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After twenty LPs recorded in a long curriculum of presentations, Carlos Lyra surprises us with a collection of previously dispersed master works, with the quality of a digital recording.

BOSSA LYRA revisits some compositions that marked one of the most fertile periods of Brazilian music, when a group of youngsters in their twenties gather together to develop a new musical posture postura. The CD includes the classics Minha Namorada, Maria Ninguém, Marcha da Quarta-feira de Cinzas, Primavera, Você e eu, Coisa mais Linda, Lobo bobo, Saudade fez um samba, Se é tarde me perdoa, etc.

Carlinhos Lyra, as he was called by Vinícius de Moraes, is very well accompanied in this new Record, released first in Japan. Beginning with the musical production and the piano of Antônio Adolfo. The record also counts with a participation in the voice of Lisa Ono, producer of the record.

BOSSA LYRA was originally produced for the Japanese market and distributed in Brazil by BMG-Ariola.

The Balance of Bossa

Bossa, created in Rio de Janeiro at the end of the fifties, reformulou old brazilian musical variations, allied with the jazzistic seasoning that was the passion of the young musicians of the period.

Influence of Jazz, inspiration for a group of youngsters who between guitar classes, wrote music jewels which would transform Brazilian music. Among them, Carlos Lyra.

The story of Lyra and of Bossa Nova are inevitably entwined. From the small shows in Rio to the consagration at the historic show of Carnegie Hall (N. York) ) in November of 1962, with João Gilberto and Tom Jobim. After this show, jazz is in turn influenced. Mainly, saxophone player Stan Getz, with whom Lyra made several tournées in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Europe and Brazil.

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