Moto Grosso Feio

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Moto Grosso Feio
Studio album by Wayne Shorter
Released 1974
Recorded April 3, 1970 or August 26, 1970
A&R Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 42:22
Label Blue Note
BN-LA014-G
Producer Duke Pearson
Wayne Shorter chronology
Super Nova
(1969)
Moto Grosso Feio
(1970)
Odyssey of Iska
(1970)

Moto Grosso Feio is the thirteenth album by Wayne Shorter, recorded in 1970 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1974.[1] The album features four originals by Shorter and an arrangement of "Vera Cruz" by Milton Nascimento.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating " the music (which is influenced by early fusion) has its interesting moments although it often wanders".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Wayne Shorter except as indicated.
  1. "Moto Grosso Feio" - 12:30
  2. "Montezuma" - 7:53
  3. "Antigua" - 5:25
  4. "Vera Cruz" (Milton Nascimento) - 5:12
  5. "Iska" - 11:22

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wayne Shorter discography accessed August 3, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 3, 2011.