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Ithamara Koorax, "Almost In Love: Ithamara Koorax Sings Luiz Bonfá", Graphus [Brazil, Limited Issue] #________ (1997).[CD Reissue]

Muscian personnel: Ithamara Koorax (vocal), Luiz Bonfá (acoustic guitar), Eumir Deodato (piano & arranger), Paulo Malaguti (keyboards), Ron Carter (bass), Carlos Bala (drums), Marcos Suzano & Arnaldo De Souteiro (percussion), Larry Coryell (electric guitar) and Sadao Watanabe (alto sax).

LINER NOTES by Luis Bonfá for the limited issue:


Produced by Arnaldo DeSouteiro.


Ithamara Koorax, "Wave 2001", Paddle Wheel [Japan] #KICJ-301 (1997).[CD]

Produced by Arnaldo DeSouteiro.

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Various Artists, "Brazilian Horizons" (Volume 1), Milestone #MCD-47073-2 (1997).[CD Compilation]

Compilation Produced by Arnaldo DeSouteiro in May & June, 1997, for Milestone/Fantasy Records (USA).
Digitally Mastered by Kirk Felton at Fantasy Studios (Berkeley, California, USA).
U.S. Release Date: October 21, 1997


1 Song of the Jet (Samba Do Avião) - Ella Fitzgerald 3:37

2 Canto de Ossanha - Raul de Souza 3:57

3 Vera Cruz (Empty Faces) Jim Hall featuring Airto 3:57

4 Chovendo Na Roseira (Children's Games) - Dom Um Romão 3:17

5 Bahia - Flora Purim 4:37

6 Corcovado - Joe Pass & Paulinho da Costa 6:23

7 Travessia (Bridges) - Sarah Vaughan featuring Milton Nascimento 4:13

8 Rio Acima - Luiz Bonfá 4:59

9 Love Dance (Lembrança) - Mark Murphy 5:31

10 Nascente - Cannonball Adderley 6:04

11 Amazonas - Cal Tjader 4:27

12 Triste - Sarah Vaughan featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim 2:54

13 Dreams Are Real (Tempos Atrás) - José Roberto Bertrami 4:23

14 Feel Good - Claudio Roditi 4:07

15 All That Carnival - Azymuth 7:52

Total Time 70:28

Text (written by Fantasy Records' publicist Terri Hinte) for the back cover of the CD:

"Culled from the rich holdings of the Milestone, Pablo, and Fantasy labels by the prominent producer/journalist Arnaldo DeSouteiro, this exciting CD embodies the incredible diversity and sophistication of Brazilian music. The focus is on recordings from the Seventies and Eighties - by singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Flora Purim, American instrumentalists like Cannonball Adderley, Cal Tjader, and Jim Hall, and Brazilian leaders, including Luiz Bonfá, Raul de Souza, and Claudio Roditi. Throughout, the musicians and arrangers comprise a who's who of modern Brazilian music: Egberto Gismonti, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Milton Nascimento, and Hermeto Pascoal are just a few of the featured sidemen lending support. It should be noted that about half of the material is making its first appearance on CD."

Musician personnel and Album credits:

