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     Flora Purim

Born Mar 6, 1942 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Genres Latin
Styles Vocal Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Brazil, Latin Jazz, Fusion
Instruments Vocals

Influenced by both traditional Brazilian singers and the improvisations of American jazz divas like Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, Flora Purim was one of the most adventurous singers of the 1970s. After meeting and marrying her husband, percussionist Airto Moreira, in their native Brazil, Purim moved with him to the U.S. in the late '60s. Though she worked with Stan Getz and pianist Duke Pearson before the decade ended, it wasn't until joining Chick Corea, Joe Farrell, Stanley Clarke, and Moreira in the original Return to Forever in 1972 that she became well known in the States. Purim showed considerable promise on Forever classics like "500 Miles High" and "Light As a Feather" and lived up to it when she went solo with 1973's Butterfly Dreams. Ranging from superb to passably decent, Purim's Milestone dates of the mid- to late '70s kept her quite visible in the jazz world. Purim's work grew erratic and uneven in the 1980s, and she wasn't recording as often (though she did provide one album for Virgin and three with Moreira for Concord's Crossover label). Purim didn't record very often in the early to mid-'90s either, but she continued to be highly regarded in Brazilian jazz circles.

- Alex Henderson (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=10469 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.thebraziliansound.com/flora.htm Biography, links
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flora_Purim About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flora_Purim About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Flora Purim - 'Butterfly Dreams' - 1973, Milestone, OJC, Fantasy
 Flora Purim - 'Encounter' - 1976, Milestone, OJC
 Flora Purim - 'Perpetual Emotion' - 2001, Narada
 Flora Purim - 'Speak No Evil' - 2003, Narada
 Flora Purim - 'Speed Of Light' - 1994, Flavour of Sound Limited
 Flora Purim - 'Stories To Tell' - 1974, Milestone, OJC
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Airto Moreira - 'Seeds On The Ground' - 1971, One Way
 Airto Moreira - 'Three Way Mirror' - 1985, Reference
  как соисполнитель ...
 Chick Corea - 'Return To Forever' - 1972, ECM
 Down To The Bone - 'Cellar Funk' - 2004, Narada Jazz
 George Duke - 'Brazilian Love Affair' - 1979, Sony
 George Duke - 'Cool' - 2000, Warner Bros.
 George Duke - 'Feel' - 2008, Verve
 George Duke - 'Follow The Rainbow' - 1979, Japanese Import, Epic
 George Duke - 'I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry. The Aura Will Prevail. Liberated Fantasies' - 1975, MPS, Polydor
 Michael Franks - 'Indispensable: The Best Of Michael Franks' - 1998, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'The Michael Franks Anthology: The Art Of Love' - 2003, Rhino, Warner Bros.
 Dizzy Gillespie - 'Live At The Royal Festival Hall 1989' - 1993, Enja
 Airto Moreira - 'Fingers' - 1973, CTI Records
 Airto Moreira - 'Killer Bees' - 1993, B&W, AGAT
 Airto Moreira - 'Struck By Lightning' - 1989, Venture
 Airto Moreira - 'The Other Side Of This' - 1988, Rykodisc, Landy Star
 Jaco Pastorius - 'Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology' - 2003, Rhino, Warner Bros.
 Ivo Perelman - 'Children Of Ibeji' - 1991, Enja

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