Astor e Sua Orquestra – Bairros e Suburbios do Rio (1958)

Odeon MOFB 3026

Maestro Astor Silva‘s first career album.

With orchestra, of course:

01. Mangueira (Assis Valente / Zequinha Reis)
02. O Catete Vai Passar (Ataulfo Alves)
03. A Lapa (Herivelto Martins / Benedito Lacerda)
04. Samba Do Meyer (Wilson Batista / Valdemar de Abreu “Dunga”)
05. Sábado Em Copacabana (Dorival Caymmi / Carlos Guinle)
06. Samba Da Gávea (João Batista de Oliveira / Osvaldo Lobo)
07. Um Samba Em Piedade (Ary Barroso)
08. São Cristóvão (Antenor Borges / Sebastião Queima)
09. Samba de Botafogo (Eratóstenes Frazão / Antônio Nássara)
10. Eu Vou à Penha (Ary Barroso)
11. Eu Vou Pra Vila (Noel Rosa)
12. Flamengo (Bonfíglio de Oliveira)

POINT OF VIEW

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Orquestra Sob a Direcao de Astor – O Baile do Ano (1962)

Columbia LPCB 37210

The mystery about Zeca‘s last post has been finally resolved thanks to friends Noemia and Frank-Oliver and you can now finally read all about it on  yesterday’s post and comments.

While doing so, you may enjoy Astor Silva‘s track from the release posted now, recorded back in 1962:

01. Madeira de Lei (Luiz Bandeira / Renato Araújo)
02. Tumba Lê Lê (Francisco Neto / Nilton Neves / Jarbas Reis)
03. Aquellos Ojos Verdes (Nilo Menendez / Adolfo Utrera)
04. Los dos Sabemos (Cavagnaro)
05. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Grey / Sigman)
06. Astor Em Hollywood (Astor Silva)
07. In The Mood (Joe Garland / Andy Razaf)
08. Chattanooga Choo Choo (Harry Warren / Mack Gordon)
09. Castiguei (Jorge Costa / Venâncio)
10. Samba Maravilhoso (José Toledo / Jean Manzon)
11. Angelitos Negros (Manoel Alvarez Maciste / Andres Eloy Blanco)
12. Triste Não (Jorge Smera / Othon Russo)

ALL IS CLEAR

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Astor e Sua Orquestra – Samba… So Samba! (1963)

CBS 37310

Contrary to the previously posted album by Astor Silva, this one has also been presented on Loronix but this time, as usual, Zeca‘s text can be found and read on  Órfãos do Loronix.

The tracks can, as usual, be enjoyed here:

01. Mulata Assanhada (Ataulfo Alves)
02. Garota de Ipanema (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes)
03. Só Danço Samba (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes)
04. Saudade (Ruy Rey / Emílio Batista)
05. Olhou Pra Mim (Ed Lincoln / Silvio César)
06. Aquarela do Brasil (Ary Barroso)
07. Meditação (Tom Jobim / Newton Mendonça)
08. La Forcata (Nino Oliviero / Riz Ortolani)
09. Chora Tua Tristeza (Oscar Castro Neves / Luvercy Fiorini)
10. Ti Guarderó Nel Cuore (Nino Oliviero / Riz Ortolani / Marcello Ciorciolini)
11. Eu Nasci no Morro (Ary Barroso)
12. O Que o Samba Tem (Othon Russo / Astor Silva)

ENJOY THE TRACKS!

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Lord Astor e Seu Conjunto – E Danca (1961)

Imperial/Odeon IMP 30.025

As far as I can remember, this album by Astor Silva was posted on Loronix but for some mysterious reasons was not included on Órfãos do Loronix.
that means that I can not point to the usual location where Zeca‘s original text might be found.

Anyway, I am sure that the lack of competent information will not spoil your pleasure while listening to:

01. Agora É Cinza (Alcebíades Barcelos “Bide” / Armando “Marçal”)
02. A Noite do Meu Bem (Dolores Duran)
03. Copacabana (João de Barro / Alberto Ribeiro)
04. Fita Amarela (Noel Rosa)
05. Oh! Carol (Neil Sedaka / Howard Greenfield)
06. Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael / Mitchell Parish)
07. Este Seu Olhar (Tom Jobim)
08. Feitiço da Vila (Noel Rosa / Vadico)
09. Dindi (Tom Jobim / Aloysio de Oliveira)
10. The Diary (Neil Sedaka / Howard Greenfield)
11. Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes)
12. Laura (David Raksin / Johnny Mercer)

SOUNDS FROM THE HOUSE OF LORDS

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EDIT: I just discovered that Loronix has posted another album with the same lady’s same photograph on the front cover: Walter Wanderley‘s No Embalo do Samba, recorded under the false name Mike Falacao.
Probably, that’s the one I remembered…

ZECA’S LAST POST ON LORONIX by Frank-Oliver
This was the last post at Loronix and was a long time seen when you opened the website.

