Impacto (album)

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Album Impacto cover.jpg
Studio album by Hector Costita Sexteto
Released 1964(LP)/2006(CD)
Recorded November, 1964
Genre bossa nova, jazz
Length 37:10
Label Fermata(LP)/Som Livre(CD)
Producer Esdras Vassalo, Claudio Henrique Bassani

Impacto is a 1964 album recorded by saxophonist and composer Hector Costita and his sextet. The album is one of the most important in the musician career and presents a fusion of bossa nova and jazz. Hector Costita elaborated all arrangements and conducted the other musicians.

A long period after its recording, it was reissued on CD in 2006 as one of the albums included in Som Livre Masters series, organized by Charles Gavin.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Songwriters Length
1. "Le roi" Dave Baker 3:50
2. "Insensatez" Vinicius de Moraes, Tom Jobim 3:10
3. "Ela é carioca" Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes 4:13
4. "Vivo sonhando" Tom Jobim 3:29
5. "Tokio" H. Silver 3:58
6. "Impacto" Hector Costita 4:05
7. "Tanganica" Hector Costita 2:49
8. "Gabriela" Hector Costita 5:52
9. "Primavera" Carlos Lyra, Vinicius de Moraes 2:23
10. "Tem dó" Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes 3:17


  • Hector Costita: saxophone, flute
  • Magno D'Alcantara (Maguinho): trumpet
  • Benedito Pereira dos Santos (Ditinho): trombone
  • Luiz Mello: piano, celeste
  • Rezala José (Turquinho): drums
  • Manoel Luiz Vianna (Xú): bass

Special guests:

  • Edison Machado: drums (in 'Insensatez', 'Impacto', 'Gabriela' and 'Primavera')
  • Sebastião Netto: bass (in 'Impacto' and 'Gabriela')
  • Elias Slon: violin (in 'Insensatez', 'Vivo sonhando' and 'Primavera')
  • Flavio Russo: cello (in 'Insensatez' and 'Primavera')