Stories to Tell

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All Music Guide - Jim Newsom
Though her recordings for Chick Corea's Return to Forever provide a better introduction to her vocal talents, Stories to Tell is an excellent outing by Flora Purim and friends. Assisted by a cast of jazz/fusion all-stars led by husband Airto Moreira, Purim shows off the wide range of her abilities: from wordless vocal soaring to songs with lyrics in English and Portuguese, from uptempo percussion-driven workouts to beautiful ballads. In addition to Airto, the assembled cast includes bassists Miroslav Vitous and Ron Carter, keyboard wunderkind George Duke, guitarists Earl Klugh and Oscar Castro-Neves, and trombonist Raul de Souza. Also, Carlos Santana turns in one of his ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jim Newsom
Though her recordings for Chick Corea's Return to Forever provide a better introduction to her vocal talents, Stories to Tell is an excellent outing by Flora Purim and friends. Assisted by a cast of jazz/fusion all-stars led by husband Airto Moreira, Purim shows off the wide range of her abilities: from wordless vocal soaring to songs with lyrics in English and Portuguese, from uptempo percussion-driven workouts to beautiful ballads. In addition to Airto, the assembled cast includes bassists Miroslav Vitous and Ron Carter, keyboard wunderkind George Duke, guitarists Earl Klugh and Oscar Castro-Neves, and trombonist Raul de Souza. Also, Carlos Santana turns in one of his patented sizzling guitar solos on "Silver Sword." With material from Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vitous, Milton Nascimento, McCoy Tyner, and Purim herself, this is an album worth savoring.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Ojc
  • UPC: 025218661928
  • Catalog Number: 619
  • Sales rank: 132,727

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Flora Purim Primary Artist, Vocals
Hadley Caliman Flute, Alto Flute
Ron Carter Bass
George Duke Synthesizer, Keyboards
Earl Klugh Guitar
Miroslav Vitous Bass, Moog Synthesizer
Raul de Souza Trombone
King Errisson Conga
Airto Moreira Percussion, Drums
George Bohannon Trombone
Oscar Brashear Flugelhorn
Oscar Castro-Neves Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Carlos Santana Guitar
Ernie Hood Vocals, Zither
Technical Credits
Ron Carter Contributor
George Duke Contributor
Earl Klugh Contributor
Miroslav Vitous Arranger, Contributor
Raul de Souza Contributor
King Errisson Contributor
Airto Moreira Contributor
Oscar Castro-Neves Arranger
Phil DeLancie Remastering
Orrin Keepnews Producer
Jim Stern Engineer, Remixing
Phil Carroll Art Direction
Tony Lane Art Direction
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