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Carnaval (Spyro Gyra album)

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Released  September 29, 1980
Length  33:02
Artist  Spyro Gyra
Producer  Jay Beckenstein
Recorded  1980
Carnaval (1980)  Freetime (1981)
Release date  29 September 1980
Label  MCA Records
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Genres  Jazz, Jazz fusion, Smooth jazz
Similar  Spyro Gyra albums, Jazz albums

Carnaval is the fourth album by Spyro Gyra, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music).


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Track listing

  1. "Cafe A'More" (Chet Catallo) - 5:02 (Album Version) 4:12 (Single Edit Version)
  2. "Dizzy" (Tom Schuman, Eli Konikoff) - 4:40
  3. "Awakening" (Jeremy Wall) - 5:48
  4. "Cachaca" (Jay Beckenstein) - 4:18
  5. "Fox Trot" (Jay Beckenstein) - 4:40
  6. "Sweet 'N Savvy" (Tom Schuman) - 5:12
  7. "Bittersweet" (Jay Beckenstein) - 4:28
  8. "Carnaval" (Jeremy Wall) - 5:26


  • Jay Beckenstein: saxophones, piano on "Cachaca"
  • Tom Schuman: keyboards on all except "Awakening" and "Carnaval"
  • Jeremy Wall: keyboards on "Awakening" and "Carnaval"
  • Chet Catallo: guitar on all except "Carnaval"
  • Hiram Bullock: guitar on "Dizzy" and "Carnaval", solo on "Dizzy"
  • John Tropea: guitar on all except "Carnaval" and "Cafe Amore", solo on "Cachaca" and "Bittersweet"
  • Will Lee: bass on all except "Awakening"
  • Jim Kurzdorfer: bass on "Awakening"
  • Eli Konikoff: drums on all except "Cachaca" and "Carnaval"
  • Steve Jordan: drums on "Cachaca" and "Carnaval"
  • Gerardo Velez: percussion on all except "Cafe Amore" and "Bittersweet"
  • Errol "Crusher" Bennett: percussion and congas on all except "Awakening" and "Fox Trot"
  • Steve Kroon: percussion on "Carnaval" and "Cachaca"
  • Richard Calandra: percussion on "Awakening"
  • Dave Samuels: marimba or vibraphone on all except "Cafe Amore," "Awakening" and "Cachaca"
  • Randy Brecker: trumpet on "Cafe Amore", "Dizzy", "Fox Trot" and "Carnaval"
  • Rob Mounsey: polyphonic synthesizer on all except "Carnaval"
  • Michael Brecker: flute on "Cafe Amore"
  • David Darling: cello on "Dizzy" and "Awakening"
  • Songs

    1Cafe A5:06


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