by Servulo Augusto
With guests Duda Neves and Biro do Cavaco, composer, singer, and instrumentalist Sérvulo Augusto delivers a rare, first-track-to-the-last masterpiece of Jazz, Samba, and Bossa Nova. Normally a stage and cinema composer, Sérvulo has done the music for such shows as "Feliz Ano Velho", "Ubu Pholias Physicas", "Pataphysicas e Musicaes", "Tarsila", and "Sherazade" (winner of the São Paulo Theater Association prize for best music 1997) and such films as "Fogo e Paixão", "Revolta dos Carnudos" and "Dov'è Meneghetti" (winner of the Rio de Janeiro "Cine-Rio" film festival prize for best music 1989).
70's and 80's saw the growth of Avant-garde brazilian jazz like Hermeto Pascoal e Grupo, and Egberto Gismonti Group. Brazilian Jazz however has its roots in many genres and influences and the same time many other genres take their roots from Jazz; Samba jazz like Zimbo Trio and other Bossa Nova an more
Artist: Brazilian compilation