Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos

Don Cherry / Nana Vasconcelos / Collin Walcott - The Codona Trilogy (2008) {ECM 2033/35} [3CDs]

Don Cherry / Nana Vasconcelos / Collin Walcott - The Codona Trilogy (2008) {ECM 2033/35} [3CDs]
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Genre: World Fusion

The art of the improvisers beyond all borders. Preaching equality for all the idioms, anticipating the gathering wave of “world music”, drawing on traditions from all the continents, Codona was like no other band. Its sound: simultaneously poetic and powerfully evocative and stamped, in every second, with character. Summoned into being by Collin Walcott in 1978, the trio provided an utterly original context for Don Cherry’s starkly melodic trumpet and for the multi-instrumentalism of all three players.
Don Cherry - Nana Vasconcelos - Colin Walcott - The Codona Trilogy (2009)

Don Cherry Nana Vasconcelos Colin Walcott - The Codona Trilogy (2009)
Jazz | 3 CD | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 264 MB | 42:49 + 39:26 + 46:20 | ECM 2033-2035

This 3-CD box incorporates the albums “Codona” (recorded 1978), “Codona 2” (1980) and “Codona 3” (1982).

Egberto Gismonti & Nana Vasconcelos - Duas Vozes (1985) {ECM 1279}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 28, 2017
Egberto Gismonti & Nana Vasconcelos - Duas Vozes (1985) {ECM 1279}

Egberto Gismonti & Nana Vasconcelos - Duas Vozes (1985) {ECM 1279}
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© 1985, 2008 ECM Records | ECM 1279
Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Brazilian Jazz / Guitar / Percussion

"Aquarela do Brasil," an unofficial anthem of Brazil, may have received literally thousands of different version and interpretations, but even then, Egberto and Brazilian percussionist Naná Vasconcelos (his sole accompanist here) were able to devise an extremely original version, which opens with an unassuming stylized samba introduction, slowly bringing elements which conduce the listener to the piece's identification. Egberto is very fond of percussive attacks and ethereal configurations, both acquiring superior importance in his music, not being necessarily attached to or supportive for a musical theme or melody.
Nana Vasconcelos - Fragments: Modern Tradition (1997) {Tzadik}

Nana Vasconcelos - Fragments: Modern Tradition (1997) {Tzadik}
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Genre: Ethnic Fusion

Fragments: Modern Tradition is a collection of compositions written by Nana Vasconcelos for six films. The music is appropriately atmospheric, and takes on a myriad of ethnic influences from around the world. Indeed, the first track "Vento Chamando Vento" sounds amazingly similar to fellow multi-ethnicists Dead Can Dance. Vasconcelos utilizes a variety of percussion instruments – cowbells, shakers and drums – to achieve the sounds of open landscapes. The album is not all space and wind, however. A fine backing band helps Vasconcelos create a number of musical textures, including the incredibly peppy "Forro Para Antero" and the poly-rhythmic "Let's Go to the Jungle."

Nana Vasconcelos - Saudades (1980) {ECM 1147} [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 22, 2015
Nana Vasconcelos - Saudades (1980) {ECM 1147} [Re-Up]

Nana Vasconcelos - Saudades (1980) {ECM 1147}
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Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Afro Beat

This 1979 recording is probably Afro-experimentalist Vasconcelos' finest. It presents his various facets – berimbao playing, intricate overlain vocals, fine percussion, even gorgeous guitar – simply and almost overwhelmingly. This is one of those performances that remind one to never let natural dogmatism get too out of hand.

Don Cherry - Home Boy (1985) {Barclay 827 488-2}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 29, 2017
Don Cherry - Home Boy (1985) {Barclay 827 488-2}

Don Cherry - Home Boy (1985) {Barclay 827 488-2}
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© 1985 Mosquite / Katabami / Barclay | 827 488-2
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Rap Jazz / Reggae Jazz / World Jazz / Pocket Trumpet

Very Rare 1985 release by the legendary Don Cherry. The connection between the spacey jazz trumpet of Don Cherry, and the later urban funk of his daughter Nenah, always seems a bit weak – until you hear this 1985 effort, which has Cherry working in a strange mix of contemporary rhythms and his older funkier styles. Cherry actually lays down vocals on a number of tracks, in a self conscious bluesy sort of way that's almost in a pomo kitschy style. The effect doesn't always work, but there's more than a few interesting moments on the LP. Titles include "Art Deco", "Call Me", "Rappin Recipie", and "Treat Your Lady Right".

Don Cherry - Brown Rice (1976) {A&M 397 001-2}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 23, 2017
Don Cherry - Brown Rice (1976) {A&M 397 001-2}

Don Cherry - Brown Rice (1976) {A&M 397 001-2}
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© 1976, 1989 A&M Records / Polydor / PolyGram | 397 001-2
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Free Funk / Trumpet

If Eternal Rhythm was Don Cherry's world fusion masterpiece of the '60s, then Brown Rice is its equivalent for the '70s. But where Eternal Rhythm set global influences in a free jazz framework, Brown Rice's core sound is substantially different, wedding Indian, African, and Arabic music to Miles Davis' electrified jazz-rock innovations. And although purists will likely react here the same way they did to post-Bitches Brew Davis, Brown Rice is a stunning success by any other standard. By turns hypnotic and exhilarating, the record sounds utterly otherworldly: the polyrhythmic grooves are deep and driving, the soloing spiritual and free, and the plentiful recording effects trippy and mysterious.
Don Cherry - Eternal Rhythm (1969/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Don Cherry - Eternal Rhythm (1969/2015)
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Don Cherry's Eternal Rhythm Group was organized and recorded in collaboration with the Berlin Jazz Festival 1968. Cherry assembled some of Europe's jazz elite, including Germans trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff, vibraphonist Karl Berger, and Pianist Joachim Kühn, and the innovative American guitarist Sonny Sharrock.
Don Cherry Quintets featuring Archie Shepp & Gato Barbieri - Copenhagen 1963 & Hilversum 1966 (1963-66) {FreeFactory 069}

Don Cherry Quintets featuring Archie Shepp & Gato Barbieri - Copenhagen 1963 & Hilversum 1966 (1963-66) {FreeFactory 069}
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© 1963, 1966, 2010 FreeFactory | 069
Jazz / Hard Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz / Trumpet / Saxophone

Two previously unreleased 1960s performances by Don Cherry in quintet format. The first show was recorded in Denmark in 1963 (but a different date that the release on Storyville) and showcases the New York Contemporary Five, featuring Cherry with Archie Shepp, John Tchicai, Don Moore and J.C. Moses.
Don Cherry - Relativity Suite (1973) {JCOA Records PA 7069 Japan Issue}

Don Cherry - Relativity Suite (1973) {JCOA Records PA 7069 Japan Issue}
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© 1973 JCOA Records / Trio Records Japan | PA 7069
Jazz / Spiritual Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Trumpet / Modern Arrangement / World Jazz

One of Don Cherry's most spiritual, far-reaching projects – a wonderful record that builds both on his key avant work of the 60s, and some of the globally-inspired sounds he was cutting overseas! This date was done in close collaboration with the New York underground of the time – and the large group features work from a rich array of great musicians – including Charles Brackeen on soprano and alto sax, Carlos Ward on alto, Frank Lowe and Dewey Redman on tenors, Charlie Haden on bass, Carla Bley on piano, and Ed Blackwell on drums – working with additional string and percussion players in a sound that's completely sublime! There's a great ear here for unusual sonic twists and turns, yet these are mixed with some deeper organic tones, and some freer jazz passages – all to really ignite a great fire as the set rolls on.