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Egberto Gismonti e Zé Eduardo Nazario, 1977
1977 - 1979
Drums, percussion: Zé Eduardo Nazario
Piano, acoustic guitar, vocal: Egberto Gismonti
Bass: Zeca Assumpção
Sax, flute: Mauro Senise
Acoustic guitar, vocal: Marlui Miranda

My son Ian had born in September 1976, and a few months afterwards I brought together some friends to perform a concert to celebrate his birth. "A Concert for Ian" was held at the Morumbi Park in São Paulo on March 1977, and was actually the first performance of Grupo Um, yet without a name.

The fact that my brother and I had been working on a new band project in a certain way caused us to leave Hermeto’s band, since we wanted to play our own music. We had grown musically and begun working exclusively on our own band, although Grupo Um would take some time before we could make it known, considering the cultural environment at the time. But then…

After a workshop I gave on percussion at FEBEM (my first experience teaching for a group) in Batatais, São Paulo, composer Egberto Gismonti after knowing that I had left Hermeto’s band invited me to join his group Academia de Danças in a tour across Brazil. In fact, that would be his first big tour all over the country after having won a Grammy (for his album "Dança das Cabeças"), and also he would be releasing a new album recorded in Brazil ("Carmo").

And there I was, back to Rio de Janeiro for a period of rehearsals followed by the tour together with colleagues Mauro Senise, Zeca Assumpção, Marlui Miranda, who became a dear friend, and naturally Egberto.

In the middle of the tour, we recorded Marlui’s "Olho d’Água" LP. This was then followed by the recording of Gismonti’s "Nó Caipira" album, and also the performing at the 1st São Paulo Jazz Festival both in 1978. In May 1979, the band joined John McLaughlin’s One Truth Band and Indian violinist L. Shankar in a concert called "Tropical Jazz Rock" touring Brazil and Argentina. .
Nó Caipira (1978)
Egberto Gismonti / Zé Eduardo Nazario / Zeca Assumpção / Mauro Senise / Robertinho Silva / Zezé Motta / Celso Woltzenlongel / José Cardoso Botelho / Netinho / Edson Lobo / Sandrino Santoro
1. Saudações :: 2. Nó caipira a) Nó caipira b) Noca c) Pira :: 3. Palácio de pinturas :: 4. Maracatu :: 5. Frevo a) Frevo b) Esquenta muié c) Frevo Rasgado :: 6. Sertão brasileiro :: 7. Selva amazônica a) Selva amazônica b) Uana lua :: 8. Canção da espera
Antologia (2003)
An anthology of Egberto Gismonti’s compositions released between 1972 and 1986. It includes "Saudações," "Nó Caipira," and "Frevo," from the "Nó Caipira" album released in 1978.
1979 1978 1978
Tropical jazz Rock, São Paulo, 1979 São Paulo's Jazz Festival, 1978 Teatro Municipal de São Paulo, 1977
O Estado de São Paulo – Sept. 17, 1978 – Zuza Homem de Mello
The fascinating musical universe of Egberto Gismonti and his Academia de Danças band have so far brought the Brazilian concert program to the highest point of the the 1st São Paulo Jazz Festival. … Those excellent musicians, Zé Eduardo (drums), Zeca Assumpção (bass), and Mauro Senise (reeds), have mastered all the material, so they can create a natural and dense music. … One of the best moments in the Festival.
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