Butterfly Dreams

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Butterfly Dreams
Studio album by Flora Purim
Released 1973
Recorded December 1973
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 36:45
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Flora Purim chronology
Flora e MPM
Butterfly Dreams
500 Miles High
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic - 4.5/5 stars[1]

Butterfly Dreams is the second album by Brazilian jazz singer Flora Purim, that was released on Milestone in 1973. The album peaked number 36 in the Billboard Jazz album charts.[2]


Allmusic awarded the album with 4.5 stars and its review by Jim Newsom states: "This is the album that launched Flora Purim's solo career with great promise following her magnificent stint with Chick Corea's first incarnation of Return to Forever."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Dr. Jive (Part I)"     Clarke 2:15
2. "Butterfly Dreams"   Potter Clarke 6:59
3. "Dindi"   De Oliveira Jobim 5:50
4. "Summer Night"     Warren, Dubin 6:23
5. "Love Reborn"   Purim Duke 3:40
6. "Moon Dreams"   Livingston, Evans Gismonti 4:59
7. "Dr. Jive (Part II)"     Clarke 3:41
8. "Light as a Feather"   Purim Clarke 5:44


Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1975 Billboard Jazz Albums 6[2]


  1. ^ Newsom, Jeff. Butterfly Dreams at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b "Butterfly Dreams - Flora Purim | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Newsom, J. Allmusic Review: Butterfly Dreams accessed 12 May 2010