Vira Loucos: Cyro Baptista Plays the Music of Villa Lobos

Artist: 

CYRO BAPTISTA percussion, vocals
Greg Cohen bass
John Zorn saxophone
Marc Ribot banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Romero Lubambo acoustic guitar, cavaquinho
Chango Spasiuk accordion
Nana Vasconcelos vocals
Vanessa Falabella vocals

Cover: 

Vira Loucos cover

Date Recorded: 
1997
Label: 
Avant

Read Cyro Baptista's explanation of how this fascinating project came about.

"As for Villa, if he turns over in his grave and throws up dust, I'm sorry. He is a dead genius, I am a live idiot."

See this post at The Villa-Lobos Magazine for information on the new Vira Loucos tour.

1. Dansa
2. Passion in the Basement
3. Cantiga
4. Ama/Teresinha de Jesus
5. Complaint/Sabia
6. Choro/Trrenzinho Caipira
7. Choros Number 8
8. Dansa Do Indio Branco
9. Ciranda
10. Sapo Cururu

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Chamber Music
Choros
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