Zimbo Opus Pop
A killer LP with lashings of groovy bossa beats. Posted by Quimsy at am 10 comments: Links to this post. Friday, March 17, Brazilian Octopus. The surprising meeting happened in and helped write a little known chapter in the history of instrumental music in Brazil called Brazilian Octopus, whose only release is hunted by record collectors.
It was a wonderful experience", recalls Celso Bianchi, also a maestro and arranger. He even claimed he was gonna turn me into the new Sergio Mendes", tells the musician, appointed by Rangan as the group's coordinator. In fact, Brazilian Octopus was born with uncommon space in the market: a contract for Zimbo Opus Pop year of work that included three months of rehearsals during which the musicians received salaries.
At that time, the band also recorded an album with Japanese saxophonist Sadao Watanabe. The whole group dressed up in animal costumes and played inside a cage", Hermeto recalls. It was different when, after a few months into rehearsals, the event manager Shaka Dont Give Up that the group make an album. That work influenced many of the things that I do today.
That's why I Zimbo Opus Pop music is universal. Everybody is influenced John Tejada Sweat On The Walls everybody else", says Hermeto, who was responsible for coordinating collective arrangements Zimbo Opus Pop a few misunderstandings popped up among the musicians.
I already played nightclubs, then, so I could play many different styles", remembers the musician from Alagoas. The Bossa Blog. Everytime We Say Goodbye. Birth Of Jazz. El Rincon de los Recuerdos. El Diablo Tun Tun. Lo Mejor de los Medios. The KingCake Crypt. Jazz made in Argentina. Music For your Senses.
Reci's Oldies. Sudaca Jazz. Dark Blue Notes. Las Cintas Recuperadas. Since then, several requests of Brazilian Black music has been arriving to zecalouro. In the last 10 to 15 years, several copies were sold to fans in Europe and Japan, the prices at old vinyl stores and websites has been rising Zimbo Opus Pop after year. Miguel de Deus was active since the mid 60's. Ok, I take it back, my favorite is now the version of Faure's 'Sicilienne'.
I used to play this piece on the cello but it didn't swing like this. Deodato does a good Faure too. Zimbo Opus Pop have to try a Brazilian Faure compilation some time!
Altho' I believe it is Amilton who plays piano on the track. How is their version of 'sou sem paz'? I'm always surprised that this fantastic song wasn't recorded more.
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