1997
no info Do Brasil: Gold Collection, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1998
no info Jazz 'Round Midnight, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1998
no info The Bossa Nova Story, Various Artists, 1998
no info Quiet Now: Nights of Quiet Stars, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1999
no info Absolute Best: Samba, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1999
no info The Very Best of Latin Jazz 2, Various Artists, 1999
no info Antonio Carlos Jobim's Finest Hour, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2000
no info Brasil 500: From Carnival to Copacabana, Various Artists, 2000
no info Warner Jazz Series, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2001
no info Finest Hour, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2001
no info My First Jazz, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2002
no info Laid Back Latin, Various Artists, 2003
no info Sun Sea and Sand Favourites, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2004
no info Bossa Nova: Gentle Rain, Various Artists, 2004
no info The Prime of, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2005
no info The Warner Brothers Years, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2006
no info Favorites: Sun Sea and Sand, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2006
no info The Very Best of, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2007
no info Clasico/03, Antonio Carlos Jobim, 2007

Other recordings

info A Bossa Muito Moderna de João Donato, João Donato e seu Trio, 1963
info Jazz Samba Encore, Stan Getz and Luiz Bonfa, 1963
info Sambalanço Trio, Sambalanço Trio, 1964
info Bossa Nova York, Sergio Mendes Trio, 1964
info Cold Turkey, Ray Bryant, 1964
no info The Astrud Gilberto Album, Astrud Gilberto with Antonio Carlos Jobim, 1965
no info In Person At El Matador, Sergio Mendes & Brazil '65, 1965
no info Bossa Tres Em Forma!, Bossa Tres, 1965
no info Too Much Baby, Pete Jolly, 1965
no info Goin' out of My Head, Wes Montgomery, 1965
no info The Swinger from Rio, Sergio Mendes, 1966
no info Brasil Saluda Mexico, Tamba Trio, 1966
info Live at El Matador, Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete, 1966
no info Manteca!, Clare Fischer, 1966
info Sunday Afternoon at the Trident, Don Scaletta Trio, 1968
no info Brazilian New Wave, Claudio Meranda, 1968
no info Autógrafos de Sucesso, Eumir Deodato, 1973
no info Straight Tracks, Great Guitars, 1978
no info Sugarloaf Suite, Charlie Byrd, 1979
no info Great Guitars: Jazz at the Maintenance Shop, Charlie Byrd / Herb Ellis / Barney Kessel, 1979
no info Compact Jazz: Astrud Gilberto, Astrud Gilberto, 1987
no info Compact Jazz: Best of Bossa Nova, Various Artists (Stan Getz / Luiz Bonfa), 1987
no info Bossa, John Holmquist with Dan Estrem, 1988
no info The Girl from Ipanema: The Bossa Nova Years, Stan Getz, 1989
no info Silver Collection, Astrud Gilberto, 1990
no info Great Guitars: Straight Tracks, Charlie Byrd / Herb Ellis / Barney Kessel, 1991
no info Sound of Brazil, Jesse Pessoa, 1992
no info E Por Que Nao?, Leandro Braga, 1992
no info Jobim Collection, Peggy Stern, 1993
no info The Best of Sergio Mendes and Brasil '65, Sergio Mendes, 1993
no info The Jobim Collection, Lee Konitz, 1993
no info Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival - Various Artists (Charlie Byrd), 1994
no info Passion Flower, Bobby Lewis, 1994
no info Brasil, Vol. 2, Ritmo Samba, 1994
no info Jazz 'Round Midnight: Bossa Nova, Various Artists (Stan Getz), 1994
no info Look Right, Jog Left, Frank Vignola And Unit Four, 1995
no info Brazilian Heart, April Aloisio, 1995
no info Trio De Janeiro, Amoregano, 1995
no info Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival, Various Artists (Charlie Byrd), 1995
no info A Grand Música Brasileira, Various Artists (Deodato), 1995
no info Dedicated to Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Stan Getz / Luiz Bonfa), 1995
no info The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook, Various Artists (Stan Getz), 1995
no info Look Right, Jog Left, Frank Vignola And Unit Four, 1996
no info The Jobim Collection, Lee Konitz and Peggy Stern, 1997
no info An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook, Various Artists (Great Guitars), 1997
no info A Twist of Jobim, Various Artists (Lee Ritenour and Eric Marienthal), 1997
no info Jazz 'Round Midnight: Bossa Nova, Stan Getz, 1998
no info Solo: Sozinho, Paulinho Garcia, 1998
no info Haven't We Met?, Diane Hubka, 1998
