Cassandra Wilson with Lonnie Plaxico: Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)

This video features a live performance of Cassandra Wilson with Lonnie Plaxico on bass, Brandon Ross on guitar and Jeffrey Haynes on percussion. They’re playing Astrud Gilberto’s song “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)”.

Watch for Lonnie’s solo around the 2:20-minute-mark.

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  1. Once saw Cassandra sing three times in one week. I was smitten…and still am.

  2. Very nice indeed, but it’s not Bebel Gilberto’s song, she was just one of many artists to record it. It was written by Antonio Carlos Jobim, one of his many precious gems. Thanks for sharing this.

  3. Tom

    In which key is this version of song?