Flora Purim’s ‘Butterfly Dreams’

Flora Purim‘s ‘Butterfly Dreams’ is her second album recorded in December 1973 with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira & more and released in 1974 by Milestone.

Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jive (Part I) (Stanley Clarke) – 02:15 . 2.Butterfly Dreams (Neville Potter, Stanley Clarke) – 06:59 . 3.Dindi (Aloysio De Oliveira, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 05:50 . 4.Summer Night (Harry Warren,Al Dubin) – 06:23 . 5.Love Reborn (Flora Purim, George Duke) – 03:40 . 6.Moon Dreams (Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Egberto Gismonti) – 04:59 . 7.Dr. Jive (Part Ii) (Stanley Clarke) – 03:41 . 8.Light As A Feather (Flora Purim, Stanley Clarke) – 05:44

Musicians : Flora Purim – Vocals . Joe Henderson – Flute, Tenor Saxophone . George Duke – Electric And Acoustic Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizer . David Amaro – Electric And Acoustic Guitar . Ernie Hood – Zither . Stanley Clarke – Electric And Acoustic Bass . Airto Moreira – Drums, Percussion

Production : Produced By Orrin Keepnews . Flora Purim . Jim Stern – Engineer

Arrangements : Flora Purim

Recorded In December 1973.

Released In 1974 By Milestone.

(Source Flora Purim‘s ‘Butterfly Dreams’ | Official Site)

Flora Purim


MH1000 @ RateYourMusic
Musically I would give this album top whack, as it is absolutely faultless, I just find the finish a bit too slick for the beautiful noise the musicians are making. […]

All About Jazz
Purim’s remarkable six-octave range and, more importantly, her control of it throughout make the first part of Dr. Jive a clarion call for the entire album. […]

Rolling Stone
Soon after this electrifying debut album was released, Purim served a 16-month prison sentence for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute […]


Flora Purim‘s ‘Butterfly Dreams’