no info Rhythm and Romance, Rick Udler and Maria Alvim, 1998
no info Brazilian Collection, Sergio Mendes, 1998
no info Live at Jazzclub, Eddie Piccard Trio, 1998
no info Tamba Trio Classics, Tamba Trio, 1998
no info Obsession, David Sanchez, 1998
no info Brazil Jazz, Various Artists (Pete Jolly), 1998
no info Very Best of Latin Jazz, Various Artists (David Sanchez), 1998
no info The Swinger from Rio/The Beat of Brazil, Sergio Mendes, 1999
no info Millennium, Sérgio Mendes, 1999
no info Brazilian Serenade, Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band, 1999
no info Ao Vivo: 35 Anos, Zimbo Trio, 1999
no info Camaleao Urbano, Guilherme Dias Gomes, 1999
no info Living in a Daydream, Cathi Walkup, 1999
no info Desafinado: And Other Brazilian Hits, Antonio Carlos Bonfa, 2000
info Vince & Bola (And Friends) / Live at El Matador, Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete, 2000
no info Speaking of Jobim, Eddie Higgins, 2000
no info Swinging Jazz, Nanni Byl, 2000
no info Latino Blue, Various Artists (Claire Fischer), 2000
info Latin Jazz, Various Artists (Ike Quebec), 2000
info The Very Best Latin Jazz 2, Various Artists (Luiz Bonfa / Stan Getz), 2000
no info The Unknown Jobim, David Liebman Group, 2001
no info O Mundo de Tom Jobim, Tom Jobim, 2001
no info Plays Jobim, Charlie Byrd, 2002
no info Getz Plays Jobim: The Girl from Ipanema, Stan Getz, 2002
no info Gold, João Donato, 2002
no info Speaking of Love, Eddie Higgins, 2002
no info And Heaven Too: Live in the U.K. Vol. 2, Ken Peplowski, 2002
no info Brazilian Flavour, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Bola Sete and Vince Guaraldi), 2002
no info Swingin' the Samba, Alan Barnes Quintet featuring Art Themen, 2003
no info It's About Time, Philip Paul, 2003
no info Tracings, Mike Tracy, 2003
no info A Sleepin' Bee, The Diane Marino Quartet, 2003
no info Live at the Dakota, Estaire Godinez, 2003
no info Concord Records 30th Anniversary, Various Artists (Charlie Byrd), 2003
no info Byrd and Brazil, Charlie Byrd, 2004
no info Compassos, Helio DeLmiro, 2004
no info Garrafieira, Garrafieira, 2004
no info Parallel Reflections, Gail Dobson, 2004
no info BR6, BR6, 2004
no info Jazz Moods: Twilight in Rio, Various Artists (Charlie Byrd), 2004
no info Jazz Loves Brasil, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Stan Getz / Luiz Bonfa), 2004
no info Homage to Jobim: Live at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival, Charlie Byrd, 2005
no info América: Arismar Do Espírit O Santo, Edsel Gomez, 2005
no info Meu, Ana-Paula Lopes, 2005
no info Sacopenapa, No Olho da Rua, 2005
no info A Man and a Woman, Benoit Jazz Works, 2005
no info Live at Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society, Margie Baker and Friends, 2005
no info Pure Brazil II: Instrumental Bossa Nova, Various Artists (João Donato), 2005
no info Bossa Nova Nights: Brazilian Grooves for Laid Back Moods, Various Artists (Grupo Cabana), 2005
no info Simply Latin, Various Artists (Grupo Cabana), 2005
no info Complete Recordings, Ray Bryant Trio with Jimmy Rowser and Ben Riley, 2006
no info Collectables Classics, Sergio Mendes, 2006
no info Pure Bossa Nova, Sergio Mendes, 2006
no info Kick off Your Shoes, Brazz Jazz, 2006
no info Best Jazz 100, Various Artists (Claire Fischer), 2006
no info Bossa, Various Artists (Sergie Mendes), 2006
no info Simply Brazil, Various Artists (Grupo Cabana), 2006
no info Garota de Ipanema, Riccardo Arrighini Trio, 2007
no info So Jobim, Kim Bankston, 2007
no info Event, Marco di Marco, 2007
no info Bossa Lounge Club, Joao Battista, 2007
no info Brazil, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, 2007
no info Ukulele Bossa Nova, Ohta-San, 2007
no info Cafe Bossa Nova, Various Artists (Grupo Cabana), 2007
no info Pure Brazil: Bossa in Rio, Various Artists (Tom Jobim), 2007
no info The Bossa Nova Albums, Stan Getz, 2008
no info Gold, Astrud Gilberto, 2008
no info Invitation, Jeff Jones & Mosaic, 2008
no info Ao Vivo Em New York and Sao Paulo, Trio 202, 2008
no info Bassalicious, Robert Kyle, 2008
no info Imagina: Songs of Brasil, Karrin Allyson, 2008
no info Detroit Jazz, Various Artists (Dale Grisa Trio), 2008
no info Think Global: Acoustic Brazil, Various Artists (Garrafieira), 2008
no info Brazil: Intro Collection, Various Artists (Grupo Cabana), 2008
no info Only The Best Of Ray Bryant, Ray Bryant, 2009
no info Cafe Brazil, Various Artists (Grupo Cabana), 2009
no info Jazz and World Music Sampler, Various Artists (Los Angeles Guitar Quartet), 2009

 
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