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Constelação
     

Constelação

by Brazilian Trio
 
The second album from these Brazilian veterans finds them using the piano/bass/drums format to great effect, with a light touch throughout (even the drum solo on "LVM/Direto Ao Assunto" is subtle). Pianist Helio Alves brings melody as assurance to a range of material, although Jobim accounts for three of the ten

Overview

The second album from these Brazilian veterans finds them using the piano/bass/drums format to great effect, with a light touch throughout (even the drum solo on "LVM/Direto Ao Assunto" is subtle). Pianist Helio Alves brings melody as assurance to a range of material, although Jobim accounts for three of the ten tracks here, letting everything glide with the smoothness of a Copacabana wave, while the others push and prod just enough to add meat underneath. "Luiza" is a standout, limpid and beautiful, the emotion coming through in every note. But this is an album that covers the spectrum of moods, from sadness to sparkling sunlight, as with the title cut, and the compositions from bandmembers stand tall next to those from more established figures. It's a highlight of Brazilian jazz.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/12/2012
Label:
Motema Music
UPC:
0181212000931
catalogNumber:
93
Rank:
171081

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Brazilian Trio   Primary Artist
Duduka Da Fonseca   Drums,Group Member
Nilson Matta   Bass,Group Member
Helio Alves   Piano,Group Member

Technical Credits

Dori Caymmi   Composer
Cedar Walton   Composer
Alfredo Cardim   Composer
Duduka Da Fonseca   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Nilson Matta   Composer
Nelson Motta   Composer
Dee Dee McNeil   Composer
Rebecca Meek   Graphic Design
Michael Brorby   Engineer
Helio Alves   Composer
Tenorio   Composer
Jararaca   Composer

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