Bolivia is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard recorded in December 1990 and January 1991 and released on the Music Master label. “Freddie Hubbard is in decent but not quite prime form on this CD; [More]
Passarim is a studio album by Antônio Carlos Jobim, released by Verve Records in 1987. “Passarim is Jobim’s major statement of the ’80s, emerging during a time when his concerns were turning increasingly toward the [More]
Track listing: 01 – Bossa Nova Jazz Samba (Ed Lincoln) 02 – Brincando Gostei (Waltel / Orlandivo) 03 – Fim de Semana Em Eldorado (Johnny Alf) 04 – Sambette N° 3 (Ed Lincoln) 05 – [More]
“An excellent Brazilian guitarist, Baden Powell has played with his share of American jazz greats (including Herbie Mann and the late Stan Getz). But there’s no jazz to be found on Seresta Brasiliera, which was [More]
“Vibraphonist Cal Tjader is heard leading five different groups throughout this set, but the identities of the flutists, bassists, and pianists are less important than knowing that Tjader, Willie Bobo (on drums and timbales), and [More]
Hands is a 2010 album by English jazz double bassist Dave Holland and Spanish flamenco guitarist Pepe Habichuela. “Dave Holland is best known as one of the great jazz bassists of his generation. Pepe Habichuela [More]
“As he did on his other ’66 session (Tough!), Pucho mixed pop and soul hits with the stronger stuff. That means the best and funkiest pieces-“Aye Ma Ma,” “Soul Yamie,” and a typically irreverent cover [More]
“A slightly expanded version of flutist Herbie Mann’s 1961-62 group performs African-, Cuban- and Brazilian-influenced jazz on this appealing LP. With guitarist Billy Bean, vibraphonist Hagood Hardy, Dave Pike on marimba and four percussionists in [More]
“This is one strange album for Ray Barretto being nothing like any of the innumerable others that he released over time and if Salsa and driving Latin Jazz are what you are chasing, there is [More]
Getz/Gilberto is an album by American saxophonist Stan Getz and Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto, featuring pianist and composer Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim), who also composed many of the tracks. It was released in March [More]