One of the best things to happen to Brazilian and jazz music: The João Donato Trio, as seen here in 2000:
(left to right) Claudio Slon (drummer), João Donato (piano and composer), Luiz Alvez (bassist).
João Donato - Muse
Dom Um Romao, "Dom Um Romao", Muse #SR-5013
Track 3, Family Talk (composed by Dom Um Romao) features Donato doing simply the best harpsichord solo ever performed in a jazz record!
[1999 Japan CD Reissue]
Deodato, "Donato/Deodato", Muse #MR5017 (1973).[LP]
João Donato/Eumir Deodato, "João Donato", Muse (1973).[Second LP Pressing]
João Donato/Eumir Deodato, "Donato/Deodato", Muse/Sony [Japan] #SRCS 9560 (1999).[CD Reissue]
Arranged and conducted by Eumir Deodato.
Personnel: Ray Barretto--Conga; Airto Moreira--Percussion; Wilbur Dud Bascomb Jr --Bass; Randy Brecker--Trumpet; Eumir Deodato--Keyboards; Keyboards; Mauricio Einhorn--Harmonica; Michael Gibson--Trombone; Romeo Penque--Flute; Bob Rose--Guitar; Allen Schwarzberg--Drums.
Original LP Produced by George
2nd LP Pressing Produced by Joe Fields.
Dom Um Romao, "Dom Um Romao", Muse MCD #6012
Includes the following Donato performances:
Ponteio (Edu Lobo/Ruy Guerra) - Donato plays piano, with Dom Um Romao (drums), Sivuca (organ & arranger), Stanley Clarke (bass), Eric Gravatt (congas), Mauricio Smith (soprano sax), Jerry Dodgion (alto sax).
Family Talk (Dom Um Romao) - Donato plays harpsichord, with Dom Um Romao (drums), Stanley Clarke (bass), Sivuca (guitar) and Mauricio Smith (flute). Arranged by Donato.
Barun-Blek-Blu (Dom Um Romao) - Donato, Sivuca and
Vlademir (chorus), Dom Um Romao (drums & percussion).