ZECA’S COMPLETE TEXT by Noemia:
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 by Zecalouro:
Hello, good evening! I am very close to finish an important work to Loronix and also a key effort to bring some relief to the financial problems I’m facing this year. I would love to make the announcement now, but I need some final and necessary adjustments. It is only a matter of days, days of hard work by the way. Meanwhile, I would leave you in with a great record of one of the most important Brazilian instrumentalist, Astor Silva, the legendary trombonist and arranger recording with a fake name of Lord Astor. Let’s see.

This is Lord Astor e Sua Conjunto – E Danca (1961), for Imperial, the legendary Odeon door sales subsidiary. We know Imperial uses to reissue Odeon albums with another presentation, but so far I could not identify which original Astor Silva release this album belongs. This cover was also used on another Imperial release, Mike Falcao e Seu Conjunto – No Embalo do Samba (1966), which is Walter Wanderley recording with this fake name. Anyway, better stay with the outstanding Astor Silva playing leading a Conjunto — credited by mistake as an orchestra — of unknown musicians.

MORE TEXTS by Noemia:
More texts about this album from the blogs: Eu Ovo and Toque Musical you may read here inside the comments.

Astor e Sua Orquestra – Um Brasileiro em Roma (1959)

Odeon MOFB 3078

Looks like Astor Silva has either visited Italy in 1959 or he has simply been inspired by Italian music (which was really great at that time) while recording this album accompanied by his orchestra.

If the inspiration was from flashbacks or fantasies you may try to figure out by listening to:

01. Ciribiribin (Pestalozza)
02. Arrivederci Roma (Renato Rascel / Pietro Garinei / Sandro Giovannini)
03. Come Prima (Mario Panzeri / Sandro Taccani / Vincenzo Di Paola)
04. Santa Lúcia Luntana (E. A. Mário)
05. Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) (Domenico Modugno / Franco Migliacci)
06. Concerto D’autunno (Camillo Bargoni / Danpa)
07. O Sole Mio (Eduardo Di Capua / Giovanni Capurro)
08. Piccolissima Serenata (Gianni Ferrio / Antonio Amurri)
09. Anema e Core (Salvatore D’Esposito / Tito Manlio)
10. Domani (U. Minucci / T. Velona)
11. Torna A Surriento (Ernesto de Curtis)
12. Scapricciatiello (Pacifico Vento / Ferdinando Albano)

VIA VENETO

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Astor e Sua Orquestra – Fox Blues Cha-Cha-Cha (1964)

CBS 37374

Astor Silva with orchestra, released in 1964.

The international repertoire:

01. Drum-drone (B. Paige)
02. Swinging The Kings (J. Say)
03. Top-cha-cha (D. Baker)
04. Chase It Brother (B. Paige / P. Stone)
05. Peggy (D. Baker)
06. Poor Richard Blues (P. Laine / F. Bay / P. Stone)
07. Blue Interlude (Bert Paige / Pol Stone)
08. Hello Mr. Conniff (J. Brik / P. Stone)
09. Jamaica-skies (P. Stone / G. Pelter / H. King)
10. Midnight Riff (B. Paige / P. Stone)
11. Top-special (P. Laine / P. Stone)
12. Trumpeter’s Holiday (B. Paige)

THE BLUESY FOX CHA-CHA-CHA

Créditos: Pedro & 300discos

Astor e Sua Orquestra – Dance com Astor (1964)

CBS 37348

Another album by Maestro Astor Silva found in the current package sent to us by Pedro & 300discos.

The blonde lady on the front cover is not singing these songs:

01. Samba do Avião (Tom Jobim)
02. Moonglow (Irving Mills / Will Hudson / Eddie de Lange)
03. Tea For Two (Irving Caesar / Vincent Youmans)
04. Amore (B. Paige / P. Stone)
05. Estamos Aí (Durval Ferreira / Maurício Einhorn / Regina Werneck)
06. Dança do Bigorrilho (Astor Silva / Othon Russo)
07. Pergunte ao João (Helena Silvia / Milton Costa)
08. I’ll See You In My Dreams (I. Jones / G. Kahn)
09. Na Ginga do Samba (Astor Silva / Othon Russo)
10. Hey Hully-gully (Astor Silva / Othon Russo)
11. Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini / Johnny Mercer)
12. Vou Brigar Bem (Astor Silva / Othon Russo)

TEA FOR TWO

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