Smithsonian Folkways has reissued Mickey Hart’s Dafos, an out of print classic

Smithsonian Folkways has reissued an out of print classic

This looks like it would be well-worth hearing.  I have always been a fan of Mickey Hart’s world music forays, and this album is supposed to be a classic.  Featuring Mickey Hart (the Grateful Dead’s percussionist), Airto Moreira (“Brazilian sound master and Miles Davis alumnus), and Flora Purim (exceptional vocalist), this album featured a very ingenious sound-capturing technique that preserved the intimacy of closely miked recordings while capturing the expanse of a performance hall live recording.

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