Artist: Márcio Montarroyos
Title: "Magic Moment"
Recording Label: CBS
Company #: 138.522
Made in: Brazil
Sound Reproduction Format: STEREO
Jacket Material: Plain Paper
Media: Vinyl Records 12" LP
Playing Speed: 331/3 RPM
Number of tracks: 6 track.
Arrangements by: Marcio Montarroyos.
Produced by: Marcio Montarroyos.
Musicians: Márcio Montarroyos, Lincoln Olivetti, Robson Jorge, Ricardo Silveira, Victor Biglione, Jamil Jones, Ariovaldo Contesini, Picolé, Ivan Conti (Mamão) and others...
Songs written by: Márcio Montarroyos and Harold Mabern.
Recorded by: Don Lewis and Edu Oliveira (Sabor da Tarde).
Mixed by: Don Lewis and Márcio Montarroyos.
Assistant engineer: Andy Mills.
Recorded at: Som Livre Recording Studios, Rio de Janeiro on September - October 1981.
Art Cover by: Jerry McDonald.
Photography by: Frederico Mendes.
Art Direction by: Tony Lane.
2. MAGIC MOMENT
3. SABOR DA TARDE
1. IN WHAT DIRECTION ARE YOU HEADED?
2. PEDRA BONITA
3. MAKENNA BEACH
Marcio Montarroyos - Magic Moment (1982), for Columbia, a great fusion Jazz-Rock with a Brazilian taste, arranged by Marcio Montarroyos and featuring the Brazilian instrumental music legends, as Victor Biglione, Robson Jorge, Jamil Joanes, Ivan Conti (Mamão), Ricardo Silveira, Lincoln Olivetti and others. "Magic Moment" is available ONLY on vinyl LP. Unfortunately it was never had a CD reissue.
The curious fact of this album is that Márcio recorded it on Rio de Janeiro's Som Livre Studios using the studio free time. When the tape is finished, he offered to many major Brazilian recording labels and no one was be interested on released it. Then he went to USA aiming to get any USA label. Columbia bought the rights to release and the Brazilian CBS (that Márcio had been presented before and reject a possibility of contract it), as a Brazilian subsidiary of Columbia, had to release this album in Brazil.
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