Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars Celebrate Brasil! Double-CD featuring Eddie Monteiro & Nanny Assis.
About the Double-CD Brasil!
Contemporary interpretations of Brazilian classics by flugelhornist Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars. Recorded at The Jazz Forum in NY with Brazilian Musicians, Brasil! featuring 2 CDs with 28 tracks by 10 different Brazilian composers. This is Mark Morganelli’s fifth CD as leader.
“As a master musician, Mark Morganelli has used his gifts as a soloist, band leader and tour guide to bring you to Brasil and Brasil to you, with this classic new album of musical gems. Each song is a treasure. Listen to it over and over (I have done so five times already). Your kids will love it too!”
– David Amram, Composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist and author
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Gary Smulyan is critically acclaimed across-the-board and recognized as the major voice on the baritone saxophone. His playing is marked by an aggressive rhythmic sense, an intelligent and creative harmonic approach — and perhaps most importantly – a strong and incisive wit.
He is a four-time winner of the Down Beat Critics and Readers Polls and a multiple winner of numerous other official polls including the Jazz Journalists Award for Baritone Saxophonist of the Year. He is a six-time GRAMMY award winner for his work with B.B. King, Joe Lovano, Dave Holland and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.