The 74-year-old continues mapping out new explorations as evidenced on his two latest Pi Recordings discs – Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus and Dirt. . . And More Dirt.
The Brazilian multi-instrumentalist, who made a connection between Nordeste traditions and Miles Davis in the 1970s, just added four volumes to an already massive discography. His oeuvre is as iconoclastic as it is sophisticated, and at age 82, he is touring with it again.