Genil Castro | Circum-Ambulation

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Circum-Ambulation

by Genil Castro

Original songs, Jazz Ballads and a jazz guitar reading of Classical composers such as Chopin, Scriabin and Tchaikovsky, following the jazz guitar traditions of Lenny Breau, Jim Hall and Joe Diorio
Genre: Jazz: Cool Jazz
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1. You Must Believe in Spring
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4:14 album only
2. Samba pro Pacheco
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4:50 album only
3. My Funny Valentine
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6:01 album only
4. intro A Glimpse of Diorio
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0:49 album only
5. Circum-Ambulation
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4:45 album only
6. Prelúdio, Op.28, No.04
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2:34 album only
7. Hymn to the Holy Mother
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1:27 album only
8. Outro A Glimpse of Diorio
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0:36 album only
9. Se Eu Quiser Falar com Deus
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4:22 album only
10. Feulliet d`Album, Op.45, No. 01
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1:10 album only
11. Romeu e Julieta
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1:19 album only
12. Speakeasy Blues
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5:35 album only
13. Valsa pra Leila
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3:16 album only
14. Pedra da Lua
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15. You don`t know what love is
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
With a personal homage to his great teacher and musician Joe Diorio with the track Circum Ambulation Suite, the album also has Original songs, Jazz Ballads and a jazz guitar reading of Classical composers such as Chopin, Scriabin and Tchaikovsky. Also featured on the CD works of important brazilian composers such as Guinga, Toninho Horta and Gilberto Gil. With different instrumental configurations: Solo Guitar, Jazz Guitar Trio with Rafael Barata on Drums and Oswaldo Amorim on Bass, and special guests drummer Andy Potter, celist Ocelo Mendonça and bassist Carlos Ribeiro Jr. Genil is deeply influenced by Bill Evans, Lenny Breau, Joe Diorio, Pat Martino, Roy Buchanan and Jim Hall and he brings all these influences in a personal and lyrical style .


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valentino luo

Great Great Musician
I totally love the songs in this CD, perfect harmonic chords and bueatiful tone. I would like to dream that I could play those songs someday.

conrado paulino

beautiful music, great playing
This CD is fullness of good taste, sensitivity, emotion and musicality. Great technique and really good taste.
I would like to put some comments here from
YouTube:
->Jedi guitar playing !!!!
->Beautiful! I found this looking for Ted Greene and didn't get disappointed. Very good playing, I am stunned.
->lenny breau lives!
->Terrific playing. Thats not easy.
->(about "my funny valentine"): I can only imagine Lenny Breau smiling if he'd heard this. Great work.
->I have no words: you're a great musician ! This is what i mean when i think about "soulfulness, taste, guitar skills" ! There's everything of guitar compendium here !
->...one guitar, no effects, just a player with a flawless technique. I pray he gains recognition as the superb musician and educator that he is. Genil has definitely formed his own voice musically. Lenny Breau lives on in Genil's playing...

This is the voice of the people, those who love jazz and good music. Needless to say more.

CP