Cama de Gato

Cama de Gato

Members of Cama de Gato: André Neiva, Arthur Maia, Mauro Senise, Pascoal Meirelles

Discography of Cama de Gato:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Guerra Fria 6 Audio 1988 Som Da Gente
2 Cama De Gato 7 Audio 1988 Rio Records (3)
3 Cama De Gato 7 Audio 1986 Som Da Gente
4 Amendoim Torrado 11 Audio 1998 Albatroz Music
5 Sambaíba 8 Audio 1990 Som Da Gente

Cama de Gato is a Brazilian instrumental musical group from Rio de Janeiro, composed in his first training (1982) by the musicians Paschoal Meirelles (drums), Mauro Senise (flutes and saxophones), Rique Pantoja (piano) and Arthur Maia (bass).

Throughout its history, has been integrated (not necessarily simultaneously) by Romero Lubambo (guitar), Mingo Araújo (percussion), André Neiva and Nilson da Matta (the latter on bass) and Jota Moraes (piano).

Released his first album, Cama de Gato, in 1986, achieving great success in domestic and international markets, with significant bandage-style instrumental music (75 000 copies at launch).

The quintet toured Europe (France, Belgium and Spain), the United States and Latin America, with presentations anthology at Town Hall, New York, Free Jazz Festival in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo (1994, 1996 and 1997), in Jazz Festival Asuncion (Paraguay, 2006) and, last December, the Festival de Jazz de Belém do Pará

After an interval of seven years, Cama de Gato returned to the stage with the show's relaunch CD Água de Chuva (Perfil Musical, 2002), at Mistura Fina (Rio de Janeiro).

The current structure of the band is a quintet formed by Pascoal Meirelles (drums), Jota Moraes (piano), Mauro Senise (woodwinds), Mingo Araújo (percussion) and André Neiva (bass).

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