Francis Albert Sinatra & Antônio Carlos Jobim is a 1967 album by Frank Sinatra and Antônio Carlos Jobim. The tracks were arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman, accompanied by a studio orchestra. Along with Jobim's original compositions, the album features three standards from the Great American Songbook, ("Change Partners", "I Concentrate on You", and "Baubles, Bangles and Beads") arranged in the bossa nova style.
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim è un album del crooner statunitense Frank Sinatra, realizzato assieme al compositore brasiliano Antônio Carlos Jobim e pubblicato nel 1967 dalla Reprise Records. Nel 1962 e 1963 Jobim e João Gilberto resero famosa e apprezzata in tutto il mondo la bossa nova. Sinatra arrivò a questo passo solo nel 1967, con questo album che è quasi un canzoniere di Jobim stesso
Sinatra decided to record a full-fledged bossa nova album with the genre's leading composer, Antonio Carlos Jobim. Arranged by Claus Ogerman and featuring Jobim on guitar and backing vocals, Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim concentrated on Jobim's originals, adding three American classics - "Baubles, Bangles and Beads," "Change Partners," and "I Concentrate on You" - that were rearranged to suit bossa nova conventions. The result was a subdued, quiet album that used the Latin rhythms as a foundation, not as a focal point
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim is Frank Sinatra's fifty-first studio album. The album was released in 1967 and was performed by both Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim. All 10 tracks in the album were arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman and his orchestra. This album is known for having some of Sinatra's few bossa nova style songs, featuring new compositions of "Change Partners", "I Concentrate on You", and "Baubles, Bangles and Beads".