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Rio [Uri Caine]


  • 1. Samba Do Mar
    2. Dia de Praia
    3. Teu Chamego
    4. Revolucionrio
    5. Bondinho De ...
    6. Combatente
    7. Samba Do Fogo
    8. Raquel
    9. Arpoador
    10. Assalto Cultural
    11. Na Lapa
    12. Samba da Terra
    13. Um Minuto S
    14. Choro Maluco
    15. Samba da Rua
    16. Akalanguiado
    17. Adeus
    18. Samba Do Vento
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 79

  • Credits
    ProducerMaurcio Pacheco; Paulo Braga; Stefan F. Winter; Uri Caine
    EngineerAdrian Von Ripka

    Personnel includes: Uri Caine (piano, Fender Rhodes piano); Jair Oliveira (vocals, guitar); Kacau Gomes, Cris Delanno (vocals); Lula Galvao (guitar); Jorge Helder (acoustic & electric basses); Paulo Braga (drums, percussion); Humberto Cazes (percussion); Unidos De Vila Isabel; Grupo Corpo Movimento Capoeira.
    Recorded in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on June 8-13, 2001.
    Personnel: Uri Caine (piano); Kacau Gomes, Paulo Henrique Deptuesou, D Lita, Pedro, Odlio Jr. Antnio (vocals); Prola Negra, Manolo Caracol (cantor, pandeiro); Pequena, Bilha Nescaf, Pardal, Careca (cantor, palmas); Maurcio Pacheco (guitar, viola); Luis Galvao (viola); Silva Marques (caixa); Pedro DaCuca (cuica); Paulinho Braga (percussion).
    Audio Mixers: L.C. Varella; Maurcio Pacheco.
    Recording information: Estudios Mega, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (06/08/2001-06/??/2001); Varios Lugares, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (06/08/2001-06/??/2001).
    Unknown Contributor Roles: Mariozinho; Marcos Csar Gomes Corra DaSilva; Severo Fernanades; Humberto Cazes; Luis Carlos; Alexandro Ferreira DaConceiao; Joao Maluco; Alvaro Dogues DaSilva; Roberto Malafaia; Paulo Roberto.
    During the late '90s through 2001, pianist/composer Uri Caine found a home with the Germany-based Winter & Winter record label. After a string of largely successful third stream-type interpretations and reinventions of classical composers -- Gustav Mahler, Johann Sebastian Bach, and others -- and one conventional jazz piano trio outing, Caine launched 2002 with three concurrent yet vastly dissimilar releases. Here, the artist presents the listener with a musical account of his travels in Rio de Janeiro, as he enlists local percussionists and vocalists to augment his base rhythm section. Winter & Winter printed the liners, track listings, personnel, and incidentals in Portuguese. Some of these works were recorded in a parking lot and other venues, and Caine and the production team judiciously left many of the background noises and sounds of the street intact. The pianist utilizes Fender Rhodes electric piano and acoustic piano throughout. However, the primary thrust of this recording resides within the often buoyantly executed rhythms and bustling frameworks, where Caine constructs jazzy motifs atop a series of samba and funk grooves, rap, and more. With this effort, Caine seemingly derives inspiration from the rhythmic structures while melding his thematic inventions into the percussionists' temporal planes. Nonetheless, the artist captures and illustrates the less commercial side of what might be considered indigenous Brazilian music. ~ Glenn Astarita

  • Critic Reviews
    Down Beat (June 2002, pp.60-62) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Scenes...unfold like an accordion....Ambient noise...mix with lively cocktail piano, street samba, back-up guitar, bahiana singer and chorus and carnival congueros..."
    JazzTimes (6/02, p.85) - "...A virtual hour in the sun..."
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