Veja o Som (See the Sound)

Veja o Som (See the Sound)

by Jovino Santos NetoJovino Santos Neto


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There's a great deal to take in on the double CD from Seattle-based Brazilian pianist Jovino Santos Neto. Although divided into the U.S.A. on one disc and Brazil on the other, the boundaries aren't so neatly drawn. All the material is Brazilian (a couple are improvisations) and Brazilian artists do infiltrate the first disc. The duets, all first takes, are quite inspirational, and on occasion transcendent (such as the singing of Joyce Moreno and Paula Morelenbaum, or the wild harmonica attack of Gabriel Grossi). Some are full of surprises: the pairing with Airto Moreira, for example, is a glorious extemporization that features bamboo flute and bird calls. In addition to depth there are also moments of playfulness, as with Bill Frisell on "Caminhos Cruzados." That Neto is a wonderful pianist is already known, but this also has him on melodica and bamboo flute, and also exploring lesser-known pieces from the canon of glorious composers or giving the light of day to unfamiliar names. There's real empathy between the musicians here, in some cases so simpatico it's scary (step up, Danilo Brito and Teco Cardosa). All in all, a beautiful and successful experiment.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/19/2010
Label: Adventure Music
UPC: 0823421106324
catalogNumber: 1063
Rank: 132714

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jovino Santos Neto   Primary Artist,Flute,Piano,Melodica,Bamboo Flute
Paquito D'Rivera   Clarinet
Tom Lellis   Vocals,Shaker
Ricardo Silveira   Acoustic Guitar
Airto Moreira   Percussion,Vocals
Teco Cardoso   Flute
João Donato   Electric Piano
Bill Frisell   Electric Guitar
Mike Marshall   Mandolin,Mandocello
David Sanchez   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Locke   Vibes
Paula Morelenbaum   Vocals
Gretchen Parlato   Vocals
Mônica Salmaso   Vocals
Toninho Ferragutti   Accordion
Vittor Santos   Trombone
Anat Cohen   Soprano Saxophone
Gabriel Grossi   Harmonica
Danilo Brito   Mandolin
Luiz Guello   Conga,Pandeiro,Djembe
Joyce Moreno   Vocals

Technical Credits

Djavan   Composer
Edú Lobo   Composer
Milton Nascimento   Composer
Dori Caymmi   Composer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Toninho Horta   Composer
Moacir Santos   Composer
Sivuca   Composer
Airto Moreira   Composer
Baden Powell   Composer
João Donato   Composer
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
David Lange   Engineer
Jovino Santos Neto   Composer,Producer,Liner Notes
Hermeto Pascoal   Composer
Paulo César Pinheiro   Composer
Pixinguinha (Alfredo Vianna)   Composer
Eden Ahbez   Composer
Jose Maria   Composer
Michael Brorby   Engineer
Chico Buarque de Hollanda   Composer
Manfred Knoop   Engineer
Regina Werneck   Composer
Newton Mendonça   Composer
Jorge Amado   Composer
Glorinha Gadelha   Composer
Vittor Santos   Arranger
Alvaiade   Composer
Carlos Fuchs   Engineer
Richard Zirinsky   Executive Producer
Fabian Jorge   Engineer
Luiz Guello   Composer
Jacob Bittencourt   Composer
Gwen Terpstra   Cover Art
Lynne Earls   Engineer
Marco Antonio Vilalba   Composer

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