Quarteto Novo (1967) – Brazilian Jazz

3 10 2011

Link na Internet Wayback Machine: Quarteto Novo (1967) – Brazilian Jazz
Publicado em: TUESDAY, JUNE 06, 2006

Quarteto Novo was a very important group that introduced something unique for Brazilian music, the traditions of Brazilian Northeast region mixed up with traditional Jazz. This was an important change to break culture barriers existent between different Brazilian regions.It is important to say that this change was before Tropicalia who definitively melt every different influence.

Originally, Quarteto Novo was Trio Novo, assembled to back-up Geraldo Vandre on a series of gigs sponsored by the pharmaceutical gorilla Rhodia. Quarteto novo was: Hermeto Pascoal, Airto Moreira, Heraldo do Monte and Theo de Barros.

With this line-up, there is no need to invite you to click here.

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Heraldo do Monte e Seu Conjunto Bossa Nova – Batida Diferente (1960)

18 08 2011

Link original: Heraldo do Monte e Seu Conjunto Bossa Nova – Batida Diferente (1960)
Publicado em: Monday, August 21, 2006 by zecalouro

Heraldo do Monte, Brazilian musician, which you had the chance to known as member of Os Cinco-Pados a few posts ago, is finally making his debut at Loronix, by the way, on a great style, with his first solo LP, Heraldo do Monte e Seu Conjunto Bossa Nova – Batida Diferente (1960).

zecalouro feels better today after a spending the afternoon sleeping like a polar bear. But he needs to save his energies for tonight and asks for AMG help to introduce Heraldo do Monte to his Loronix friends. Tracks includes:

01 – Samba de Pizzicatto (Heraldo do Monte – M.Lameira Viana – W Marchetti)
02 – Rapaz de Bem (Johnny Alf)
03 – Raízes (Denis Brean – O Guilherme)
04 – Amor Em Paz (Tito Madi)
05 – Zé De Conceição (Joao Roberto Kelly)
06 – Maria Ninguém (Carlos Lyra)
07 – Feio Não É Bonito (Carlos Lyra)
08 – Batida Diferente (Durival Ferreira – Mauricio Einhorn)
09 – Je Ne Sais Pourquoi (Fernand Bianchers – Chuvisco)
10 – Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (Antonio Carlos Jobim – Vinicius de Moraes)
11 – Céu e Mar (Johnny Alf)
12 – Tamanco No Samba (Orlandivo – Helton Menezes)

Former member of the historic Northeastern jazz group Quarteto Novo, Heraldo do Monte also developed an important solo career. His album Cordas Vivas (1983) was already released in 22 countries. He has played with Michel Legrand, Dick Farney, Zimbo Trio, Walter Wanderley, and Paulo Moura and performed abroad in international festivals of Cuba, Montreal, and Montreux. He already became a professional in Rio, playing with Walter Wanderley in 1956 and with Dick Farney in 1960. His first recording came as a sessionman in a Dolores Duran album, with Walter Wanderley. His first solo album was recorded in 1960, Heraldo E Seu Conjunto. He wrote all of the arrangements for the group Os Cincopados and participated in their 1965 recording. As a member of the Orquestra de Carlos Piper, he was awarded with the Guarani and Roquette Pinto trophies (1965). With the group Quarteto Novo, he was also awarded with the Roquette Pinto and received the Imprensa trophy twice. In 1975, he backed Michel Legrand in his live performances at the Teatro Municipal of São Paulo. He also performed with the Zimbo Trio. In 1980, he performed and recorded an album with Elomar and Arthur Moreira Lima, and, two years later, he did the same with Elomar, Arthur Moreira Lima, and Paulo Moura in the famous show ConSertão. In 1997, the four of them played together again in the Kaiser Bock Winter Festival. In 1988, he participated in the Montreal International Jazz Festival (Canada). He also participated in the Montreux and Cuba festivals. In 1994 and 1995 he was awarded with the Prêmio Sharp as arranger of two Dominguinhos’ albums. His ”Chuva Morna,” included in O Piano Brasileiro de Arthur Moreira Lima, is one of his songsrecorded by famous interpreters. In 1997, together with Arthur Moreira Lima and Paulo Moura, he represented Brazil in the Caribbean International Music Festival. In 1998 he arranged, conducted, and played in the album Baião: 50 Anos de Poesia, Ritmo e Emoção, together with Hermeto Pascoal, Sivuca, Renato Borghetti, Oswaldinho, and Dominguinhos. In June, he played with the French guitar player Raphael Fays at the Sesc Ipiranga (São Paulo). In 2000, he participated in the Moacir Santos tribute at the Memorial da América Latina, São Paulo, with Johnny Alf, Leila Pinheiro, Roberto Sion, Teco Cardoso, and Mané Silveira.


Este disco pode ser buscado no Búzios Bossa Blog.

Os Cinco-Pados – Os Cinco-Pados (1964)

16 08 2011

Link original: Os Cinco-Pados – Os Cinco-Pados (1964)
Publicado em: Saturday, August 19, 2006 by zecalouro

When we start thinking that there will be no more surprises it is the announcement that more surprises will come. Os Cinco-Pados, an instrumental BossaJazz Combo from the early 60’s, probably 1964, which is Heraldo do Monte (guitar), Hector Costita (sax), Buda (trumpet), Arrundinha (drums) and Gabriel Bhalis (bass).

A very early Heraldo do Monte is making one of his first recording appearances at this LP as band leader, making this LP unique for the many fans of this renowned guitarist.

This is probably the only record from this nice group, once again, zecalouro praises for Loronixers help to gather more info about Os Cinco-Pados and this awesome LP, which had a reissue in 2002, going out of print again since then. Tracks include:

01 – Berimbau (Baden Powell – Vinicius de Morais)
02 – Milestone (Miles Davis)
03 – Amanhecendo (Roberto Menescal – LF Freire)
04 – Chantili Com Carne (Kenny Burrell)
05 – Bossa-Banca (Johnny Alf)
06 – Barquinho (Roberto Menescal – Ronaldo Boscoli)
07 – Jacqueline (Heraldo do Monte)
08 – A Fonte (Luis Chaves)
09 – Sete Contos (Hermeto Pascoal)
10 – Sonho E Visao (Luis Chaves)
11 – Mania de Maria (Luis Bonfa)
12 – Menina Flor (Luis Bonfa – Maria Helena Toledo)


Não tinha este disco. Graças aos amigos Paulo Horta e Fulano Sicrano ele hoje está disponível no Um que Tenha.