Flora Purim records with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira et al, ‘Butterfly Dreams’ for Milestone (1973)

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.

Package : Tony Lane – Art Direction, Photography, Design

(Source Flora Purim – Butterfly Dreams | Official Site)


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 […]


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