New Jovino Santos Neto CD - Roda Carioca
| CD News | 2006-04-18
Hello, EJN folks...
"Alluring surprises, infectious rhythms and skilled performances are present in all tracks of Roda Carioca. If you like good instrumental Brazilian music with fresh melodic lines, Jovino Santos Neto has recorded just what you''re looking for with Roda Carioca. Get in the circle and enjoy the Rio sound you have here". Egídio Leitão, www.musicabrasileira.org
Brazilian-born Jovino Santos Neto worked as a pianist, flutist and producer with the legendary Hermeto Pascoal from 1977 to 1992. He teaches at Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts. He has released several recordings as the leader of his own ensemble and also in collaboration with musicians such as Airto Moreira, Flora Purim, and Mike Marshall. He received the Chamber Music America New Works jazz composition award in 2003 and several other jazz and chamber music commissions. His CD Canto do Rio was nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album in the 2004 Latin Grammy Awards. Jovino was voted 2004 NW Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year by the readers of Earshot Jazz. His latest recording is Roda Carioca (Rio Circle), recorded in Brazil and released in 2006 by Adventure Music.