Gato Barbieri ‎– Fénix (Full Album)

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Fénix is an album by Argentinian jazz composer and saxophonist Gato Barbieri featuring performances recorded in 1971 and first released on the Flying Dutchman label.

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars stating “at this point in 1971, well before the Muppets would create a caricature out of him, Barbieri was absolutely smoking, and for a certain style of rhythmic free jazz, this is a captivating album indeed” (Eugene Chadbourne/AllMusic).

Track listing:
“Tupac Amaru” (Gato Barbieri) – 4:14
“Carnavalito” (Unknown) – 9:08
“Falsa Bahiana” (Geraldo Pereira) – 5:50 Amazon
“El Día Que Me Quieras” (Carlos Gardel, Alfredo Le Pera) – 6:12
“El Arriero” (Atahualpa Yupanqui) – 7:22
“Bahia” (Unknown) – 6:22

Gato Barbieri – tenor saxophone
Lonnie Liston Smith – piano, electric piano
Joe Beck – electric guitar (track 1)
Ron Carter – electric bass
Lenny White – drums
Gene Golden – congas, bongos
Naná Vasconcelos – berimbau, bongos


Released: 1971
Recorded: April 27 & 28, 1971
Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Length: 39:08
Label: Flying Dutchman FD 10144
Producer: Bob Thiele