Bola Sete


Tour De Force

  • Release Date: 24 Aug 1999
  • FCD-24766-2

In the early 1960s, before the bossa nova wave broke and Jobim or the Gilbertos visited the U.S., Bola Sete (1923-1987) was appearing nightly in the Tudor Room of San Francisco's Sheraton-Palace Hotel. It was there that the virtuoso guitarist was heard by Dizzy Gillespie. The great trumpeter was so enthralled by Sete's work that he brought him to the 1962 Monterey Jazz Festival, where he was an instant hit. Bola Sete (born Djalma de Andrade) also began recording for Fantasy Records in 1962, a… MORE