Donato, Joao -e Seu Trio-
A Bossa Muito Moderna
Pianist and arranger Joao Donato was a major figure in the bossa nova movement. During his long career he recorded with many of the great names from both Brazilian and American latin-jazz scene (Tom Jobim, Ron Carter, Airto Moreira, E. Deodato, Randy Brecker, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, and several others. first released in 1963 this is a marvelous example of bossa-jazz album featuring the highly syncopated drums grooves of Milton Banana and Amaury Rodriguez's Afro-Cuban flavoured bongos.