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27 May 2017

Jarbas Mariz "Transas Do Futuro" EP 1977 Brazil Psych Folk Rock, ERLA label reissued in 2011 by Vale Verde Records








Jarbas Mariz  "Transas Do Futuro"  EP 1977 Brazil Psych Folk Rock, ERLA label reissued in 2011 by Vale Verde Records 
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The singer and composer Jarbas Mariz began his career in Paraíba and has been developing his art since 1968, first playing in the "Rolling Stones" and "Selenitas" dance ensembles and then defending songs from other composers at festivals until he takes on his own work. Jarbas recorded his first solo album, "Transas do Futuro", in 1977, by Erla / Rauland. In 1990 he recorded, with Lula Côrtes, the Instrumental Album "Bom Shankar Bolenath" (Let us agree Gods and Goddesses to our own Divinity). He began his studio work on the recordings of other composers and, as early as 1974, he participated in the LP "Paêbiru" by Zé Ramalho and Lula Côrtes. In 1980, in addition to the instrumental recording, he made all 12-string viola base arrangements of Catia de France's second LP - And I went to show the producers José Ferreira (Director of the label) and Guilherme Coutinho. He argued about the quality of the work and the importance of having an artist with a different style of music in the record company where the biggest investment was in appreciating the Paraenses rhythms, and suggested that they bet on the project, musicians from Belém and recorded the Dico. And so it was done! The songs from this Double Compact were taken from my first set of compositions. The lyrics portray what I read, saw, or lived in those moments, with references that I had at the time. They may be naive, but they are very true, because they bring simplicity and the will to reflect on a better world and the importance of nature in our lives. The cover of the disc is the own portrait of the years 70. It was made by Baby, a Paraiba musician who played with me for many years. And with thought in better days, the disc was baptized of ... "TRANSAS OF THE FUTURE"....................

The singer and composer Jarbas Mariz began his career in Paraíba and has been developing his art since 1968, first playing in the "Rolling Stones" and "Selenitas" dance ensembles and then defending songs from other composers at festivals until he takes on his own work.

Jarbas recorded his first solo album, "Transas do Futuro", in 1977, by Erla / Rauland. In 1990 he recorded with Lula Côrtes, the Instrumental Album "Bom Shankar Bolenath" (produced by the Continental Recorder, "Gods and Goddesses of our own Divinity"); Today reissued on CD. In 1995, Jarbas released his CD "Vamos lá pra Casa" by the Camerati Recorder; In 2000 he recorded the CD "Forró do Gogó ao Mocotó", in honor of Jackson do Pandeiro, for the "Phonographic Attraction" and in 2006 he released the CD "Do Cariri pro Japón" by the Recorder Soundtrack / Attraction.

He began his studio work on the recordings of other composers and, as early as 1974, he participated in the LP "Paêbiru" by Zé Ramalho and Lula Côrtes. In 1980, in addition to the instrumental recording, he made all 12-string viola base arrangements of Ctia's second LP - "Shards" - CBS. He also participated in the collective album "Música da Paraíba Hoje - Vol. 1" (1982) with the song "A certain personal".

Jarbas has important work as a composer and his songs have already been recorded by artists like Eliane, Marinês, Gilberto Gil, Marco Mendes, Gereba (Germany Group), Lula Côrtes, Fúba, M4J, Sabah Moraes, Paulo Vinícius, Eliane Camargo, Chico César , among others. Throughout his career, Jarbas has already shared the stage with such big names as Zé Ramalho, João do Vale, Lula Côrtes, Marines, Elba Ramalho, Alceu Valença, Pedro Osmar, Lenine, Vânia Bastos, Vange Milliet, Shanghai, Lourival Tavares , Demônio das Garoa, Mestre Ambrósio, Tom Jobim and Dominguinhos Youth Orchestra, Lenine, Chico César and Osvaldinho do Acordeon, among others.

Jarbas worked with Cátia de França on important projects such as "Pixinguinha" / 80, first with Jackson do Pandeiro and Anastácia and then with Grupo Quinteto Violado and Paulo Diniz. From there it began its affinity with Jackson of the Pandeiro.

