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From left to right: producer Vartan Tonoian, members of the Sexto Sentido vocal group
(Melvis Santa Esteves Guzman, Arlety Valdes Cana, Eliene Castillo Borrero, Yudelkis Lafuente Acea) and João Donato.


João Donato - Dubas Musica


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Various Artists, "Bossa Nova Lounge:  Corcovado", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #________ (2002).[CD Compilation]

This album contains João Donato performing Jobim's "So Danço Samba".   It also contains the Donato composition "Minha Saudade".



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Various Artists, "Tropique Samba Lounge:  Beleza Pura", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #741049 (2002).[CD Compilation]

This compilation contains Donato performing his own "Bananeira".  It also contains Gal Costa performing Donato's "A Ra".



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Various Artists, "Sambajazz:  Batida Diferente", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #___________ (unknown year).[CD Compilation]

This compilation contains at least one performance by João Donato.


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Various Artists, "Wave:  Brazilian Music Inspired By The Sea", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #_______ (2002).[CD Compilation]

This compilation contains the Donato composition "Lugar Comum", also performed by Donato.



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João Donato e seu Trio, "Muito à Vontade", Dubas Música [Brazil] #325912004372 (2002).[CD Reissue]

Tracks:

Muito à Vontade
Tim-Dom-Dom
Pra Que Chorar?
Sambou... Sambou
Jodel
Vamos Nessa
Minha Saudade
Naquela Base
Olhou Pra Mim
Tema Teimoso
Só Se For Agora
Caminho de Casa

LINER NOTES:

Muito-liner1.JPG - Page 1 of CD reissue liner notes (including interview with Donato) [IN ENGLISH]

Muito-liner2.JPG - Page 2 of CD reissue liner notes (including interview with Donato) [IN ENGLISH]

Muito-liner2b.JPG - Last page of CD reissue liner notes (including interview with Donato) [IN ENGLISH]

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Muito-liner1b-p.JPG - Page 2 of CD reissue liner notes (including interview with Donato) [IN PORTUGUESE]

 

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[Drawing inside the CD reissue booklet]

Personnel:  João Donato (p); Tião Neto (b); Milton Banana (d); Amaury Rodriquez (bgo,pand).



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Various Artists, "Bossa Nova Lounge:  Dreamer", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #2004742 (2003).[CD Compilation]

This album includes these Donato compositions:
Jodel (performed by Donato E Seu Trio)
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[2003 CD Reissue]


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[2008 CD Reissue]

Joao Donato, "A Bossa Muito Moderna de João Donato", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #325912005072 (2003).[CD reissue]
João Donato, "A Bossa Muito Moderna de João Donato", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #3524 (2008).[CD Reissue]

Tracks:

Depois do Natal
Rio
Bluchanga
Só Danço Samba
O Morro Não Tem Vez
Sambongo
Silk Stop
Outra Vez
Índio Perdido
Nôa... Nôa
Villa Grazia
Sambolero



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[From inside the CD reissue booklet]

 

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LINER NOTES, DONATO INTERVIEW, AND MORE MUSICIAN AND ALBUM CREDITS:

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Personnel:  João Donato (p); Tião Neto (b); Milton Banana (d); Amaury Rodriquez (bgo,pand).



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Various Artists, "Tropique Samba Lounge:  Samba e Amor", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #2006532 (2004).[CD Compilation]

This compilation contains Donato performing his own "A Ra".



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João Donato, "A Bad Donato", Dubas Musica/Universal Music #60249823856 (2004).[CD Reissue]

Recorded live in the USA in 1970.  Special guests: Eumir Deodato, Stan Kenton, Bud Shank, Oscar Castro Neves, Dom Um Romao and Paulinho Magalhaes.

Tracks:

The Frog
Celestial Showers
Bambu
Lunar Tune
Cadê Jodel?
Debutante's Ball
Straight Jacket
Mosquito
Almas-irmãs
Malandro

Personnel: Pete Candoli, Conte Candoli, Jimmy Zito (tp); Jimmy Cleveland, Ken Shroyer (tb); Bud Shank (f); Ernie Watts, Jack Nimitz, Bill Hood, Don Menza (saxes);João Donato (p,org); Warren Klein (el-g); Oscar Neves (g); Chuck Domanico (b); Mark Stevens, Paulinho Magalhaes, Dom Um Romao (d); Joe Porcaro, Emil Richards (perc).

Arrangements by Donato and Eumir Deodato.


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João Donato, "Lugar Comum", Dubas Music [Brasil] #________ (2006).[CD Reissue]

Other issues of this album are listed separately under their respective record labels.


Tracks:

Lugar Comum
Tudo Tem
A Bruxa de Mentira
Ê Menina
Bananeira
Patumbalacunde
Xangô É de Baê
Pretty Dolly
Emoriô
Naturalmente
Que Besteira
Deixei Recado

All songs are sung by Donato, chorus, or both.

Personnel: João Donato (keyboards); Frederiko (guitar); Novelli (bass); Wilson das Neves, Aladim (drums); Alberto das Neves, Luis Carlos (percussion); Celso, Leny, Geraldo, Jorginho, Copinha (flutes); Formiga (trumpet); Netinho (soprano sax); Aurino, Bijou (tenor sax & clarone **); Genaldo (baritone sax); Maciel, Bogado, Flamarion (trombones).

** clarone is a bass clarinet.

Special participation: Rosinha de Valença (acoustic guitar).

Gilberto Gil (vocals) on "Tudo tem," "A bruxa de mentira," "Patumbalacundê".

Arrangements: João Donato.



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Various Artists, "Bossa Nova Lounge:  Samba De Verão", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #2006616 (2006).[CD Compilation]

This compilation contains the track "Rio" performed by João Donato.



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Joao Donato Trio, "Sambolero", Dubas Musica [Brazil] #60252720
778 (2010).[CD, Digital Download]
All compositions by Donato.

Tracklist:

Amazonas
Quem Diz Que Sabe
Supresa
Banaeira
Brisa do Mar
E Menina
Lugar Comum
Sambolero
A Ra
Nasci para Bailar
Jodel
Sambou, Sambou

Musician Personnel:

Acoustic Bass – Luiz Alves
Cavaquinho – Paulinho Soares (Galeto) (tracks: 12)
Cello – Iura Ranevsky (tracks: 3)
Drums – Robertinho Silva
Flute – Ricardo Pontes (tracks: 7)
Orchestrated By – Oswaldo de Carvalho (tracks: 3)
Percussion – Sidinho Moreira
Piano – João Donato
Producer – João Samuel
Viola – Jesuína Passaroto (tracks: 3)
Violin – Antonella Pareschi (tracks: 3), Eduardo Hack (tracks: 3)
Voice – Zeca Pagodinho (tracks: 12)



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