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Forro is a NY East Village rock ensemble that reinterprets forro--traditional Brazilian folk music--using modern Downtown language, here taking on the compositions of John Zorn in rhythmically rich melodic approaches that's equal parts tribute and collaboration.

Zorn, John
Forro Zinho Ñ Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn

Zorn, John: Forro Zinho Ñ Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn (Tzadik)

Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"There has never been a Zorn CD like this one! One of the most exciting bands to come out of the wild late night Nublu scene in the East Village, Forro in the Dark combines the driving dance rhythms of forro from Northeastern Brazil with rock, jazz, reggae, folk and country. Here they take on some of Zorn's most lyrical and grooving compositions to create a charming CD of Brazilian-tinged dance music. Endlessly listenable, this is a CD filled with catchy hooks, burning solos, driving rhythms and infectious Zorn melodies, new and old. Produced by Jesse Harris and featuring Brazilian legend Marcos Valle as a special guest."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397833420

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8334
Squidco Product Code: 21081

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard sleeve
Recorded at SuperLegal Studios in Brooklyn, New York and Monoaural Studios in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Jesse Harris-vocals

Jorge Continentino-P’fanos,flute, vocals, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone

Vitor Goncalves-accordion

Rea Mochiach-bass, percussion, fun machine

Guilherme Monteiro-electric guitar

Mauro Refosco-Zabumba, vibes, Synare, percussion

Sofia Rei-vocals

Marcos Valle-vocals, Wurlitzer

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Track Listing:

1. Uluwati 3:32

2. Novato 3:43

3. Forro Zihno 5:03

4. Life Is Real Only Then When "I Am" 2:46

5. Shaolin Bossa 3:22

6. Sunset Surfer 3:14

7. Zavebe 4:45

8. Ode To Delphi 4:29

9. Tempo De Festa 4:37

10. Annabel 2:02

11. The Quiet Surf 3:14