• Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 - Equinox
    (A&M Records  1967  AMLS902)
    Matrix No's: A1/B1 - UK Pressing

    G&L Flipback Sleeve in Nr MINT- condition
    - back cover is a little discoloured

    Vinyl in Nr MINT condition
    (there are some surface marks visible on the vinyl when held up to the light but they don't affect the sound quality)

    Sérgio Santos Mendes; born February 11, 1941) is a Brazilian musician. He has over 55 releases, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2012 as co-writer of the song "Real in Rio" from the animated film Rio.

    Mendes is married to Gracinha Leporace, who has performed with him since the early 1970s. Mendes has also collaborated with many artists through the years, including the Black Eyed Peas, with whom he re-recorded in 2006 a version of his breakthrough hit "Mas Que Nada".

    Equinox is the second album by Sérgio Mendes and Brasil '66, with vocalists Lani Hall and Janis Hansen.

    Track listing

    1. "Constant Rain (Chove Chuva)"  (Jorge Ben, Norman Gimbel)
    2. "Cinnamon and Clove"  (Johnny Mandel, Alan and Marilyn Bergman)
    3. "Watch What Happens"  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
    4. "For Me" (Arrastão) (Edu Lobo, Norman Gimbel)
    5. "Bim-Bom"  (João Gilberto)
    6. "Night and Day" (Cole Porter)
    7. "Triste" (Antônio Carlos Jobim)
    8. "Gente"  (Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle)
    9. "Wave"  (Jobim)
    10. "Só Danço Samba (Jazz 'n' Samba)"  (Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes)

    Personnel

    Musicians

    • Sérgio Mendes – piano, vocals
    • John Pisano – guitar)
    • Bob Matthews (2-10), William Plummer (1) – bass, sitar, vocals
    • José Soares – percussion, vocals
    • João Palma – drums
    • Lani Hall, Janis Hansen – vocals

    Production

    • Bruce Botnick, Larry Levine – recording engineers

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    SERGIO MENDES & BRASIL 66 - EQUINOX LP - Nr MINT A1/B1 UK  JAZZ LATIN

    • Product Code: AMLS902
    • Availability: In Stock
    • £20.99

    • Ex Tax: £20.99