Dave Pike

Carnavals

Carnavals

  • Release Date: 10 Oct 2000
  • PRCD-24248-2

When vibist Dave Pike recorded the 1962 LPs paired on this disc, U.S. jazz was being revitalized by the new wave of Brazil’s bossa nova, while on the pop side, dance fever raged on. Kicked off in 1960-61 by Chubby Checker’s global mega-smash, “The Twist,” there followed a series of dance hits including Checker’s “Limbo Rock,” which is covered herein. At the time of these two lively, tuneful albums, Pike (b. 1938) was employed by the popular jazz fluti… MORE