Panorama Do Brasil | The Archer & the Dancer

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Airto Moreira Antonio Carlos Jobim Hermeto Pascoal

More Artists From
AUSTRALIA - Victoria

Other Genres You Will Love
Brazilian: Bossa Nova Jazz: World Fusion Moods: Instrumental
There are no items in your wishlist.

The Archer & the Dancer

by Panorama Do Brasil

This new suite by composer and percussionist Alastair Kerr, brings the aesthetic of Brazilian rhythms - exciting, multi-layered and diverse - to contemporary Australian jazz. Expansive and beguiling, mischievous and beautiful.
Genre: Brazilian: Bossa Nova
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd-rp in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. Capoeira Do Carlos
Share this song!
X
4:57 $0.99
2. A Dançarina
Share this song!
X
4:28 $0.99
3. Wardrobophone
Share this song!
X
6:54 $0.99
4. O Jogador
Share this song!
X
4:41 $0.99
5. Channel 5, Take 2
Share this song!
X
7:34 $0.99
6. Melancolia Do Sul
Share this song!
X
4:45 $0.99
7. Bowerbird
Share this song!
X
6:19 $0.99
8. Sertão
Share this song!
X
6:41 $0.99
9. Pandeiro Solo (Kerr)
Share this song!
X
1:24 $0.99
10. The Archer & the Dancer
Share this song!
X
7:51 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Panorama do Brasil draws on the diverse musical landscape of Brazil: music with influences from the arid interior, the Amazonian basin, and the streets of Rio and Salvador. Panorama do Brasil is the latest project from drummer/composer Alastair Kerr, a long-time student of Brazilian music, recognised as one of Australia's best exponents of Brazilian percussion. Kerr is known for his work with groups such as The Doug de Vries Trio, The New Sheiks, Sexteto Zona Sul, and Trio Agogo, and is leading this new group focusing on Brazilian influenced jazz. With Asha Henfry (flute), Al Parsons (trombone), Dan Gassin (piano), and Jorge Albuquerque (bass).

The Archer and the Dancer

The Berimbau (the Archer) is part of the traditional musical accompaniment in the Brazilian martial art, capoeira (the Dancer). The interplay between the two was central to the development of capoeira as art in itself. It is permeated by a sense of mischievousness and improvisation.

This new suite was composed by Alastair Kerr for Panorama do Brasil following his most recent travels in Brazil. It brings the aesthetic of Brazilian rhythms - exciting, multi-layered and diverse - to contemporary Australian jazz. The suite is both Brazilian and Australian, building on the countries' shared backdrop of transculturation, becoming something that is new art in itself - mischievous and improvised, rhythmic and beautiful.


Reviews


to write a review