Sumidouro Igor Pimenta

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Label: Igor Pimenta/ Independent

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Contemporary Jazz

Artist: Igor Pimenta

Composer: Igor Pimenta

Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)


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  • 1Lamentos de Mãe d'Água05:28
  • 2Semillas al Viento05:32
  • 3Brasilina, Chico e Zeize04:40
  • 4A sede do Peixe04:38
  • 5Insieme02:49
  • 6Procissão das Velas04:19
  • 7Quarteto para Tempos Bicudos00:55
  • 8...queima, fere, deixa sangrar05:08
  • 9Three Friends01:48
  • 10O Sonho de Lara07:42
  • Total Runtime42:59

Info for Sumidouro

SUMIDOURO is Igor Pimenta's first solo album, a true memory archive where the bassist rescues the influences that formed his music. The album's name refers to the sinuous routes that water travels to search for wider galleries, following its journey. By counting on compositions from the last ten years, the musician draws this analogy as a way to symbolize the need to record these arrangements and compositions, opening the way for new paths and memories.

In this sound route, the composer faces musical stories that transport us to the folkloric universe of the heart of Brazil, sometimes with the thematic, present in "Lamentos de Mãe d'Água" or "Procissão das Velas", other times with the sonority, with harmonies and melodies, besides counting on the timbre of Brazilian 10 strings guitar. In other moments, the album assumes an autobiographical tone, as in "O Sonho de Lara" and "Brasilina, Chico e Zeize," which, by focusing on the most particular memories of his life, the composer reaches an universal theme, with melodies, divertimentos, lullabies and waltzes.

Igor reverences his musical influences, like in the arrangement of "A Sede do Peixe," which by honoring Milton Nascimento, the interlude connects to the sound scenery of Villa Lobos and Tom Jobim; and in "Quarteto para Tempo Bicudos," flirts with the urban aesthetics of Arrigo Barnabé and Vanguarda Paulista.

The colorful sound of the album stands out for its rich instrumentation, bringing to the compositions, aside the traditional formation of popular music, a bass clarinet, a bassoon, clarinets, string quartet and voices, enriching the arrangements.

Sumidouro is a record that tells stories without words, carries the listener through scenarios full of colors, memories and contrasts, and, just like the course of the water, leads us to broader galleries.

Igor Pimenta, double bass, fretless, vocals
Edu Nali, drums
Vinícius Gomes, acoustic guitar
Neymar Dias, acoustic guitar, Brazilian 10 strings guitar
Salomão Soares, piano
André Mehmari, piano, synthesizer
Jussan Cluxnei, clarinet, bass clarinet
Ricardo Taka, violin
Cuca Moreira, violin
Daniel Pires, viola
Vana Bock, cello
Alexandre Silvério, bassoon
Toninho Ferragutti, accordion
Daniel Grajew, accordion
André Juarez, vibraphone
Ricardo Braga, percussion
Tatiana Parra, vocals
Antônio Loureiro, vocals
Rafael Altério, vocals
Rafa Castro, vocals

Produced by Neymar Dias

Igor Pimenta
is a brazilian composer and bassist, from São Paulo, who writes compositions with a rich instrumentation, producing a very particular sound for his musical pieces.

His debut solo album "Sumidouro" carries clear influences of Milton Nascimento, Clube da Esquina, Egberto Gismonti and Villa Lobos's music. The bassist's discography also includes the album Come Together Project (2015 - Borandá) – a double bass and Brazilian 10 strings guitar duo with Neymar Dias very well received by the critics, the KVAR quartet (2015 - Independent), also innumerous recordings alongside important names in brazilian music, such as Ivan Lins, Breno Ruiz, Luiza Possi, Blubell, Ritchie and many others.

The album Sumidouro includes the participation of some of the main brazilian musicians nowadays, André Mehmari, Tati Parra, Toninho Ferragutti, Antônio Loureiro, Neymar Dias, Rafa Castro, Salomão Soares, Vinicius Gomes among others; in Sumidouro the composer creates an album of memories where he rescues the influences that shaped his music.

Booklet for Sumidouro

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