“LADO B” is the third album by pianist Luís Figueiredo. After a debut trio record and a collaboration album with singer Sofia Vitória, Figueiredo now fronts a quartet/quintet packed with talented musicians from the Portuguese jazz scene. The repertory is mostly comprised of original music by the pianist.
João Moreira: trumpet and flugel
Luís Figueiredo: piano and rhodes
Mário Franco: double bass
Alexandre Frazão: drums
Ricardo Toscano: alto sax
Sofia Vitória: voice
"Música interesante e imaginativa, Luis va camino de convertirse en una de las voces más importantes del jazz de su país"
Perico Sambeat, saxophonist and composer.
"A mature recording by a brilliant pianist and leader who displays a keen sense of the management of emotions"
Mário Delgado, guitarist.
"One of the most accomplished recordings in Portuguese jazz so far"
Paulo Barbosa, critic.
"This new and awaited opus of Luís Figueiredo confirms (and turns hope into assurance) the elegant talent and reassured maturity of a young Portuguese musician"
Manuel Jorge Veloso, critic.