Oscar e Familia

SSC4009 2009-11-10

Track List

Mrs. Tangoholic - 6:30
The Improvisers - 7:33
So Tenderlee - 7:12
Oscar E Familia - 4:23
Coco Da Bahia - 6:45
New Tango - 5:41
Triunfal - 5:36
Minotauro - 7:07
Children Of The Night - 6:29
Peace To Find - 6:49


Oscar Feldman - alto saxophone
Manuel Valera - piano, rhodes
John Benitez - bass -electric
Antonio Sanchez - drums
Pernell Saturnino - conga
Diego Urcola - trumpet
Didi Gutman - keyboard sampler
Mark Tumer - tenor saxophone
Xavier Perez - alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone
Pablo Aslan - acoustic bass
Luis Alberto Spinetta - vocals
Tito Castro - bandoneon
Leonardo Suarez Paz - violin
Nicolas Danielson - violin
Ron Lawrence - viola
Daniel Miller - cello

Oscar e Familia is a song by the great Hermeto Pascoal, which distils his great origianlity, the colors of Brazil and the jungle, the harmonic beauty and melodic sweetness that stays in his music within that enormous sophistication to remind us that he is one of the greatest composers on the planet.


Nice review in DownBeat!

John Ephland, DOWNBEAT - April 2010 read the full article

Another good review. JazzTimes.

George Kanzler, JazzTimes - May 2010 read the full article