Black Orpheus

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All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
Jazz bassist and composer Nilson Matta's 2012 take on the classic soundtrack to the 1959 film Black Orpheus stays pretty closely to the original. Original songs and incidental music by both Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfá made for one of the most revered Brazilian soundtracks of the day, and Matta's only slightly jazz-leaning renditions of tracks like "Samba de Orfeu" and "A Felicidade" meld the classic bossa nova rhythms with a somewhat modernized jazz fusion spirit.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
Jazz bassist and composer Nilson Matta's 2012 take on the classic soundtrack to the 1959 film Black Orpheus stays pretty closely to the original. Original songs and incidental music by both Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfá made for one of the most revered Brazilian soundtracks of the day, and Matta's only slightly jazz-leaning renditions of tracks like "Samba de Orfeu" and "A Felicidade" meld the classic bossa nova rhythms with a somewhat modernized jazz fusion spirit.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2013
  • Label: Motema Music
  • UPC: 181212001037
  • Catalog Number: 103
  • Sales rank: 96,869

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nilson Matta Primary Artist, Bass
Kenny Barron Piano
Randy Brecker Trumpet
Alfredo Cardim Piano
Anat Cohen Clarinet
Anne Drummond Flute
Erivelton Silva Drums
Alex Kautz Drums
Guilherme Monteiro Guitar
Klaus Mueller Piano
Laura Metcalf Clarinet
Jorjão Silva Percussion, Soloist
Reinaldo Silva Percussion
Fernando Saci Percussion, Pandeiro, Cuica
Technical Credits
Luiz Bonfá Composer
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Kenny Barron Arranger
Alfredo Cardim Arranger
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Nilson Matta Arranger, Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Katsuhiko Naito Mastering
Jana Herzen Executive Producer
Eric Elterman Engineer
Klaus Mueller Arranger
Roger Freret Engineer
Ted Sannella Executive Producer
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