FLORA PURIM & AIRTO MOREIRA - Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1979 (CD)

Category: HI HAT CDs

• Superb live performance at The Hollywood Bowl 1979
• Includes the entire WBUR-FM broadcast
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

Brazilian singer Flora Purim and her husband, the drummer / percussionist Airto Moreira, dominated magazine jazz polls in the 1970s.

This superb live set was recorded for broadcast on WBUR-FM at the first Playboy Jazz Festival, held at the Hollywood Bowl, and also features percussionists Laudir de Oliveira (from Chicago) and Bayanu (from Caldera), Raul de Souza (trombone), Milcho Leviev (keyboards) and Keith Jones (bass).

Joyous and infectious, it's presented here together with background notes and images.


1. Billy Taylor introduction
2. From The Lonely Afternoon
3. 500 Miles High
4. Band introductions
5. Airto tambourine solo
6. Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly
7. Sometime Ago
8. Tombo In 7/4


Title Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1979
Catalogue No HHCD013
Format CD
Barcode 5297961901315