Tamba 4 – California Soul – Limited RSD-BF 2019 Edition 180 Gram Gatefold LP

Tamba 4 – California Soul – Limited RSD-BF 2019 Edition 180 Gram Gatefold LP

Finally unearthed and being released 50 years later, California Soul is a light, breezy, previously-unissued bossa-pop album from one of Rio De Janeiro’s most influential ’60s bands: Tamba 4. Produced by Creed Taylor and recorded and mixed by Rudy Van Gelder. Produced for release by Zev Feldman, Jordi Soley and Greg Caz, this long lost studio album was mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio on 180g black vinyl, and presented on the Record Store Day/Black Friday 2019.

Side 1:
1. California Soul (Ashford-Simpson) 2:55
2. Travessia (Bridges) [Brant, Lees, Nascimento] 3:05
3. Na Onda Do Berimbau (Nunes) 2:11
4. Light My Fire (The Doors) 3:28
5. Hey Girl (Goffin-King) 3:24

Side 2:
1. Você e Eu (Lyra, de Moraes) 2:25
2. Miss Balanço (Menezes) 2:07
3. Guitar By Moonlight (Viola Enluarada) [Valle, Valle] 3:10
4. Value Of Love 2:47
5. Sambinha (Mariano, Clayber) 2:38
6. Here, There & Everywhere (Lennon-McCartney) 2:55

PERSONNEL:

Luiz Eça – piano, keyboards
Dorio Ferreira – bass
Rubens Ohana – drums, percussion
Bebeto Castilho – flute, vocals

Arranged by Johnny Pate & Luiz Eça.
Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Van Gelder Studios, 1969.
Produced by Creed Taylor