Wednesday, July 1, 2009

SHM-CD of the Month - "Bossa Nova Mesmo"

SHM-CD of the Month
"Bossa Nova - Mesmo" (Philips/Universal Music Japan) 2009

Recorded in 1960, produced by Aloysio de Oliveira, coordinated by João Araujo and supervised by Julio Hungria, who also wrote the original liner notes reproduced in the back cover of this mini-LP paper sleeve issue.
Musical Director & Arranger: Oscar Castro-Neves
Featuring: Carlos Lyra, Lais, Lucio Alves, Silvia Telles and the Conjunto Oscar Castro-Neves with Oscar on ac. piano & ac. guitar, Iko Castro-Neves (bass), Marcio (flute, clarinet, bass clarinet), João Mario & Leo (drums), Sergio Bastos (acoustic guitar).
Includes Vinicius de Moraes' first recording as a singer, "Pela Luz dos Olhos Teus," the seldom heard opening track "Patinho Feio" (co-written by Dolores Duran & Oscar Castro-Neves, and sung by Laís) and an instrumental version of João Gilberto's "Bim Bom".

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