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Flora Purim

Flora Purim
Born: Mar 6, 1942 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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Genre: Jazz, World, Pop/Rock
Biography: Influenced by both traditional Brazilian singers and the improvisations of American jazz divas like Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, Flora Purim was one of the most adventurous singers of the 1970s. After meeting and marrying her husband, percussionist Airto Moreira, in their native Brazil, Purim moved ...Read full biography
Butterfly Dreams
Released: 1973
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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This is the album that launched Flora Purim's solo career with great promise following her magnificent stint with Chick Corea's first incarnation of Return to Forever. Most of the tracks on this album ...Read full review
Carry On
Released: 1979
Label: Wounded Bird
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In 1979, jazz was no longer George Duke's primary focus; his albums were emphasizing soul/funk, and many of the R&B fans who knew him for late '70s hits, like "Dukey Stick," "I Want You for Myself," and ...Read full review