Dom Um Romao

Hotmosphere

Hotmosphere

  • Release Date: 27 Mar 1998
  • OJCCD-977-2

Dom Um Romão (1925-2005) became Brazil's leading percussion ambassador to the United States after his work with Sergio Mendes's Brasil '66 and an early edition of Weather Report. At moments, the sounds he creates on this 1976 collection suggest both bands, although the ensemble has a more rough-hewn character that would not be out of place in the uninhibited atmosphere of Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro. Romão presents listeners with a panoramic sampling of his homeland's music, draw… MORE