Jazza Nova + Cool Samba (2 LP on 1 CD) + Bonus Track
  • Atco 33-153
    Atco 33-153
  • Battle BM 6123
    Battle BM 6123
  • Paulo Alencar
    Paulo Alencar
  • João Meirelles
    João Meirelles
  • Odeon MOFB 3.323
    Odeon MOFB 3.323

Paulo Alencar & João Meirelles

Jazza Nova + Cool Samba (2 LP on 1 CD) + Bonus Track

Rare and Obscure Jazz Albums

Personnel:
Paulo Alencar (vln, dir), João Meirelles (ts, fl), Silvio Lopez (tp), Antonio Oliveira (p), Manuel Gusniao (b), Jayme Storino (d), Amauri Rodriguez (perc), Cipó (arr)

Reference: FSRCD 1065

Bar code: 8427328610650

Fresh Sound Records presents:
Rare and Obscure Jazz Albums
A CD series created for the most discerning jazz collectors

· Hard to find albums in Collector's Edition
· 2 Original LPs on 1 CD
· Original Cover Art, Liner Notes
· Complete Personnel Details
· Hi Fi Recordings
· Newly Remastered in 24-Bit

Jazz Nova
This is Jazza Nova, recorded by Paulo Alencar and His Brazilian All Stars in Rio de Janeiro in 1962, and originally released in Brazil by Odeon as “Bossa Nova Jazz.” The release speaks by itself: a jazzy LP fromthe early 60’s with a cast of all-stars musicians on set, and arrangements of Maestro Cipó. The instrumentation includes tenor sax, piano, guitar, bass, percussion, accordion, clarinet and trumpet in several different configurations. Unfortunately, the musicians involved were not credited, not even the gorgeous singer in Ziriguidum. Any bossa nova fan will really enjoy the music, and the masterful blowing. Billboard music editor Bob Rolontz said that: “Like their American counterparts, Brazilian jazzmen are deeply rooted in the jazz tradition and they play with soul and feeling. That feeling is evident on this recording of modern Bossa, which will be probably be called, from now on, Jazza Nova.”

Cool Samba
João Theodoro Meirelles (1940-2008), tenor saxophonist, flute player and leader of the Bossa Kings, was born in Rio de Janeiro. Having originally established himself in several of Brazil's big-name bands, he settled easily into club work in São Paulo and at the Bottle Club in Rio, where he played with top visiting American jazzmen such as Jim Hall, Nick Travis, Bud Shank, and Sam Most, as well as such Brazilians as Luiz Eça, Paulo Moura, Sergio Mendes and Moacir Santos. He was one of the musicians who took Brazilian instrumental music one step forward, beyond the songs with lyrics that singers and fans liked to sing. That is why it is said that João Meirelles was the creator of samba-jazz, a genre linked closely to the emergence of Bossa Nova.



01. Verbo amar (Herivelto Martins) 2:06
02. Ideas (Cipó) 2:46
03. West Samba (Cipó) 3:22
04. Why Do I Remember (Alencar-Raleigh) 2:55
05. Ziriguidum (Monsueto Menezes) 2:18
06. Bossa No.2 (Radames Gnatali) 2:26
07. É Bossa mesmo (Julio Barbosa) 2:50
08. Adios America (Barbosa-Jacques) 2:05
09. Não hã razão (Cipó) 2:39
10. Onde estava eu (Cavalcanti-Freire) 2:40
11. Moéda quebrada (Barbosa-Reis) 2:59 *
12. So danço Samba (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 1:17
13. Samba sem nome (Fred Marshall) 1:28
14. Se teusolhos falassem (Jose Domingos) 1:41
15. Batucada (Luiz Bonfa) 2:25
16. Conselho (a quem quizer) (Silvio Cesar) 1:46
17. Solução (Ivo and Raul Santos) 1:36
18. Carnival Medley 4:14
-Eu agora sou feliz (Cosata-Bispo)
-Piri Piri (Ivo Santos)
19. Gostoso e Samba (Joao-Mello) 1:11
20. Nação Nagô (Capiba) 2:22
21. Samba Toff (Orlando Divo) 0:56
22. Essa nega sem sandalia (Velho-de Castro) 1:25
23. Ilha do amor (Fred Marshall) 1:37
24. Ritmos carnivalescos improvisatos (Fred Marshall) 2:20

Album details

(*) Bonus Track

Sources:
Tracks #1-10, from the album “Jazza Nova”
by Paulo Alencar and His Brazilian All-Stars (Atco 33-153)
Track #11, from the album “Bossa Nova Jazz” (Odeon MOFB 3.323)
Tracks #13-24, from the album “Cool Samba” by João and His Bossa Kings
(Battle BM 6123)

Personnel on "Jazza Nova":
PAULO ALENCAR and His Brazilian All Stars
Arrangements by Maestro Cipó.
Recorded in Rio de Janeiro, 1962

Personnel on "Cool Samba":
JOÃO and His Bossa Kings
João Meirelles, tenor sax & flute; Silvio Lopez, trumpet; Antonio Oliveira, piano; Manuel Gusniao, bass; Jayme Storino, drums; Amauri Rodriguez, percussion.
Recorded in Rio de Janeiro, 1962

Original liner notes: Bob Rolontz (Atco)
New liner notes by Jordi Pujol
Original recordings produced by Paulo Alencar (#1-11) and Fred Marshall (#12-24)
This CD compilation produced by Jordi Pujol

Hi Fi · 24-Bit Digitally Remastered
Blue Moon Producciones Discograficas S.L.
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10,95 €  (tax incl.)

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