"One Note Samba" by the John Whitney Trio
"Samba de Uma Nota Só" by John Whitney Trio
An audio recording of "One Note Samba," composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) with Portuguese lyrics by Newton Mendon, and performed by the John Whitney Trio live on-air on WUCF-FM on January 4, 2000. John Whitney served as director of both orchestral studies and the University of Central Florida Jazz Lab band during his 20 years with the university. Whitney also led the UCF Jazz Lab band in invited performances at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland. He established himself as a conductor, performer, composer, arranger, and teacher in both classical and jazz arenas, founding and directing the Southern Tier Symphony in Allegany, New York, in 2003, until his death in 2014. "One Note Samba" is a jazz standard in a bossa nova rhythm, which was made popular on the 1963 Grammy-winning, number one album, Jazz Samba. It has been recorded by numerous artists, including Quincy Jones (b. 1933), Frank Sinatra (1915-1998), Barbra Streisand (b. 1942), and Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996).
Jobim, Antônio Carlos
Original 5-minute and 35-second audio recording: Antônio Carlos Jobim and Newton Mendon. "One Note Samba," by the John Whitney Trio: WUCF-FM, Orlando, Florida, January 4, 2000.
John Whitney Trio
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Jazz Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida
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5-minute and 35-second audio recording
WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Southern Tier Symphony, Allegany, New York
Originally created by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Newton Ferreira de Mendon, performed by the John Whitney Trio, and published by WUCF-FM.
Copyright to this resource is held by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Newton Ferreira de Mendon and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
"John Whitney - Music Director." Southern Tier Symphony. http://www.southerntiersymphony.org/John_Whitney_Biography.htm (accessed March 17, 2015).