Hector Costita Sexteto – Impacto (1964)

Fermata FB 97

The musicians:

Hector Costita: Sax tenor, Flauta
Magno D’AlcantaraMaguinho“: Pistom
Benedito PereiraDitinho
Luis Mello: Piano, Celeste
Rezala JoséTurquinho“: Bateria
Manoel Luis Viana“: Baixo

Featuring:

Édison Machado: Bateria (fxs. 2, 6, 8, 9)
Tião Neto: Baixo (fxs. 6, 8)
Elias Slon: Violino (fxs. 2, 4, 9)
Flávio Russo: Cello (fxs. 2, 9)

01. Le Roi (D. Baker)
02. Insensatez (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes)
03. Ela É Carioca (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes)
04. Vivo Sonhando (Tom Jobim)
05. Tokio (H. Silver)
06. Impacto (Hector Costita)
07. Tanganica (Hector Costita)
08. Gabriela (Hector Costita)
09. Primavera (Carlos Lyra / Vinicius de Moraes)
10. Tem Dó (Baden Powell / Vinicius de Moraes)

IMPACT REPEATED

Créditos: Pedro & 300discos

IMPRESSION by Brazilliance:

A masterclass in Brazilian samba jazz by an Argentian of Italian descent: Héctor Bisignani aka Costita aka Don Júnior. Definitely one of the finest albums of the genre!

Turquinho e Seu Conjunto de Ritmos – Ai que Merengue! (1961)

Phonodisc 0.34.405.364

A 1986 re edition of José Resala aka Turquinho‘s Merengada originally released in 1961 by Chantecler (CMG 2115), which completes Turquinho‘s (known) discography of altogether three albums, which now can all be found in this parallel reality.

Enjoy Turquinho‘s drumming through these compositions:

01. Catalania Nº 2 (Perez Prado)
02. Vaya (J. Esteves Júnior)
03. El Cancan (D. Valladarez)
04. Calatania Nº 1 (B. Frometa)
05. Que Sabroso És (Pacho Galan)
06. Turquinho no Solo (Luis de Andrade “Boneca”)
07. Caminito de Guarenas (Billo Frometa)
08. Ai Que Merengue (B. Frometa)
09. Que Buena Esta La Fiesta (S. Damirón)
10. A Bailar Merengue (I. E. Marrero)
11. Quem É Que Não Sente (Waldick Soriano)
12. Baterista Maluco (Orlando Costa “Maestro Cipó”)

THE ERDOGANS OF MERENGUE

Créditos: Pedro & 300discos

Resala’s Band (1969)

RCA Victor BBL 1493

The other album by ResalaTurquinho” which was premiered on Lornix several years ago. You may read all about it on Órfãos do Loronix where Zeca‘s text has been reprinted.
Beside these two albums, there is also a third one from 1961 called Merengada which is, as far as I know, unavailable.

Here is the list of the band members, mostly listed with first names and nicks. Note that Zezinho is playing piano:

ResalaTurquinho“: Bateria
EdgarCapitão“, DorivalBuda“, ErotidesCunhado” e Waldir: Pistom
SeverinoBill“, Arlindo, Firmo, FranciscoPaco” e Iran: Trombones
José FerreiraCasé” e ArnaldoDinho“: Sax alto
Hélio Marinho e José Ribamar: Sax tenor
PercioGoiabinha“: Sax barítono
Xu Viana e Gabriel: Contrabaixo
Rubens Rubão“: Ritmo
Paulo Lima, Zézinho e Mário Casali: Piano

The tracks:

01. Alfie (Burt Bacharach / Hal David)
02. Corrida de Jangada (Edu Lobo / Capinan)
03. Yesterday (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
04. Tem Dó (Baden Powell / Vinicius de Moraes)
05. By The Time I Get To Phoenix (Jimmy Webb)
06. Sá Marina (Antônio Adolfo / Tibério Gaspar)
07. Resala’s Theme (Carlos Piper)
08. Triste (Tom Jobim)
09. Soulful Strut (E. Record / S. Sanders)
10. Imagem (Luis Eça / Aloysio de Oliveira)
11. F… Comme Femme (Salvatore Adamo)
12. This Guy’s In Love With You (Burt Bacharach / Hal David)

ZEZINHO FROM BOSPHORUS

Créditos: Pedro & 300discos  

Turquinho e Seu Conjunto – Samba de Bossa (1963)

Chantecler CMG 2212

Drummer and band leader Resala aka Turquinho for the first time on Parallel Realities. As this album has already been presented on Loronix, you are advised to read more about it on Órfãos do Loronix where Zeca‘s original text is reprinted.

Also you may want to read a text on the back cover written by Humberto  Marçal, starting with: “Caro amigo, turquinho!”

Meanwhile enjoy:

01. Céu E Mar (Johnny Alf)
02. O Barquinho (Roberto Menescal / Ronaldo Bôscoli)
03. Meditação (Tom Jobim / Newton Mendonça)
04. Fuga (Renato de Oliveira / Nazareno de Brito)
05. Desafinado (Tom Jobim / Newton Mendonça)
06. Samba de Uma Nota Só (Tom Jobim / Newton Mendonça)
07. Nunca Mais (Ed Lincoln / Silvio César)
08. Água de Beber (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes)
09. Zelão (Sérgio Ricardo)
10. Murmúrio (Djalma Ferreira / Luis Antônio)
11. Ternurinha (Tereza Souza)
12. Chorou Chorou (Luis Antônio)

SULTANS OF SAMBA

Créditos: Pedro & 300discos  

Jongo Trio (1970)

EВRAU EВLР 231170

Jongo Trio for the first time on Parallel Relaities with an album recorded back in 1970.

Although the name of the band strongly suggests that Jongo Trio consists of three musicians, the cover shows four of them.

So does the list of performers:

Cido Bianchi: Órgão, Piano, Celeste, Cravo, Vibrafone, Vocal 
Clayber: Baixo, Gaita, Vocal 
Turquinho: Bateria, Percussão, Vocal 
Erlon José: Solo vocal

01. Garota do Рasquim (Nonato Вuzar / Сarlos Imрerial)
02. Everу Night (Рaul MсСartneу)
03. Mah-ná, Mah-ná (Рiero Umiliani)
04. Azul da Сor do Mar (Tim Maia)
05. Amor e Рaz (Durval Ferreira / Regina Werneсk)
06. Yesterdaу (John Lennon / Рaul MсСartneу)
07. Manhattan Sсore (В. Вlaсkeу)
08. Menina (Рaulinho Nogueira)
09. Refleсtions Of Mу Life (С. Сamрbell / M. Aleese)
10. Quarentão Simрátiсo (Marсos Valle / Рaulo Sérgio Valle)
11. Está Сhegando o Mês de Fevereiro (Jorge Вen “Jorge Вenjor”)
12. Muito à Vontade (João Donato)

THE TRIO OF FOUR

Créditos: Anonymous / 300 discos