What can I say - I'm in the mood. Seminal recording by Brazillian keyboardist - Eumir Deoadato and a supergroup of jazz stars puts this one at the top of my groove list. "Also Sprach Zarathustra " was his biggest hit and still holds its own today. Good for Valentine's day.
01. Also Sprach Zarathustra (R. Strauss, adapted by Deodato) - 9:01 02. Spirit Of Summer (Deodato) - 4:14 03. Carly And Carole (Deodato) - 3:41 04. Baubles, Bangles And Beads (A. Borodin, R. Wright, G. Forrest) - 5:20 05. Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun (C. Debussy, adapted by Deodato) - 5:13 06. September 13 (Cobham, Deodato) - 5:56
Eumir Deodato - piano, electric piano
John Tropea & Jay Berliner - guitars
Ron Carter & Stanley Clarke - basses
Billy Cobham - drums
Airto Moreira & Ray Barretto - percussion
+ strings & horns (including Hubert Laws - solo flute on Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun)
AND NOW, THE NEWS...
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