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Ben Sher and Tudo Bem: Please Take Me to Brazil (Me Leva Pro Brasil)
by William Grim
This excellent album features some of the best Brazilian and American jazz musicians on the scene today. Several of the sidemen, such as pianist Kenny Barron and singer Luciana Souza, are important leaders in their own right. The group is firmly anchored by the great drummer Duduka da Fonseca, who is best known as one third of the virtuoso Trio da Paz.
Featuring well-known bossa nova tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Baden Powell, one American standard ("Our ...read more