Ponta de Areia (5:15)

Cover of Native Dancer

From Native Dancer and 2 other releases

Ponta De Areia is on Wayne Shorter’s “Native Dancer” album featuring Shorter on soprano/tenor sax; Dave Amaro, Jay Graydon, Milton Nascimento on guitars; Herbie Hancock piano, Wagner Tiso on piano/organ; Dave McDaniel on bass; Airto Moreira on percussion; and Robertinho Silva on drums. The album is considered a ” Brazilian-oriented jazz-fusion masterpiece ” and one of Shorter’s most popular recordings. Ponta De Areia was written by Nascimento, a musical superstar in his own country, Brazil.


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  • LeoBR1

    casas esquecidas, viúvas nos portais

    30 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Theeboon

    First time I see Wayne Shorter's saxophone sound being described as: "crappy".

    25 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Maltrapilho

    maria fumaça não canta mais...

    10 Nov 2010 Reply
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    31 May 2009 Reply
  • soulphuze

    so what...people is funny!

    23 Aug 2008 Reply
  • tilllt

    this could be your most emberassing favourite song. soothing brazilian milton nascimiento vocals with the this crappy saxophone sound which makes me wanna barf. go milton go milton.

    1 Apr 2006 Reply

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