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Choroloco / Choro Louco
Album:Choro Louco Collection:World
Artist:Choroloco Added:Feb 2016

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-02-14 Pull Date:2016-04-17 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Apr 17Apr 10Apr 3Mar 13Feb 28Feb 21

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 03, 2019:Global Ginga
Um Chorinho Pra Voce
4.Jun 02, 2016:Melange
Um Chorinho Pra Voce
2.Dec 29, 2016:Melange
Um Chorinho Pra Voce
5.Apr 14, 2016:Galactic Travel Playlists
Pedacinhos Do Ceu
3.Jul 28, 2016:Melange
6.Apr 09, 2016:Music Casserole

Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2016-02-10 
Delightful Seattle-based acoustic quartet playing a style of Brazilian music called Choro--originally from Rio in early 20th century; I chanced to hear them in a Seattle park a couple of years ago where enthralled listeners were dancing on the grass in front of them; upbeat with echoes of samba, bossa nova, ragtime & klezmer; Favorite Tracks: 2, 5, 6, 7, 8

No FCC's; all instrumental

1—2:53 – “Looney Tune” – alto and soprano flutes lilt the tune alternately faster and slower with guitar

*2—3:30 –lovely, danceable, lively, lush clarinet tune – pandeiro solo in the middle

3—3:09—another lively clarinet tune underpinned with guitar & cavaquinho (ukulele precursor)

4—3:04-- pretty waltz with clarinet tune and guitar underneath; switches to faster 4/4/ in middle part

*5—3:13 – fast happy flute with strings (cavaquinho, bass) underneath

*6—4:01 – “Amphibious” Bossa Nova-sounding, sinuous clarinet and flute with strings underneath; nice mandolin ending

**7—3:49 – very light and dreamily executed vintage South American sound, slower; steel strung cavaquinho takes part of melody; lovely tremolo

**8 –3:55 –starts with flamenco sound with guitar and flute, clarinet and violin, pandeiro; fast

9-- “Spacemen” --happy, fast clarinet with cavaquinho

Track Listing
1.Looney Tune 5.Brincadeira No Celeiro
2.Um Chorinho Pra Voce 6.Amphibious
3.Negrinha 7.Pedacinhos Do Ceu
4.Minha Valsa 8.Santa Morena