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Album Review

Carlos Malta: Pimenta and Pixinguinha Alma e Corpo

Read "Pimenta and Pixinguinha Alma e Corpo" reviewed by Dave Hughes


Brazilian saxophonist/flautist Carlos Malta demonstrates, on these two fine CDs, his proficiency of the entire saxophone and flute families, both in classical and Brazilian jazz contexts.

Pimenta , intended as a tribute to singer Elis Regina, covers the works of some of Brazil's premiere composers: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Milton Nascimento, Edu Lobo, Joao Bosco, Gilberto Gil. Although these classic tunes have been heard many times before, Malta digs deep into each song and offers the most spirited, challenging improvizations I've ...


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