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Jarkko Toivonen's Brazilian Guitar



 DISCOGRAPHY of Jarkko Toivonen:  Jacaranda

 

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Jarkko Toivonen, "Sambalero", Jacaranda [Finland] #JT-8701 (1987).[LP]
This album has not been reissued on CD.

Tracklist:

Batucada
Sabor A Mi
Bossa In Re
Prelude
Quebra Mar
O Barquinho
So Danço Samba
Sambolero
Um Abraço No Bonfa
Misionera
Uma Prece
Danca Brazileira

Musician personnel: Jarkko Toivonen/guitar; Tapio Salo/bass; Nils-Erik Slörner/drums and percussion.


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Jarkko Toivonen and his Jacaranda Quartet, "Lights of Rio", Jacaranda [Finland] #JT-8902 (1989).[CD]
This album contains a Jarkko composition, "La Guitarra De Lares".

 Tracklist:

Samba De Orfeu *

Ho-Ba-La-La *

Samba Do Verao *

Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar **

Brazilliance

La Guitarra De Lares *

Pegao *

Watch What Happens *

Norwegian Wood *

Samba Em Preludio *

Bim Bom *

Luzes Do Rio

* arrangement by Jarkko Toivonen

** arrangement by Jarkko Toivonen and Ion Muniz

LINER NOTES:

Muniz.jpg - Comments on Jarkko's playing by Ion Muniz.

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Personnel:  Jarkko Toivonen, classical guitar; Ion Muniz, flute; Pekka Sarmanto, bass; Jari Pekka Karvonen, drums and percussion.


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Jarkko Toivonen and his Jacaranda Quartet, "A Different Beat", Jacaranda [Finland] #JT 9103 (1991).[CD]
This album contains several compositions by Jarkko: "Elegantemente", "Imaginacao", and "Flor de Jacaranda".

Tracklist:

Eu Quero Um Samba

Elegantemente

Passeio No Rio

Batida Diferente

Etude No. 1

Consolacao

Hi-Heel Sneakers

Imaginacao

Adeus

Caravan

Asturias

Flor de Jacaranda

O Pato

Musician personnel:  Jarkko Toivonen, guitar, amplified guitar; Kirmo Lintinen, keyboards; Pekka Sarmanto, bass; Jari Pekka Karvonen, drums and percussion. 


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Jarkko Toivonen and his Jacaranda Trio, "Tuning To Mellow Tone", Jacaranda [Finland] #JT CD 9404 (1994).[CD]
This album contains two Jarkko compositions: "Sambatida" and "Misty Horizon".

Tracklist:

Cheiro de Saudade
Bolinha de Papel
Rosa Morena
Mas Que Nada
Sons de Carrilhoes
Aos Pes Da Santa Cruz
Sambatida
Almost in Love
Preludio
Xango
Retrato Em Braco E Preto
Misty Horizon
Vivo Sonhando
Dorme Profundo

Musician personnel:  Jarkko Toivonen, acoustic guitar; Pekka Sarmanto, bass; Jari Pekka Karvonen, drums & percussion; Markku Johansson, orchestral arrangements, fluegelhorn; Jarkko Toivonen, arrangements.


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Jarkko Toivonen and his Jarcaranda Trio, "Here, There, and Everywhere", Jacaranda [Finland] #JT 9605 (1996).[CD]

Tracklist:

1.  Affirmation
2.  This Masquerade
3.  Bachianinha No. 1
4.  By the Time I Get to Phoenix
5.  Here, There, and Everywhere
6.  O Sapo
7.  Tenderly
8.  Bahia
9.  Yatra - Ta
10.  Chegança
11.  Natália
12.  Malagueña
13.  The Midnight Sun
14.  Upa, Neguinho

LINER NOTES:

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Musician personnel:  Jarkko Toivonen, acoustic guitar; Hannu Rantanen, electric and acoustic bass; Mongo Aaltonen, congas, bongos, udu, Brazilian percussion; Jartsa Karvonen, drums and percussion. Special guest on tracks 6, 9, and 13 - Janne Murto, flutes.

All arrangements by Jarkko Toivonen.


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Jarkko Toivonen, "Growth", Jacaranda [Finland] #JTCD 9706 (1997).[CD]
This is a compilation CD which contains tracks from all of his previous albums - plus the addition of three bonus tracks (indicated in red on the tracklist).
This album contains these original Jarkko compositions: "In My Lonliness", "Elegantemente", "La Guitarra De Lares" (dedicated to José Feliciano), and "Misty Horizon".

Tracklist:

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LINER NOTES:

Growth-liner.jpg - Comments on the album by Jarkko.
 

Personnel:

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Arrangements by Jarkko Toivonen - except track 4 by Jorge Morel.



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Jarkko Toivonen, "Morning in Copacabana", Jacaranda [Finland] #JT 0607 (2006).[CD]

Tracklist:

Menina Moca
Non-Stop to Brazil
Baiaozinho
A House is not a Home
Frevinho Doce
Soft Breeze (Toivonen)
Something
Jongo
Estate
Voce e Eu
Morning in Copacabana (Toivonen)
Samba de Veraão (Summer Samba)
Tea for Two
Encanto (Toivonen)
Brazil

LINER NOTES and CREDITS:

Copacabana-liners.JPG - Liner notes written by Jarkko.

Copacabana-credits.JPG - Album credits and acknowledgments.

Musician personnel:  Jarkko Toivonen, acoustic guitar, track arranger (also composer on indicated tracks listed above); Sami Koskela, all percussion and marimba arranger on tracks 6 and 11; special guest Sari Ann, vocal (on tracks 3, 6, 9, 12, 14).


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