Passos – Fritz Pauer
An airy bossa with constantly shifting harmonic movement. Art Farmer's transcribed trumpet solo available in B-flat and C editions.
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- Recording: Art Farmer - Mirage
- Recorded on: September 18-19, 1982
- Label: Soul Note (SN 1046)
- Concert Key: E-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Latin (Bossa)
- Trumpet - Art Farmer
- Tenor Sax - Clifford Jordan
- Piano - Fred Hersch
- Bass - Ray Drummond
- Drums - Akira Tana
On Fritz's piano solo manuscript he wrote the subtitle "Shake A Leg"—in Portuguese Passos<.i> means going, move; pace, step; pass; pitch; tread, walk.
October 14, 1943 – July 1, 2012
Born in Vienna, Austria, acclaimed European pianist and composer Fritz Pauer began his career in the early 1960s, making his first recording (at age 19) with the Hans Koller quartet in 1962. He moved to Berlin, Germany, 1964-68, and played at Dug's Night Club & Jazzgalery as accompanist for Herb Geller, Johnny Griffin, Don Byas, Booker Ervin, Dexter Gordon, Leo Wright, Carmell Jones, Pony Poindexter, Jimmy Woode and vocalist Annie Ross, recording with many of them. Read more...