1986 Sergio Mendes – Brasil ’86

mendes-sergio-1986Brasil ’86 is an album by Sergio Mendes. The album is best known for four songs by four different vocalists: “Daylight” sung by Siedah Garrett, “Your Smile” by Gracinha Leporace and “No Place to Hide” sung by Lani Hall. “What Do We Mean To Each Other”- duet with Lisa Bevill and Joe Pizzulo, which charted at #19 on Billboard in 1987.

Sérgio Santos Mendes is a Brazilian musician. He has over 55 releases, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2012 as co-writer of the song “Real in Rio” from the animated film Rio.

Mendes is married to Gracinha Leporace, who has performed with him since the early 1970s. Mendes has also collaborated with many artists through the years, including the Black Eyed Peas, with whom he re-recorded in 2006 a version of his breakthrough hit “Mas Que Nada”.

Tracks

1  Daylight (Diane Warren; Peter Wolf; Sergio Mendes) 04:33
2  Take This Love (John Parker; Peter Beckett) 04:23
3  What Do We Mean to Each Other (Peter Wolf; Ina Wolf) 04:37
4  Your Smile (Dori Caymmi; Paulo Cesar Pinheiro) 03:32
5  The River (O Rio) (Dori Caymmi) 02:39
6  Nonstop (Bob Marlette; Sue Shifrin) 03:24
7  It Hurts a Whole Lot More (Tom Snow) 04:14
8  Flower of Bahia (Flor da Bahia) (Dori Caymmi; Paulo Cesar Pinheiro) 04:21
9  No Place to Hide (Dori Caymmi; Paulo Cesar Pinheiro) 02:53
10  Here Where I Belong (Tom Snow) 02:20

Media

Musicians

1 Daylight

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsGracinha Leporace
VocalsSiedah Garrett


2 Take This Love

BassNathan East
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
SaxErnie Watts
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsPhil Perry
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsJoe Pizzulo


3 What Do We Mean to Each Other

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDori Caymmi
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
SaxErnie Watts
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsLisa Bevill
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsRobin Beck
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsJoe Pizzulo
VocalsLisa Bevill


4 Your Smile

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDori Caymmi
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
Background VocalsKate Markowitz
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsGracinha Leporace


5 The River (O Rio)

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
Acoustic GuitarDori Caymmi
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
PercussionJeffrey Porcaro
VocalsDori Caymmi


6 Nonstop

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsGracinha Leporace
VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsSiedah Garrett


7 It Hurts a Whole Lot More

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDori Caymmi
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
Background VocalsLisa Bevill
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsRobin Beck
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsJoe Pizzulo


8 Flower of Bahia (Flor da Bahia)

BassNathan East
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDori Caymmi
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
VocalsGracinha Leporace


9 No Place to Hide

BassNathan East
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDori Caymmi
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
VocalsLani Hall


10 Here Where I Belong

PianoSergio Mendes
KeyboardsSergio Mendes
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
SynclavierSergio Mendes
SynclavierPeter Wolf
VocalsJoe Pizzulo

Liner Notes

Producer – Peter Wolf, Sergio Mendes
Arranged By – Peter Wolf(Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By – Sergio Mendes (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By – Dori Caymmi (Tracks 4, 5, 8, 9)
Engineer – Brian Malouf, Bruce Swedien, Paul Ericksen, Tom Perry
Engineer (Assistant) – Dan Garcia, David Bowman, Michael Bowman
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Brian Malouf

Art Direction, Design – Chuck Beeson
Painting – Tom Nordstrom

Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At – Soundcastle
Mixed At – Can-Am Recorders
Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering