Guitarist, composer, pianist, singer, arranger and musical bon vivant, Oscar Castro-Neves weaves the rhythmic joy his Brazillian guitar and vocal music with the sound of the Paul Winter Consort and other friends in this collection of vibrant and haunting compositions.
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"..A small gem. [..] Presented here are several of [Oscar's] most fetching pieces, each intricately arranged, sometimes for as few as two musicians, sometimes for an ensemble that includes Castro-Neves and the Paul Winter Consort. Delicately plucked rhythms and Castro-Neves' hushed vocals give even his arrangement of J.S.Bach's 'Air for the G string' a decidedly breezy, Brazilian flavor, no less so than the bustling 'Street Corner Samba'. But the achingly beautiful melodies that Castro-Neves has composed for tunes such as 'Rio Dawning' and 'Luizana' are what really commant your attention. Lovely, poignant and haunting, they remain with you long after the record has stopped spinning."
- WASHINGTON POST
Living Music, 1987