Berlin Festival Guitar Workshop Baden Powell

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Label: MPS Classical

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Latin Jazz

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  • 1Lazy River / Elmers Boogie04:59
  • 2First Time I Met the Blues / Drinking Muddy Water07:21
  • 3On a Clear Day / Manha De Carnaval08:38
  • 4Careful06:35
  • 5You Stepped Out of a Dream06:10
  • 6The Girl from Ipanema / Samba Triste / Berimbau09:24
  • Total Runtime43:07

Info for Berlin Festival Guitar Workshop

For almost half a century, the Brazilian born guitar player Baden Powell has been one of the key musicians among his country’s jazz scene. However, Powell’s work demonstrates a mastery of many classical guitar styles, from the South American tradition of flamenco to interpretations of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Nevertheless, on the whole Powell built his reputation as an innovator of bossa nova or the marriage of Brazilian sambas and jazz, often aided by the poet and lyricist Vinicius de Moraes. Although his popularity in the United States has never truly expanded beyond jazz and guitar aficionados, Powell’s name has been virtually a household word in Europe from the early 1960s, when he relocated to that continent for several decades.

Baden Powell, guitar (on tracks 9, 10, 11)
Barney Kessel, guitar (on tracks 5, 6, 8)
Buddy Guy, guitar (on tracks 3, 4)
Elmer Snowden, banjo (on tracks 1, 2)
Jim Hall, guitar (on tracks 7, 8)
Jack Lesberg, double bass (on tracks 5, 6)
Steve Swallow, double bass (on tracks 7)
Bobby Moses, drums (on tracks 7)
Don Lamond, drums (on tracks 5, 6)

Recorded November 5th 1967 at Philharmonie, Berlin
Engineered by Rolf Donner
Produced by Joachim Ernst Berendt

Digitally remastered

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