All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Bons Amigos

Content by tag "Bons Amigos"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Claudio Roditi: Bons Amigos

Read "Bons Amigos" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Trumpeter Claudio Roditi may have left Brazil long ago, but his homeland still resides deep inside his soul. On Bons Amigos, Roditi's trumpet speaks, sings and soars in service of songs put to paper by some of the finest writers in Brazilian music history. When it came time to map out a program for this, his ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Claudio Roditi: Bons Amigos

Read "Bons Amigos" reviewed by AJS

Bons Amigos is a collection of light, breezy compositions from several generations of Brazilian composers. Lilting sambas and gentle bossa novas make up the bulk of this disc, resulting in a relaxed but heartfelt jam for Brazilian trumpeter/flugelhornist Claudio Roditi and friends.

Roditi admits to playing “a few more notes" than usual here, ...