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In Different Directions
, I used the same approach as in my previous album, Here. There...
. I recorded ten tracks of Jazz and Brazilian Jazz music, featuring both my groups: Bossa Brasil® and Maurício de Souza Group. However, this time I recorded two original compositions of mine: 'Shasha' (a Baião) and the title track, 'Different Directions' (a Jazz ballad). We also recorded a third original composition by Jazz Saxophonist Sharel Cassity entitled, 'The Acceptance of Resolve'. The remainder seven tracks are my arrangements of Jazz and Brazilian Jazz Standards by Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Edu Lobo, Dizzy Gillespie, Ney Rosauro, Webster/Kaper, and Luiz Eça...