Music for "Azul Esmeralda", a choreography by Paulo Ribeiro, first performed by his dance company at S. João National Theatre, Porto, Portugal, 24-7-97.
Dancers: Claudia Soares, Peter Michael Dietz, Leonor Keil, Mathilde Lapostolle, Paula Moreno, Joana Novaes and Paulo Ribeiro.
Recorded, composed and mixed at home (Lisbon).
Support for this record was provided by Paulo Ribeiro Dance Company and S. João National Theatre.
Musical input by Carlos Bica (double-bass), Greg Moore (trombone and tuba) and Marco Franco (drums).
I recorded each of them solo improvising, without any background or any clue about what i would do with their material.
released January 1, 1998
Composed By – Nuno Rebelo
Design [Cover Design] – Cathrin Loerke
Double Bass – Carlos Bica
Drums – Marco Franco
Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Portuguese Guitar [Mutant Portuguese Guitar], Electric Bass, Sampler, Voice [Voice Harmonics], Berimbau, Percussion [Assorted Percussion], Tape [Field Recordings (Wild Pig At Lisbon Zoo; Children Singing And Playing At Sta Maria Do Sal, Cabo Verde; Woman Working The Corn In Santiago, Cabo Verde).] – Nuno Rebelo
Photography By – Frans Poelstra, Jorge Gonçalves, João Pinto
Recorded By, Mixed By – Nuno Rebelo
Tuba, Trombone – Greg Moore