Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Latin Music
This compilation makes available on CD, sixty-seven minutes of music featuring highlights from two outstanding recordings by Marcio Montarroyos, Magic Moment and Carioc, as well as a track from Jon Hiseman's, A Night in... more »
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This compilation makes available on CD, sixty-seven minutes of music featuring highlights from two outstanding recordings by Marcio Montarroyos, Magic Moment and Carioc, as well as a track from Jon Hiseman's, A Night in the Sun. With signature upbeat Montarroyos flair, the tracks on Samba Solstice explore, persuade, and captivate, moving with smooth assurance through a gamut of complex compositions ranging from deeply personal jazz musings to ecstatic musical celebrations. Samba Solstice is endowed with a star-studded cast: musicians Ricardo Silveira to Sergio Dias, Jamil Joanes to Victor Biglione, and more create a conspiracy of excellence. Samba Solstice is flawless, from concept to execution, taking delight in the seemingly limitless boundaries of jazz.As a composer, Montarroyos combines classical and jazz influences with Brazilian folk music, and African rhythms to create a masterful synthesis of big band energy and small group intimacy. His relentless creativity ensures that the compositions and arrangements are fresh and completely original.
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Progressive, uplifting melodic fine music.
Matthew J. Archuleta | DENVER, CO USA | 12/10/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"To those of you that have a convertible or a sports car that pegs the needle at over one hundred miles an hour this CD is NOT for you! T
This music is energizing music that will take your cares away in a wash of sunshine and salty air; thereby distracting you.
The music contains the obscure yet beautiful intonations of the Berimbau and the fine Flügelhorn of Mr. Montarroyos. [Sadly, Mr. Montarroyos passed away].
Favorite cuts are all 67min. and 47sec. of them. Please purchase this CD."