Albare Plays Jobim (A Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim) is his 6th collaboration with Phil Turcio, 5th with Joe Chindamo. It is his second collaboration with Antonio Sanchez and first with Ricardo Rodriguez. Albare Plays Jobim is his 12th album and of his romantic exploration of Jobim’s enchanting melodies. Albare says: “As Jobim was such an influence in my playing, I feel this album is overdue and I am now ready to express the intense beauty of these melodies to my own satisfaction.” Guitars: Albare, Piano, string arrangement and conductor: Joe Chindamo, Drums: Antonio Sanchez, Bass: Ricardo “Ricky” Rodriquez.