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500 Miles High
Flora Purim
500 Miles High
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Pop, Latin Music
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All Artists: Flora Purim
Title: 500 Miles High
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Ojc
Release Date: 3/9/1999
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Pop, Latin Music
Styles: South & Central America, Brazil, Brazilian Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Latin Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Vocal Pop, Latin Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 025218701822, 025218907019, 025218907040

CD Reviews

First time to hear a voice go so far beyond "just singing."
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This collection offers a fascinating extrapolation of Flora Purim from her "Return to Forever" days. I was simultaneously thrilled, curious, and convinced. I've since heard other voice artists, but none have compared to the original. Her range, expression, and inventiveness are truly aparadigmatic--then and still."
John T. Howton | Atlanta, GA United States | 08/06/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Brazil's national treasure Flora Purim has never sounded more beautiful than in this incredible concert CD!!! With her flashback from her 'Return to Forever' days, she delivers the goods on the dizzyingly beautiful song '500 Miles High'!!! The effects that Flora produces with that voice are astonishing. It transcends that of other live performers by miles - (500 miles, to be exact!!!) FINALLY - this is available on CD!!! It's a rare classic!!!!!! Fly high with Flora Purim by adding this amazing classic to your collection!!!!!!!"
A Beautiful and exotic musical Performance.
Stu | Sacramento, CA, USA | 01/15/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Flora Purim, with the aid of husband Aierto, and players like the late Ron Carter on Bass, produced an album that had one foot in the world of Jazz, and the other in Brazil. At times contimplative as in the opening, "O Cantador", Ms. Purim quickly switches gears, she moans and scats Flora style into a set that includes Her most famous collaboration with Chick Corea, "500 Miles High", as well as other mood songs like "Bahia(The Wind)", a meditation that contains such beautiful lyrics that you almost forget yourself and you are transformed to some breezy evening in Brazil. As an earlier reviewer noted, I had the album when I was 17, growing up in New York, and cannot name a more ingaging,intimate yet wild, exotic fruit of an album to get aquainted with what Flora Purim is really about."