Azar Lawrence – Summer Solstice (1975)

Summer Solstice is the second album by American jazz saxophonist Azar Lawrence, released in 1975 on Prestige. Tracklist: A1. “From the Point of Love” (7:58) A2. “Novo Ano” (6:42) A3. “From the Point of Light” (6:55) B1. “Summer Solstice” (9:30) B2. “Highway” (9:48) Credits: Azar Lawrence — saxophone Raul de Souza — trombone Albert Dailey […]

Hermeto Pascoal – Slaves Mass (1977)

Slaves Mass is the third headlining studio album by Brazilian samba-jazz keyboardist/composer Hermeto Pascoal, released in 1977 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Mixing Pot (Tacho)” (9:20) A2. “Slaves Mass (Missa dos escravos)” (4:17) A3. “Little Cry for Him (Chorinho pra ele)” (2:20) A4. “Cannon (Dedicated to Cannonball Adderley)” (5:13) B1. “Just Listen (Escuta meu piano)” […]

Flora Purim – Encounter (1977)

Encounter is an album by Brazilian jazz vocalist Flora Purim, released in 1977 on Milestone. Tracklist: A1. “Windows” (5:33) A2. “Latinas” (3:43) A3. “Uri (The Wind)” (8:07) A4. “Dedicated to Bruce” (4:15) B1. “Above the Rainbow” (3:28) B2. “Tomara (I Wish)” (4:03) B3. “Encounter” (7:13) B4. “Black Narcissus” (6:36) Credits: Flora Purim — vocals, backing vocals […]

Raul de Souza

Raul de Souza (born Aug. 23, 1934) is a Brazilian trombonist, saxist, and composer who released the album À Vontade Mesmo under the moniker Raulzinho on RCA Victor in 1965. A decade later, he returned with the Milestone release Colors, followed by three titles on Capitol/EMI between 1977 and 1979. Discography: À Vontade Mesmo (1965 […]