Laurindo Almeida

Brazilliance Vol 1 and 2 (PWR 27300)

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Brazilliance Vol 1 and 2

Laurindo Almeida

Poll Winners Records

8436542010344

PWR 130601

PWR 27300

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Brazilliance Vol 1 and 2

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2 LPs ON 1 CD

This edition contains the complete original album "Brazilliance" (World Pacific WP-1412, first issued on two 10” LPs) which marked the first small group collaboration ever between Laurindo Almeida and Bud Shank. Their second quartet project, Holiday in Brazil (World Pacific WP1259, also issued as "Brazilliance Vol.2" (WP1419), has been added here in its entirety as a bonus album.

PERSONNEL:

LAURINDO ALMEIDA, guitar
BUD SHANK, , alto sax (flute on 18 & 20 only)
On all tracks, plus:

[1-14] BRAZILLIANCE VOL.1
(aka Laurindo Almeida Quartet featuring Bud Shank).
HARRY BABASIN, bass
ROY HARTE, drums
Los Angeles, late 1953 [9-14] & April 22, 1954 [1-8].

[15-24] Bonus Album: BRAZILLIANCE VOL. 2
(aka Holiday in Brazil )

GARY PEACOCK, bass
CHUCK FLORES, drums, tabla on 20
Hollywood, March 1958.

TRACKS:

01. Atãbaque
02. Amor Flamengo
03. Stairway To The Stars
04. Acertate Mas
05. Terra Sêca
06. Speak Low
07. Inquietaçao
08. Baa-Too-Kee
09. Carinhoso
10. Tocata
11. Hazardous
12. Nonô
13. Noctambulism
14. Blue Baião
15. Simpatico*
16. Rio Rhapsody*
17. Nocturno*
18. Little Girl Blue*
19. Choro In “A” *
20. Mood Antigua*
21. The Color Of Her Hair*
22. Lonely*
23. I Didn’t Know  What Time It Was*
24. Carioca Hills*
*Bonus Album

Total Time: 77:31 mins.
Note: Dates are listed here as stated on the Tom Lord discography. Other sources cite April 15-22, 1953 as the recording dates for all tracks