Link original: Baden Powell – Baden Powell Quartet V. 2 (1971)
Publicado em: Thursday, April 12, 2007 by zecalouro
When I research for Baden Powell info, the first and only place I go is the great BrazilOnGuitar, a free project, better, a love project to Baden Powell memory. I can live ten times and I would not make better and with the passion we have at their Opus. That’s why I’m asking their help to describe another Baden Powell album.
This is Baden Powell – Baden Powell Quartet Vol. 2 (1971), for Barclay. Visiting BrazilOnGuitar I learned that Baden Powell Quartet volumes one to three were recorded on a single session during three days in December 1970. We have already Vol. 3 at Loronix and now it is time to present Vol. 2. BrazilOnGuitar description is just bellow, followed by personnel. Tracks include:
In December 1970s of the threepart series were recorded within three days in the Barclay studio. They are the best and final recordings of the quartet with its original members. The focus here is on Afro-Brazilian music, though not as conceptually closed as on “Canto on Guitar”. There are Folklore and own compositions, as well as variations of “Pai” and “Filho”.
The almost ten minutes lasting “Terra de Katmandou” is a mixture of many styles, citations and rhythms, creating a trancelike, meditative mood.
The records contribute to the image of the guitarist until today due to their high musical level and their fresh sound. His improvisational talent doesn’t need shallow virtuosity, which tends to cover weak spots and lacking imagination. Consistently Baden Powell takes up new ideas, new lines and rejects others.
For the first time he works together with the singer Janine de Waleyne, after discovering her in the choir of Adamo. Janine’s voice merges with the melody lines of Baden’s guitar playing. Her adapdability is impressive. The non-verbality between their voices, unbound of language, opens much freedom for the music. Something Baden Powell consistently searched and found in 1970.
We thank Robert G. (Germany) for his translation.
Janine de Waleyne
01 – Samba do Perdão (Baden Powell / Paulo César Pinheiro)
02 – Cidade Vazia (Baden Powell / Luis Fernando Freire)
03 – Canção do Filho (Baden Powell / Paulo César Pinheiro)
04 – Pai (Baden Powell)
05 – Ingênuo (Pixinguinha)
06 – Quaquaraquaqua (Vou Deitar e Rolar) (Baden Powell / Paulo César Pinheiro)
Este disco pode ser buscado no Um que Tenha.