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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
Encounter
Released: 1976
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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This was one of Flora Purim's finest all-around jazz recordings, and it is luckily available on CD. Purim is featured in a variety of challenging and stimulating settings: on two numbers ("Above the Rainbow" ...Read full review
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