Toninho Horta

Toninho Horta

by Toninho Horta
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Overview

Highly regarded in Brazilian circles, Toninho Horta has also attracted some attention in the U.S. over the years (mostly in the jazz world). This self-titled date, reissued on CD in 1990, makes it clear that Horta (an expressive pop singer who is also a moving jazz guitarist) knows how to get his points across quite well without being aggressive. Horta's warm vocals on such caressing, samba-influenced pop as "Sagun," "Minha Casa" and "Bons Amigos" show just how effective subtlety can be. As gentle and restrained as Horta is, he never comes across as wimpy or lightweight. Horta the instrumentalist is well represented by "The Vulture's Rights" and "Prato Feito," which boasts Pat Metheny on electric guitar. When Metheny and Horta play side by side, it's easy to hear how they've influenced one another. Consistently strong, this CD demonstrates that Metheny has good reason to hold Horta in such high regard.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/18/2007
Label: Emd Int'l
UPC: 0077779386529
catalogNumber: 793865

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Toninho Horta   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Pat Metheny   Guitar,Electric Guitar,Track Performer
Raul de Souza   Track Performer
José Roberto Bertrami   Track Performer
Wagner Tiso   Track Performer
Luís Alves   Track Performer
Luiz Avellar   Track Performer
Gordinho   Track Performer
Jamil Joanes   Bass
Nivaldo Ornelas   Track Performer
Roberto Silva   Percussion,Drums,Track Performer
Borges   Track Performer
Andre Dequech   Track Performer
Paulo Guimarães   Track Performer
Roberto Ribeiro   Track Performer
Lena Horta   Track Performer
Paulo Braga   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Toninho Horta   Composer
Matt Pierson   Reissue Producer
Iuri Popoff   Composer
Ronaldo Bastos   Composer
Robert Ribairo   Contributor
Murilo Antunes   Composer
Fernando Brant   Composer
Charles Gavin   Executive Producer,Graphic Design

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