If bossa nova could be considered a revolution or a movement in American popular music, then Desafinado most certainly has been its battle cry (...). So profound was the impact of Desafinado that bossa nova became the thing in pop music (...). Collected in this set are more of the remarkable works of this Brazilian composer, each, in its own way, as unique and startling as Desafinado. He was 36 years-old when this set was recorded, and was in New York for a live-and-work period which found him recording, writing for publishers and record companies, and meeting American jazz musicians (...). LP with inside pocket -- luxury edition. A numbered limited edition of 500 copies pressed on Audiophile Clear Vinyl (ACV).