João Donato & Seu Trio
A Bossa Muito Moderna
Label: Honey Pie Records (Italy)
Catalog: HONEY 070LP
Reissue, originally released in 1963. Pianist and arranger João Donato was a major figure in the bossa nova movement. During his long career he recorded with many of the great names from both Brazilian and American Latin-jazz scene (Tom Jobim, Ron Carter, Airto Moreira, E. Deodato, Randy Brecker, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, and several others). First released in 1963, this is a marvelous example of bossa jazz album featuring the highly syncopated drums grooves of Milton Banana and Amaury Rodriguez's Afro-Cuban flavored bongos.