Arnaldo DeSouteiro - Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes, Photography, Compilation Producer
Alex Acuña - Drums
Cannonball Adderley - Sax (Alto), Producer, Performer
Nat Adderley - Cornet, Producer
Luiz Alves - Bass (Acoustic)
David Amaro - Guitar (Electric)
Nelson Ângelo - Guitar (Electric)
Ariovaldo Contesini - Percussion
Benny Aronov - Piano (Acoustic)
Jay Ashby - Trombone
Nico Assumpção - Bass (Electric)
Azymuth - Performer
Octavio Bailly, Jr. - Bass (Electric)
Sergio Barroso - Bass (Acoustic)
Chico Batera - Percussion
Alvin Batiste - Electric Clarinet
Ignacio Berroa - Drums
José Roberto Bertrami - Organ, Percussion, Arranger, Keyboards, Producer, Performer, Vocoder
Richard Bock - Producer
George Bohannon - Trombone
George Bohanon - Trombone
Luiz Bonfá - Guitar (Acoustic)
Oscar Brashear - Trumpet
Phil Bray - Photography
Erich Bulling - Arranger, Engineer
Ron Carter - Bass (Acoustic)
Oscar Castro-Neves - Guitar (Acoustic)
Danilo Caymmi - Flute
Malcolm Cecil - Bass (Acoustic)
Ivan Conti (Mamão) - Drums
Rafael Cruz - Percussion
Ronnie Cuber - Saxophone
Paulinho da Costa - Percussion
Wilson das Neves - Drums
Richard Davis - Bass (Acoustic)
Jack DeJohnette - Drums
Lew DelGatto - Clarinet, Flute
Helio Delmiro - Guitar (Electric)
Thiago de Mello - Organic Percussion, Vocal Effects
Aloysio de Oliveira - Producer
Laudir de Oliveira - Percussion
Arnaldo DeSouteiro - Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes, Photography, Compilation Producer
Raul de Souza - Trombone, Performer
Kirk Felton - Remastering
David Finck - Bass (Acoustic)
Ella Fitzgerald - Vocals, Performer
Sonny Fortune - Saxophone
Daniel Freiberg - Synthesizer
David Gahr - Photography
Egberto Gismonti - Synthesizer, Piano, Performer
Dawilli Gonga (George Duke) - Arranger, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Piano (Electric)
Norman Granz - Producer
Don Grusin - Piano (Acoustic)
Jim Hall - Guitar (Electric)
Jack Jeffries - Trombone
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Piano (Acoustic), Arranger, Piano (Electric), Performer
Paulo Jobim - Flute
Alphonso Johnson - Bass (Electric)
J.J. Johnson - Conductor, Horn Arrangements
Dick Katz - Producer
Helen Keane - Producer
Orrin Keepnews - Producer
Steve Kroon - Percussion
Abraham Laboriel - Bass (Electric)
Mike Lang - Piano (Electric)
Ted Lo - Piano (Acoustic)
Alex Malheiros - Guitar, Bass (Electric)
Tom Malone - Trombone
Robert Mapplethorpe - Photography
Nilson Matta - Bass (Acoustic)
Pascoal Meirelles - Drums
Jota Moraes - Arranger, Keyboards
Airto Moreira - Percussion, Drums, Producer
Sidinho Moreira - Percussion
Frank Morgan - Sax (Alto)
Mark Murphy Vocals
Milton Nascimento - Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals
Kenneth Nash - Percussion
Novelli - Bass (Electric)
Paulinho Oliveira - Flugelhorn
Hermeto Pascoal - Arranger
Joe Pass - Guitar (Electric)
Ricardo Peixoto - Guitar (Electric)
Danílo Perez - Piano (Acoustic)
Portinho - Percussion
Flora Purim - Percussion, Vocals
Jamie Putnam - Art Direction
Pat Rebillot - Piano (Electric)
Jerome Richardson - Flute
Claudio Roditi - Percussion, Trumpet, Arranger, Flugelhorn
Dom Um Romão - Drums, Producer
Alan Rubin - Trumpet
Dom Salvador - Piano (Acoustic)
Sahib Shihab - Flute
Deb Sibony - Design, Cover Art
Robertinho Silva - Percussion, Drums
Claudio Slon - Drums
Mauricio Smith - Clarinet, Flute
Toots Thielemans - Harmonica
Wagner Tiso - Hammond Organ, Arranger
Cal Tjader - Marimba, Vibes
Terry Trotter - Piano (Electric)
Sarah Vaughan - Vocals
Célia Vaz - Arranger, Conductor
Donald Waldrop - Trombone
Snooky Young - Trumpet
Zizinho - Percussion


Various Artists, “Pop Hits Now ‘97”, King Records CD #97052 (1997).[CD]
Release Date: November 1997.
This compilation, produced by Yoichi Nakao, includes the track "Recado Bossa Nova," produced by Arnaldo DeSouteiro.


1. Present to the Future – Miho Nakayama
2. True Romance – Miho Nakayama
3. Love You So – Yuki Uchida
4. Rock’n’roll, Uchida Style – Yuki Uchida
5. Forever and Ever in That Arms – Hiroko Moriguchi
6. Between the Deepest Night and Morning – Hiroko Moriguchi
7. On the Planet I Love – Yui Nishiwakii
8. Holy Snow – Yui Nishiwakii
9. Something Wrong – Maho Suzuri
10. Flower – Maho Suzuri
11. Love is the Destiny – Romantic Mode
12. Liberty – Romantic Mode
13. White Reflection – Two-Mix
14. True Navigation – Two-Mix
15. To the Summer Sky – Shizuru Ootaka
16. Paper Umbrella – Shizuru Ootaka
17. Tight-Break – Spyke
18. Rondo – Masami Okui
19. Recado Bossa Nova (Djalma Ferreira/Luis Antonio) – Ithamara Koorax
20. Sun Stone – Sorma

Musician personnel and Album credits:

Arnaldo DeSouteiro - Producer, Arranger
Ithamara Koorax – Vocal
Takeshi Yamaguchi – Guitar (Acoustic)
Yoichi Nakao – Compilation Producer
Jiro Yoshida – Guitar (Acoustic)
Arnaldo DeSouteiro – Producer, Arranger
Yoshiaki Okayasu – Guitar (Electric)
Miho Nakayama - Vocal
Hiroyuki Tsuji - Engineer
Isao Miyoshi – Guitar (Acoustic)
Seiji Kaneko – Engineer (Mastering)
Yoshiaki Miyanoue – Guitar (Electric)
Susuma Masuda – Assistant Engineer
Yuki Uchida - Vocal
Katsuei Kawada – Art Coordinator
Ken Shibusawa – Assistant Engineer

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