When the sizzling sounds of Brazil entered the mainstream of American jazz and rock in the sixties, Airto Moreira, the world's foremost percussionist, was the leader. Here he performs with his wife, Flora Purim, one of the most innovative voices in modern jazz. Recorded from the Queen Mary Jazz Festival, this live concert on DVD is a rhythmic, vocal and visual delight ... a foot-tapping experience to the sounds of Airto & Flora Purim, truly two of Latin American's Jazziest All-Stars.
Songs include: "Xequere," "Birimbao Solo," and "Humbi-Humbi."
Renowned percussionist Airto and Brazilian songstress Flora Purim are joined by an 11-piece band of jazz all-stars for a rousing live show from the 1985 Queen Mary Jazz Festival.
The Brazilian jazz sound of Airto and Flora Purim in concert at the 1985 Queen Mary Jazz Festival.
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Part of the VIEW Video Jazz series.
Recorded live at the 1985 Queen Mary Jazz Festival.
Songs include: "Xequere" "Berimbau Solo" "Capoeira with the Batucaje Dancers" "Flora's Fling" "Humbi-Humbi" "Scat Man" "Shoulder" - (with Joe Farrell) "Light as a Feather"