Friday, August 31, 2007

"Cool Bossa Struttin'" - Tratore

From left to right: Manuel Gusmão, Paula Faour, Dom Um Romão

Title: Cool bossa struttin'

Artist: Paula Faour

The debut CD of this acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger. After receiving a four star rating in Swing Journal (the Japanese Jazz "Bible") and praise from local and international critics, this CD is finally available worldwide. Produced by Arnaldo DeSouteiro for JSR Japan and recorded "live" in a studio, she is in charge of an acoustic trio with legendary drummer Dom Um Romão (who played with Weather Report, Tom Jobim and Frank Sinatra) and bassist Manuel Gusmão (Jorge Ben, Meirelles & Copa 5, Flora Purim). Also featuring Ithamara Koorax, José Carlos Bigorna, Gabriel Improta. In the repertoire: Tom Jobim, Beatles, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, and a never before recorded Eumir Deodato tune ("Mr.Tom") among other jewels.

See the artist page on Tratore.

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