Music of the Brazilian Masters

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The great Brazilian guitarists Laurindo Almeida, Charlie Byrd and Carlos Barbosa-Lima team up for a tightly arranged set that even with a Jobim tune and an original apiece by Byrd and Almeida is mostly comprised of Brazilian classical music. The guitarist's distinctive but complementary tones add a great deal of beauty to the quiet but often-complex music. Fans of the acoustic guitar will find this CD well worth acquiring.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The great Brazilian guitarists Laurindo Almeida, Charlie Byrd and Carlos Barbosa-Lima team up for a tightly arranged set that even with a Jobim tune and an original apiece by Byrd and Almeida is mostly comprised of Brazilian classical music. The guitarist's distinctive but complementary tones add a great deal of beauty to the quiet but often-complex music. Fans of the acoustic guitar will find this CD well worth acquiring.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/1989
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431438922
  • Catalog Number: 4389
  • Sales rank: 193,628

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Escorregando - Laurindo Almeida (2:37)
  2. 2 Ainda Me Recordo - Laurindo Almeida (4:39)
  3. 3 Rosa - Laurindo Almeida (3:44)
  4. 4 Baia - Laurindo Almeida (5:00)
  5. 5 Didi - Laurindo Almeida (4:50)
  6. 6 Pixinguinha - Laurindo Almeida (4:44)
  7. 7 Ernesto Nazareth - Laurindo Almeida (4:46)
  8. 8 Anaclego Madeiros - Laurindo Almeida (3:49)
  9. 9 Invocation to Shango - Laurindo Almeida (4:09)
  10. 10 Veleiro - Laurindo Almeida (2:29)
  11. 11 O Boto - Laurindo Almeida (6:21)
  12. 12 Vala de Esquina, No. 8 - Laurindo Almeida (2:27)
  13. 13 Modinha - Laurindo Almeida (3:30)
  14. 14 Vou Vivendo - Laurindo Almeida (3:00)
  15. 15 Weekend Cruise to Catalina - Laurindo Almeida (4:14)
  16. 16 Promises - Laurindo Almeida (3:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carlos Barbosa-Lima Primary Artist, Guitar
Laurindo Almeida Guitar
Charlie Byrd Guitar
Larry Grenadier Bass
Michael Shapiro Drums
Technical Credits
Laurindo Almeida Arranger
Carlos Barbosa-Lima Arranger
Charlie Byrd Arranger
Phil Edwards Engineer, Remixing
George Horn Mastering
Carl Jefferson Producer
Nick Phillips Contributor
Mark Holston Liner Notes
Kent Judkins Art Direction
Francisco Mignone Composer
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