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Download links and information about Amazonas by Cal Tjader. This album was released in 1975 and it belongs to Electronica, Jazz, Latin genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 47:53 minutes.

Artist: Cal Tjader
Release date: 1975
Genre: Electronica, Jazz, Latin
Tracks: 9
Duration: 47:53
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Amazonas 4:27
2. Xibaba 5:50
3. Mindoro 4:28
4. Flying 4:09
5. Corine 5:08
6. Noa Noa 4:11
7. Tamanco No Samba 5:31
8. Cahuenga 4:43
9. Cahuenga (Long Version) 9:26

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Cal Tjader's Brazilian explorations continue and actually deepen with this release, as he joins forces with a host of progressive young Brazilian musicians, all overseen by producer Airto Moreira. By now, Tjader had figured out how to fit into the blend, doing so by losing himself in the complex mix of Afro-Brazilian rhythms, American funk and 1970s-era electronics, integrating his own identity for the sake of the ensemble. Indeed, Tjader actually appears on marimba on tracks like Joao Donato's "Amazonas" and his collaboration with Hermeto Pascoal, "Mindoro," his playing taking on a more brittle edge as a result. Tjader's Southern Hemisphere cohorts include such emerging luminaries as keyboardist Egberto Gismonti, percussionist Robertinho Silva, the sometimes wild flutist Hermeto Pascoal and on one track, the superb trombonist Raul de Souza. The intricate arrangements are in the hands of George Duke, and so are the funky, occasionally spaced-out keyboard sounds (albeit under the contractually dictated pseudonym "Dawilli Gonga"). CD buyers get a welcome bonus, an extended, impassioned outtake of "Cahuenga." ~ Richard S. Ginell, Rovi