Black Orpheus – 6 versions

Catinca kindly added her vocals to my instrumental version of “Manha de Carnaval” by Luiz Bonfa, at first introduced in the sixties in the movie Black Orpheus / Orfeo Negro

I often played “Manha de carnival”, a soundtrack in the movie BLACK ORPHEUS / ORFEO NEGRO on my own guitar, but Mike Simpson created a great jazzy improvisation based on the composition of Luiz Bonfa! I was happy that he gave permission to add the vocals.
Listen to his music without my voice:

compare the traditional version performed by Leo Solmer with a female singer (Florencia Rivarola) from Brazil:

my own instrumental version:

compare the version of a Gypsy band from Japan:


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