1975 Moacir Santos – Carnival Of The Spirits

Carnival Of The Spirits is an album by Brazilian composer Moacir Santos recorded in 1975 and released on the Blue Note label.

Moacir Santos (26 July 1926 – 6 August 2006) was a Brazilian composer, multi-instrumentalist and music educator. Baden Powell de Aquino and Wilson das Neves both studied under him. As a composer, Santos worked with Nara Leão, Roberto Menescal, Sérgio Mendes and Lynda Laurence, among others.


1  Quiet Carnival (Moacir Santos; Mike Campbell) 05:55
2  Jequie (Moacir Santos) 02:55
3  Kamba (Moacir Santos) 04:32
4  Sampaguita (Graham Dee; Jack Keller) 03:12
5  Coisa No.2 (Moacir Santos) 04:39
6  Tomorrow Is Mine (Moacir Santos) 03:34
7  Route Infinity (Moacir Santos) 03:35
8  Anon (Moacir Santos) 04:13



BassChuck Domanico
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarDennis Budimir
ClavinetLarry Nash
Electric PianoLarry Nash
OrganJerry Peters
ClarinetRay Pizzi
FluteErnie Watts
FluteDon Menza
French HornDavid Duke
SaxMoacir Santos
SaxGary Foster
SaxRay Pizzi
SaxDon Menza
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneJJ Johnson
TrumpetJerry Rush
TrumpetMichael Price
TrumpetOscar Brashear
PercussionMoacir Santos
PercussionLuiz Alves
PercussionPaulinho Magalhaes
PercussionRobertinho Silva
VocalsMoacir Santos

Other Musicians

1 Quiet Carnival

SaxRay Pizzi
VocalsLinda Lawrence

2 Jequie

SaxMoacir Santos

3 Kamba

TrumpetOscar Brashear

4 Sampaguita

SaxJerome Richardson
VocalsMoacir Santos
VocalsLinda Lawrence

5 Coisa No.2

TromboneJJ Johnson

6 Tomorrow Is Mine

FluteDon Menza
SaxMoacir Santos
VocalsLinda Lawrence
VocalsMoacir Santos

7 Route Infinity

SaxDon Menza

8 Anon

SaxGary Foster
SaxRay Pizzi

Liner Notes

Producer – Dale Oehler
Arranged By – Moacir Santos (Tracks 1, 8)
Arranged By – Dale Oehler (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Contractor – Jules Chaikin
Copyist – Hal Brooks, Zan Overall
Engineer – Joan DeCola, Phil Schier
Engineer (Assistant) – Bob Merritt

Art Direction, Illustration – Bob Cato

Mastered At Kendun Recorders
Mixed At Westlake Audio
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles