Mandrake Som – Sombossa (1975)

15 01 2012

Link original: Mandrake Som – Sombossa (1975)
Publicado em: Sunday, February 18, 2007 by zecalouro

This is a unique chance to show Loronixers the music I have and never make me confident to share. There are several reasons for this lack of confidence, mainly lack of information. Let’s take advantage of the situation, everybody is now watching TV, looking at the Carnaval Parade, others are traveling, etc. This is the day, let’s start.

This is Mandrake Som – Sombossa (1975). Personnel is unknown and there is a great chance that Mandrake is the drummer or percussionist. The music is a top-notch instrumental Bossa Jazz with some African accent. I recommend, just to play with your curiosity and put your finger to work on discover these guys. We have a deal this time. Tracks include:

01 – Eu nao Quero Nem Saber
02 – Soul Samba
03 – Insensatez
04 – Arrastao
05 – Deixa Isso pra La
06 – Reza
07 – Berimbau
08 – O dia em que eu Morrer


Este disco pode ser buscado no Um que Tenha.



3 responses

15 01 2012

Comentários originais:
bossanovadreamer on Sunday, 18 February, 2007
Dear Zeca,
you show us here another wonderful record-at this time I have,just picked and can tell the personnel:
Sérgio Scollo pianoforte,Gio Chitarra voce, Damasco Grossi sax tenore,Riccardo “Rick”Romei contrabbasso,Cosimo Lampis batteria, Mandrake percussion-

What a great album!!

Best wishes
bossanovadreamer on Sunday, 18 February, 2007
Oh I wrote Chitarra in big letters.Sorry for this.To make it clear , it means Gio is on chitarra and voce –

Best wishes
Trix on Monday, 19 February, 2007
Um discaço!
mondogroove on Monday, 19 February, 2007
thanx for sharing this jewel. the record was originally released only in Italy by EMI. it was reissued by the Italian label Black Note in the early ’90. there’s another record from Mandrake Som and it’s called O….Amigo (EMI, Italy, 1977).
Anonymous on Monday, 19 February, 2007
bom. bem bom
JAmil on Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
Zeca mais uma de 1ª (Samba Rock), hehehehe


Charlie on Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
A wonderful surprise! Proof that there is great music hidden everywhere, waiting to be discovered. Thanks for this.
peter on Monday, 30 April, 2007
dear Zeca,
I think I have a good chance to discover the musicians that play in this record, I know for sure that Mandrake spent many years in Italy (Rome) and I know a lot of musicians there.
stay tuned
peter on Monday, 30 April, 2007
so I’m late…bossanovadreamer know everything!
zecalouro on Monday, 30 April, 2007

Don’t worry, your time will come.🙂

Cheers, zeca
Gary on Saturday, 13 September, 2008

Mandrake was indeed based in Italy and recorded with many brasilian and jazz artist in the 70s including guitarist Irio de Paula on the legendary Horo label.

He was also percussionist on Os Brazoes LP…


2 10 2012

Caro amigo, o link nao existe mais, pode dar um novo endereço ? Obrigado

3 10 2012

Obrigado por avisar. Deixei um link provisório até encontrarmos um definitivo.

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