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Hector Costita

Héctor Costita, together with his own single discography, provides performed and recorded with brands such as for example Lalo Schifrin, Sérgio Mendes and his Conjunto Bossa Rio, Edison Machado, Elis Regina, Elizete Cardoso, Zimbo Trio, Hermeto Pascoal, and Nelson Aires. Costita started his musical research in Bueno Aires. In 1954, he became a member of as saxophonist his fellow countryman Lalo Schifrin’s orchestra. Afterwards, he shifted to Brazil, and in 1957 became a member of Simonetti’s orchestra, sticking to them until 1962. In 1961, he documented for the very first time, for RGE. In 1962, Costita documented his initial single recording for the same label, O Fabuloso Héctor. For Fermata, he documented Impacto in 1962. Also in 1962, he documented with Brazilian jazz pioneer and outstanding vocalist/pianist Dick Farney on Farney’s RGE recording Dick Farney Jazz. In 1963, Costita documented on bassist Luiz Chaves’s recording Projeção, for RGE. Within the next 12 months, Chaves would create, as well as pianist Hamilton Godoy and drummer Rubens Barsotti, the influental group Zimbo Trio (the same group was on Projeção). The label Fermata also released Costita’s 1st structure, “Gabriela,” for the reason that same 12 months. In 1962, he became a member of Sérgio Mendes’ Conjunto Bossa Rio for just two years, documenting for Philips, in 1964, Sergio Mendes e Bossa Rio, entitled in the U.S. The Defeat of Brazil. The recording experienced incredible experts Costita and Aurino on sax, Raul de Souza and Maciel on trombone, Edison Machado around the drums, and Tião Neto on bass. Throughout that same period, Costita participated in the documenting of one of the greatest all-time albums in Brazil, Sabadabada (Continental), for conductor Erlon Chaves; an exceptionally swinging big music group launch which also included Raul de Souza, Kuntz Wagner, Papudinho, and Erlon Chaves himself. In 1964, as an associate of the group Sambossa 5, as well as Kuntz (alto sax), Luís Mello (piano), Chu Vianna (bass), and Turquinho (drums), Costita followed Elis Regina in her 1st concerts in São Paulo, after her effective debut in the Bottle’s nightclub in Rio. On August 31, 1964, Regina as well as the Sambossa 5 experienced a huge hit in the Boa Bossa display, in the Teatro Paramount, which also included Agostinho dos Santos, Peri Ribeiro, Lennie Dale, Zimbo Trio, Johnny Alf, Sambalanço Trio (César Mariano, Airto Moreira, and Cleiber), Marisa (Gata Mansa), Geraldo Cunha, Ana Lúcia, Manfredo Fest Trio, Messias, and Nara Leão. Shifting to France, still in 1964, he analyzed in the Music Conservatory of Paris. In 1970, Costita was living and playing as well as Johnny Griffin in Paris. Time for Brazil, he became a member of Carlos Piper’s orchestra. For the reason that period, he was sideman/sessionman for a number of name performers like Elis Regina, Wilson Simonal, and Elisete Cardoso, also documenting for Adoniran Barbosa and several other top performers. In 1973, he was among the 1st members to become listed on the Nelson Aires big music group. Originally a casual band of proficient experts thinking about absorbing Nelson Aires’ jazz understanding, as he previously analyzed at Berklee, the best music group started to play at off-nights in the São Paulo pub Opus 2000, and quickly became successful which lasted until 1981. The very best music artists from the big music group, Amílson Godoy (piano), Cláudio Sion (sax), Héctor Costita, and Nelson Aires, after that began to coach on the Fundação das Artes de São Caetano, having as their pupils many music artists of what would end up being the effective big music group Mantiqueira. Costita also started teaching on the CLAM, the seminal Brazilian well-known music school made with the Zimbo Trio; and offering workshops throughout Brazil, just like the II Encontro Music Timochenco Wehbi, in Presidente Prudente, São Paulo, where he performed together with fellow professors Ulisses Rocha (violão), Kiko Loureiro (electric guitar), Celso Pixinga (bass), and Vera Figueiredo (drums). In 1990, Costita spent four years surviving in European countries, where he performed intensively and documented two single albums of top-class jazz for the esteemed Italian label Crimson Information, Dona Fia and São Paulo — A Noite É Minha, as well as for Avante Jazz in Sardegna. On March 19 and 20, 1994, he was a particular visitor at Ivan Lins’ functionality using the Orquestra Jazz Sinfônica. On June 28, 1994 Costita performed, using the Banda Sinfônica Juvenil perform Estado de São Paulo, Villa-Lobos and Camargo Guarnieri’s parts, along with a genuine collection. He also performed for the reason that season using the jazz music group the Jazz Jam. Within the next season, he performed with well-known Brazilian trumpetist Cláudio Roditi, along with Roberto Sion, Nelson Aires, and Mantiqueira’s Nailor “Proveta” Azevedo, starting the Encontros Musicais Ca’d’Oro series. In 1998,Costita executed the Banda Sinfônica Juvenil perform Estado de São Paulo in a number of performances.

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