1975 Airto Moreira – Identity

Identity is the sixth album by Airto Moreira, released in 1975.

Airto Guimorvan Moreira (born August 5, 1941) is a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. He is married to jazz singer Flora Purim, and their daughter Diana Moreira is also a singer. Coming to prominence in the late 1960s as a member of the Brazilian ensemble Quarteto Novo, he later moved to the United States and became known for working in jazz fusion with Miles Davis, Return to Forever and others.


1  The Magicians (Bruxos) (Airto Moreira; Egberto Gismonti; Geraldo Carneiro) 05:20
2  Tales from Home (Lendas) (Airto Moreira; Egberto Gismonti; Paulinho Tapajos) 05:17
3  Identity (Airto Moreira) 02:04
4  Encounter (Encontro No Bar) (Egberto Gismonti; Geraldo Carneiro) 04:54
5  Wake Up Song (Baiao Do Acordar) Cafe (Egberto Gismonti; Novelli) 07:26
6  Mae Cambina (Hermeto Pascoal) 05:34
7  Flora On My Mind (Airto Moreira) 06:11



BassJohn Heard
BassJohn B Williams
BassLouis Johnson
DrumsAirto Moreira
DrumsRoberto Da Silva
GuitarDavid Amaro
OrganTed Lo
SynthesizerEgberto Gismonti
SynthesizerHerbie Hancock
SaxWayne Shorter
TromboneRaul De Souza
PercussionAirto Moreira
VocalsAirto Moreira
VocalsFlora Purim

Liner Notes

Producer – Airto Moreira, Herbie Hancock
Engineer – Phil Schier

Art Direction, Graphics – Ren Deaton
Photography – Herb Greene, Ren Deaton

Phonographic Copyright (p) Arista Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) Arista Records, Inc.
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At Kendun Recorders
Recorded At Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
Mixed At Westlake Audio