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Johnny Alf

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As Sete Palavras De Cristo Na Cruz

As Sete Palavras De Cristo Na Cruz
Johnny Alf & Pedro Casaldaliga
(1999)


Johnny E a Bossa ao Vivo

Johnny E A Bossa Ao Vivo
(1999)

This CD is a perfect complement of Cult Alf , released last year. Both are recorded alive in a small night club in Rio de Janeiro. Here Johnny Alf ( with acoustic trio) plays and sings the greatest hits that made him a cult artist in early 50's, some years before Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto made Bossa Nova famous around the world.Songs as Rapaz de bem, O que E amar and Ilusao a toa are classics today. So is his masterpiece Eu e a brisa . Alf is also important to have made the fusion between samba and be-bop that made possible the modernization of brazilian tradicional music.Unfortunatelly he has recorded very few ( 11 times in 50 years ! ) which makes this CD a very rare document about his talent as a singer and piano player. --an Amazon reviewer.


 

Nos

Nos
(1973)
 

Also See:
Bossa Nova

Joao Gilberto

Antonio Carlos Jobim

Nara Leao

Stan Getz

Charlie Byrd

Laurindo Almeida

Paul Winter

Jazz Meets Brazil
 


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