Astor & Elis - Phil Woods
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  1. Dois Pra Lá, Dois Pra Cá
  2. Piece for Piazzolla
  3. Adios Nonino
  4. Oblivión
  5. Milonga del Angel
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  1. Dois Pra Lá, Dois Pra Cá
  2. Piece for Piazzolla
  3. Adios Nonino
  4. Oblivión
  5. Milonga del Angel
  6. Leijia's Game
  7. Invierno Porteño
  8. Elis
  9. Introduction to Cais/Astrás da Porta
  10. Nada Será Como Antes
  11. Con Alma
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Phil Woods can usually be counted on to record consistently explosive bop-oriented sets with his regular quintet but Astor & Elis is quite different. The altoist dedicates the performance to the singer Elis Regina, the influential modern tango composer Astor Piazzolla and indirectly to Dizzy Gillespie. Joined by a sextet that includes the talented cellist Eric Friedlander, pianist Bill Charlap and Phil Markowitz on synthesizer, Woods alternates between playing alto on Brazilian-flavored material and utilizing his clarinet ...

Astor & Elis 1996, Chesky Records

UPC: 090368014627

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