For Your Consideration: Best Latin Jazz Album Antonio Adolfo "HYBRIDO – From Rio to Wayne Shorter”

“What if Wayne Shorter had been born in Rio? That’s the question that Antonio Adolfo poses–and answers–in most satisfying fashion on Hybrido–From Rio To Wayne Shorter.”
– Allen Morrison DownBeat, July 2017

"Wayne Shorter has received many glowing tributes, but venture that few sparkle gem-like than this priceless one by Antonio Adolfo."
(Raul Da Gama –

"The arrangements throughout are strong and for those familiar with all the Shorter tracks it affords them a new and vibrant dimension." (Roger Farbey –

" There’s evidence of a beautiful relationship between Adolfo and Shorter on Hybrido – From Rio to Wayne Shorter that culminates in an inspired and informed reading of the saxophonist’s classic repertoire; this is a recording worthy of multiple plays that will inevitably lead listeners to deep relationships with both artists.” (Chip Boaz – Latin Jazz Corner – Album of the Week

Antonio Adolfo
HYBRIDO-From Rio to Wayne Shorter
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Street Date: April 7, 2017

ANTONIO ADOLFO (arrangements and piano) - electric piano on #1,
LULA GALVAO (electric guitar), JORGE HELDER (double bass),
RAFAEL BARATA (drums and percussion),
ANDRE SIQUEIRA (percussion), JESSÉ SADOC (trumpet),
MARCELO MARTINS (tenor and soprano saxes) - flute on #3,
SERGINHO TROMBONE (trombone), ZE RENATO (vocals on #2),
CLAUDIO SPIEWAK (acoustic guitar on #3).
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