Oh, listener, be prepared to be dazzled. One will find such is the case with this extraordinary recording featuring the best of '60s jazz. The Midnight String Quartet expresses deep and magical creative talents, creating an adorable album consisting of the heart of Latin jazz. Spanish Rhapsodies for Young Lovers is for couples looking for that perfect kind of music during their vacation getaway from the worries and troubles of modern-day society. Still as striking and compelling as it was when first released, this collection presents a sense of charm and radiance, immediate and full of emotional resonance. The Midnight String Quartet is quite fresh and ethereal in its mood and context, performing such Latin bossa nova hits as "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars," "Spanish Eyes," and the classic "Girl From Ipanema" by the legendary Antonio Carlos Jobim. The lovely "Maria Elena" is a ballad countered by the passion and percussion of "Summer Samba." This record is chock-full of beautiful music, and the arrangements by Glen D. Hardin are equally impressive. Produced by Snuff Garrett and engineered by Henry Lewy, this piece of work shows the Midnight String Quartet in top form. A lush production sound makes each listen all the more rewarding and enriching. Graceful and elegant, this music is perfect for ballroom dancing and other such occasions.
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