Saturday, January 17, 2009

CD of the Day - "Pacifico Mascarenhas: "I Sambacana"

CD of the Day
Pacifico Mascarenhas: "I Sambacana" (Sambacana CD 01) 2004

The first Sambacana album, originally released in 1964 on the Odeon label and reissued on CD in 2004 by the group founder, Belo Horizonte-born composer Pacífico Mascarenhas. Distributed by Agencia Status.
Includes the original recordings of "Pouca Duração", "Começou de Brincadeira" and "Olhando Estrelas no Céu".
Arranged by Roberto Menescal & Ugo Marotta (mispelled Hugo on the CD credits), featuring the vocals of Joyce on her recording debut, plus Eumir Deodato (piano & organ), Sergio Barroso (bass), drummer João Palma (omitted from the CD credits), Ugo Marotta (vibes), Menescal (acoustic guitar), Copinha & Henri (flutes).

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