Milton Nascimento’s ‘Courage’ is an album recorded on December 19, 1968 and February 26 & 27, 1969 and released the same year by CTI.
Track Listing : 1.Bridges (Travessia) (Milton Nascimento, Fernando Brant, Gene Lees) – 03:52 . 2.Vera Cruz (Milton Nascimento) – 03:12 . 3.Tres Pontas (Milton Nascimento) – 02:45 . 4.Outubro (October) (Fernando Brant, Milton Nascimento) – 04:12 . 5.Courage (Milton Nascimento, Paul Williams) – 03:25 . 6.Rio Vermelho (Milton Nascimento) – 03:23 . 7.Gira Girou (Round And Round) (Milton Nascimento) – 03:26 . 8.Morro Velho (Milton Nascimento) – 04:28 . 9.Catavento (Milton Nascimento) – 02:31 . 10.Cançao Do Sol (Milton Nascimento) – 03:07
Musicians : Anamaria Valle – Vocals . João Palma – Drums . Romeo Penque – Flute . Ray Alonge – French Horn . Wayne Andre – Trombone . Tony Studd – Trombone . Johnny Messner – Trombone . Chauncey Welsch – Trombone . Bill Watrous – Trombone . Airto Moreira – Percussion . Danny Bank – Flute . Hubert Laws – Flute . Jerome Richardson – Flute . Billy Slapin – Flute . Joe Soldo – Flute . Marvin Stamm – Flugelhorn . George Marge – Clarinet . Jose Marino – Bass . Deodato – Conductor, Organ . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Paul Ingraham – French Horn . Burt Collins – Flugelhorn . Harvey Estrin – Flute . Paul Faulise – Trombone . Joseph Deangelis – French Horn . Alex Cores – Violin . Harry Cykman – Violin . Anahid Ajemian – Violin . Alfred Brown – Viola . Frederick Buldrini – Violin . Harold Coletta – Viola . Lewis Eley – Violin . Harry Glickman – Violin . Emanuel Green – Violin . Theodore Israel – Viola . Dave Mankovitz – Viola . Charles Mccracken – Cello . David Nadien – Violin . Raoul Poliakin – Violin . Max Pollikoff – Violin . Matthew Raimondi – Violin . George Ricci – Cello . Tosha Samaroff – Violin . Lucien Schmit – Cello . Alan Shulman – Cello . Emanuel Vardi – Viola . Avram Weiss – Violin . Jack Zayde – Violin . Joseph Zwilich – Violin
Production : Produced By Creed Taylor . Bob Irwin – Mastering . Jayme Pieruzzi – Mastering . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Package : Sam Antupit – Design . Ralph J. Gleason – Liner Notes . Hollis King – Art Direction
Recorded On December 19, 1968 And February 26 & 27, 1969 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.
Released 1969 By Cti.
This was Nascimento before tropicalismo, when he latched onto the tail end of the bossa nova movement and quickly became one of its most inspired performers and songwriters. To some admirers, Courage remains his best record, period. […]
blue_suburban_skies @ Rate Your Music
It’s funny how chords for such a pretty and simple song like “Travessia” look like graduate level physichs and some epic sounding post-rock tune is actually just a couple of basic chords repeated over and over. […]
Matthew Mcclellan @ Amazon
This is my favorite album to fall asleep to. The edges are rounded and the moods are haunting in a good way. I don’t speak Portuguese but I enjoy the lyrics in the two English songs. I put this album on par with the best albums of the 60’s, including those by the Beatles or the Lovin’ Spoonful. […]