Bola Sete - Samba In Seattle: Live At The Penthouse, 1966-1968


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Samba in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse, 1966-1968 is the first official release of the legendary and influential Brazilian acoustic guitarist Bola Sete's live recordings from the Penthouse jazz club in Seattle, Washington featuring bassist Sebastião Neto and drummer Paulinho Magalhães. 

Produced by Grammy-nominated jazz detective Zev Feldman, and remastered from the original tape reels in cooperation with The Bola Sete Estate, this deluxe triple-CD set includes an extensive forty-page booklet with rare photos from The Penthouse; an essay by music critic Greg Casseus (aka Greg Caz); new interviews and statements by Carlos guitar icon Carlos Santana, legendary composer/pianist Lalo Schifrin, Sete's friend, pianist and producer, George Winston, and Bola Sete's widow Anne Sete; plus an effusive tribute by the late guitar great John Fahey. 


CD1 (December 1 & 8, 1966) 
  1. Consolação (Baden Powell de Aquino, Vinicius de Moraes) 
  2. Meditação (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Ferreira de Mendonça) 
  3. Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos) 
  4. Soul Samba (Bola Sete) 
  5. Deve Ser Amour (Baden Powell de Aquino, Vinicius de Moraes) 
  6. Valsa de Uma Cidade (Ismael Netto, Antônio Maria) 
  7. Garota de Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes) 
  8. Malagueña (Ernesto Lecuona) 
CD2 (October 13 & 20, 1967) 
  1. The Shadow of Your Smile (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) 
  2. Satin Doll (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) 
  3. Spanish Dance No. Five (Enrique Granados) 
  4. Prelude No. 3 in A Minor (Heitor Villa-Lobos) 
  5. Manhã de Carnaval (Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria) 
  6. A Felicidade (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes) 
  7. Samba de Orfeu (Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria) 
  8. Samba de Avião (Antônio Carlos Jobim) 
  9. Samba de Verão (Marcos Valle, Paulo Valle) 
  10. Valsa de Uma Cidade (Ismael Netto, Antônio Maria) 
  11. Asturias (Isaac Albéniz) 
  12.  Partita in E Major, BMV 1006a III. Gavotte ‘en Rondeau’ (Johann Sebastian Bach) 
  13. Flamenco Fantasy (Bola Sete) 
CD3 (July 26 & August 2, 1968) 
  1. Tristeza (Haroldo Lobo, Niltinho) 
  2. Corcovado (Antônio Carlos Jobim) 
  3. Deve Ser Amour (Baden Powell de Aquino, Vinicius de Moraes) 
  4. Consolação (Baden Powell de Aquino, Vinicius de Moraes) 
  5. O Barquinho (Roberto Menescal, Ronaldo Bôscoli) 
  6. One Note Samba (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendoça) 
  7. Satin Doll (Duke Ellington, Billy Strahorn) 
  8. Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Terraga) 


  • US import 
  • Housed in triple-gatefold card jacket with 10mm spine 
  • Includes extensive 40-page booklet rare photographs 
  • Mastered from the original tapes 



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