Monday, December 6, 2010

Leo Ortega on Sun-Tex

Leo Ortega


23105 - Tico Tico
23106 - The Breeze And I


Latin instrumentals. From Texas?

Picture credit : eBay breakaway-records
Currently offered at eBay (with sample of both sides)

Tico-Tico no Fubá is the title of a renowned Brazilian choro music piece composed by Zequinha de Abreu in 1917.

The first recording of the work was made by Orquestra Colbaz (Columbia 22029, 1931).

Tico-Tico no Fubá was recorded and made popular internationally by Carmen Miranda (who performed it onscreen in Copacabana (1947)) and Ray Conniff. [see Wikipedia article]

----> 61 versions of "Tico Tico" can be heard at WFMU here.


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