In 1995, he joined the trombone player Bocato and formed the "Forrock and Roll" Orchestra playing rhythms such as xote, maracatu, coconut, etc., in several nightclubs in São Paulo.
In 1999 he had the participation of Elba Ramalho in his show at the "Aldeia Brasilis" Project (SESC / Santo Amaro / SP).
With Grupo M4J he was in "Free Jazz" / 2000, interpreting his own songs, and participated with Tom Zé of "Rock in Rio" / 2001 and of the "Affinities" Project (SESC Santana / SP) in 2008.

Jarbas, in parallel with his solo work since 1990, is a member of the band of composer Tom Zé, performing shows in the United States, Canada and several European countries such as England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Austria and Germany, where he has had Singing and playing in the shows.
Among the highlights are the shows at MOMA and Central Park in New York, the Montreal Jazz Festival and the show at the Barbican Center in London with the participation of the Tortoise Band from Chicago.

In 2005, in addition to his own shows, Jarbas participated, with Tom Zé, on a tour of Europe, where they played at the 39th "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland; In the "Eurockness Festival" in France; And the "Fandango Festival" in Rome, among others.
This tour resulted in the film "Fabricando Tom Zé", by Décio Matos Jr., released on national circuit in 2007 and awarded at the Film Festivals of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, now found on DVD. In 2009, Jarbas participated in another film, the also awarded, "Tom Zé, Astronaut Liberated" by Spanish Igor Iglesias.

Developing extensive work as an instrumentalist, Jarbas participated, among others, in the recording of Tom Zé's albums, where he sings, plays percussion and mandolin.
"The Hips of Tradition" and "Defective Manufacturing" CDs were produced by "Luaka Bop" (Warner Bross), label of composer David Byrne, former member of the group "Talking Heads" and CDs and DVDs " Amar "," Studying the Pagode "and" Danç-Eh-Sa ", by Trama Records. In 2008 he participated in the recording of the CD "Estudando a Bossa" and in 2009, "Lollipop of Science", both produced by Biscoito Fino.
Still with Tom Zé, Jarbas recorded the CDs of two shows of the Grupo Corpo de Dança / MG: "Parabelo" (Tom Zé and Zé Miguel Wisnik) and "Santagustin" (Tom Zé and Gilberto Assis). He also participated in the recordings of the songs:

Jarbas shows his talent as a composer of tracks for plays, signing the musical direction of the shows "Num lugar de La Mancha", by Mário Garcia-Guillen (which originated a CD of the same title, recorded by Jarbas and his band and guests ) And "The more or less holy war" by Mário Brasini, both directed by Valéria di Pietro.
Still in relation to tracks, the song "Winter I and II", by Jarbas Mariz and Lula Côrtes, integrates in 2008 the track of the film "The Rock and the Star", by Kátia Mesel.

In 2008, Zé Ramalho released the CD "Zé Ramalho da Paraíba", which rescues the shows recorded live, from 1973 to 1976, still in Paraíba, and brings the participation of Jarbas in several songs. In the cinema, besides the films of Tom Zé, Jarbas participated in 2009 in the award-winning film "Zé Ramalho, the Heir of Avôhai", by Elinaldo Rodrigues / PB.

In the same year, his song "São Paulo Esquina do Mundo", in partnership with Assis Ângelo, was recorded on the CD that accompanies the book "SãoPauloMinhaCidade.com", in honor of the city of São Paulo. Jarbas and Assis also composed the song "Brasil, País do Futebol", recorded on the CD that integrates the book "The Presence of Football in Popular Brazilian Music", released at the Museu do Futebol / SP in 2010.

Jarbas Mariz is currently working on the release of his latest album, a collection of his 5 CDs......................

musicians

Jarbas - Voz Craviola e Violão 
Bob - Guitarra
Odorico - Guitarra
G. Coutinho - Piano Elétrico
Bosco - Orgão
Maizena - Baixo
Borracha - Bateria
João Moleque - Bateria
Zé macedo - Percussão
Lika - Flauta Transversal

Tracklist
1. Transas do Futuro (J. M. Martins)
2. Quero Jogar Cartas Com A Humanidade (J. M. Martins)
3. Paragominas (J. M. Martins)
4. Merece Ser (J. M. Martins)

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