Art And Voices - Os Cariocas

Art And Voices
Os Cariocas, a fresh new sound from Brazil the first vocal quartet blending bossa-nova rhythms and melodies with modern jazz harmonies Quincy Jones. Os Cariocas were formed in 1942 by brothers Ismael Neto and Severino Filho, and distinguished by their ambitious and elaborate vocal arrangements for four or five voices, that combined polyphony and rhythmic effects. They became the most representative vocal group of bossa nova after their 1957 recording of "Chega de Saudade"; being one of the first recordings of this Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes masterpiece that would eventually be the one that started it all for João Gilberto, the song that would change forever Brazil's musical landscape. Its dazzling arrangement apart, the Os Cariocas version is noteable for the appearance of Gilberto himself on guitar. Because their guitarist Badeco couldn t duplicate the bossa beat, João volunteered to sit in at the recording and play anonymously. For Os Cariocas, the bossa nova phase was their second one, lasting between 1957 and 1967, when the group was disbanded. Their first phase included two decades broadcasting for Radio Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, and their 1948 debuts "Nova Ilusão" and "Adeus América" (later rerecorded by João Gilberto and remaining one of his classics), on which they mock American musical institutions of the day.
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Marca Na Parede / Afinal / Se Teus Olhos Dissessem / Ultimo Beijo (Last Kiss) / Se Alguém Disser / Canção Da Volta (Returning Song) / Valsa De Uma Cidade (City Waltz) / Disse O Que Eu Queria (Said What I Wanted) / Seu Nome Não É Maria / Madrugada 3 05 (Dawn 3 05) / Era Bom / Me Dá Me Dá / Chega De Saudade (No More Blues) / E Gostoso Beijar / Menina Feia (Ugly Girl) / Adeus, América (Goodbye, America) / Nova Ilusão / Sinceridade / Cadê A Jane? (Where Is Jane?) / Vamos Dançar O Côco / Qu'est-Ce Que Tu Penses? (do you Think Of Me?) / Parceira (Partner) / Criticando (Criticizing) / Foi Ela / Zelão / Manifesto / Preto Velho Bossa Nova / Tudo É Bossa / Paradise / I'm In The Mood For Love
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