From All Sides

From All Sides is the second collaboration between pianist Vince Guaraldi and guitarist Bola Sete, released in 1964 through Fantasy Records.

From All Sides
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete - From All Sides.jpg
Studio album by
GenreLatin jazz, bossa nova
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The album includes a version of "The Little Drummer Boy" titled "Menino Pequeno Da Bateria" (a literal Portuguese translation of the title), a song which would later be featured in Guaraldi's soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Release and receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [2]

Richard S. Ginell of AllMusic gave the album two out of five stars, noting that "although Guaraldi was in somewhat fresher form in his other albums with Sete, this one won't disappoint his fans."[1]

In 1998, the album was remastered by Phil De Lancie and issued on CD for the first time.

Track listingEdit

Side one
2."Menino Pequeno Da Bateria"Guaraldi4:22
3."Ginza Samba"Guaraldi5:26
4."The Girl from Ipanema"Jobim, de Moraes5:19
Side two
1."A Taste of Honey"Marlow, Scott6:52
2."Ballad of Pancho Villa"Guaraldi2:29
3."Little Fishes"Konrad, Sete4:35


Release historyEdit

Country Date Label Format Catalogue number
United States 1963 Fantasy mono LP 3362
stereo LP 8362


  1. ^ a b Ginell, Richard S. "From All Sides". Allmusic. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 90. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.

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