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So Danço Samba is the fourth album by keyboardist/composer-arranger Clare Fischer, and his first in the bossa nova vein, recorded and released in 1964 on the World Pacific label.[3] Devoted primarily to the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, it also features three of Fischer's own compositions.

So Danço Samba
So Danço Samba.jpg
Studio album by
Recordedat World Pacific Studios
Hollywood, California
GenreJazz, Bossa Nova
LabelWorld Pacific
WP 1830
ProducerRichard Bock
Clare Fischer chronology
So Danço Samba
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
American Record Guidefavorable[2]



In its review, American Record Guide commends both "Clare Fischer, a continually rewarding pianist from the West Coast," and his "unusually fine album of bossa nova selections."[2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Antonio Carlos Jobim except where noted.

Side One

  1. "So Danço Samba" - 2:55
  2. "Desafinado" - 2:59
  3. "Quiet Nights (Corcovado)" - 3:41
  4. "Pensativa" (Clare Fischer) - 4:21
  5. "Carnaval" (Clare Fischer) - 3:10

Side Two

  1. "Girl From Ipanema" - 3:32
  2. "Ornithardy" (Clare Fischer) - 2:56
  3. "O Amor em Paz" - 2:47
  4. "How Insensitive" - 3:19
  5. "One Note Samba" - 4:22



  1. ^ "Clare Fischer: So Danço Samba (Overview)". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  2. ^ a b "Clare Fischer: So Danço Samba". "American Record Guide". Volume 31. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  3. ^ "Retailers' Fall Record Buying Guide: World Pacific - Pacific Jazz". Billboard. October 17, 1964. Retrieved 2013-03-18.

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