Monday, April 23, 2018

Gal Costa - Índia

Year : 1973
Label : Philips
Genre : Latin Jazz
Style : Jazz Funk, MPB, Tango

The post-Tropicalia album by one of the female figure from Brazilian music, Gal Costa, including the tango-dance-groove "Relance", selected by Gilles Peterson for the famous Brazilica compilation series (1994 - Talkin' Loud), featuring the outstanding musicians and arrangers, Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Wagner Tiso, Rogério Duprat and Tenorio Jr.. With "Índia", Gal Costa left the psychedelic rock to embrace the Jazz & the World Music. Backing to her roots from the Bossa Nova, she replaces accoustic guitar at the forefront of her artwork, supported by the accordion play of Dominguinhos and a musical direction by his soul brother, Gilberto Gil. The songs benefited of the sophisticated arrangements, the result of genious work from Arthur VerocaiRogério Duprat, including a great variety of styles : tango for the title-track, afrobrasileiro music for the portuguese protest song  "Milho Verde", Bossa Nova with the Jobim's cover "Desafinado" or the Jazz Funk "Pontos De Luz".

Gal Costa_vocal
Gilberto Gil_guitar, twelve-string guitar
Luiz Alves_bass
Roberto Silva_drums
Roberto MenescalToninho Horta_guitar
Tenorio Jr.Wagner Tiso_organ
Chacal & Chico Batera_percussion

01. Índia
02. Milho Verde
03. Presente Cotidiano
04. Volta
05. Relance
06. Da Maior Importância
07. Passarinho
08. Pontos De Luz
09. Desafinado

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