Herbie Mann – Brazil Blues (Full Album)

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“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 the backup group, Mann’s flute is well featured on tunes ranging from his own “B.N. Blues” and the standard “Brazil” to “One Note Samba.” This album will be difficult to find but is worth the search.” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

Track listing:
A1 Brazil (A. Barroso, S.K. Russell) – 4:45
A2 Copacabana (H. Mann) 7:05
A3 Minha Saudade (J. Donato, J. Gilberto) – 5:15
B1 B.N. Blues (H. Mann) – 3:35
B2 One Note Samba (A.C. Jobin, J. Hendricks, N. Mendonça) 4:26
B3 Me Faz Recorar (W. Salter) 7:55

Bill Salter – bass
Carlos Valdez – congas
Willie Bobo – drums
Herbie Mann – flute
Billie Bean – guitar
Carmen Costa – maracas
Dave Pike – marimba
José de Paula – tambourine
Haygood Hardy – vibraphone


Label: United Artists Records ‎
Series: The Douglas Collection
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo
Country: US
Released: 1972
Recorded: 1961 – 1962