Brian Torff and Manfredo Fest – Live
This 9-song performance from 1991 features Brian Torff and Manfredo Fest in one very special performance. Torff, a renowned bassist and composer, began his professional career in 1974 when he started touring with Cleo Laine just before he recorded and performed with pianists Mary Lou Williams and Marian McPartland, and violin virtuoso, Stephane Grappelli. Manfredo Fest, Brazil's bossa nova pioneer, achieved great popularity and acclaim in the 1990s. Fest enjoyed recording success upon signing with Concord Picante in the early '90s and producing a series of energetic, Brazilian-flavored, bop-grounded, small-group albums.