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Maucha Adnet & Helio Alves
Milagre
 
Milagre CD cover.

Tracks
01 – O cantador
02 – Eu vim da Bahia
03 – Waters of March
04 – Gabriela
05 – Retrato em branco e preto
06 – Coração vagabundo
07 – Caminhos cruzados
08 – Vale do ribeira
09 – Desafinada
10 – Amor infinito/ Bons amigos
11 – Milagre
12 – Tico-tico no fubá
13 – Canto triste
14 – April child

Length: 57:33
All arrangements by Helio Alves & Maucha Adnet

Except the following which were based on arrangements by Claus Ogerman (track 3), Paulo Jobim (track 4), A.C. Jobim (track 5), Mario Adnet (tracks 9 & 12), Edu Lobo, (track 13) and Moacir Santos & Mario Adnet (track 14).
Musicians
Maucha Adnet: vocals; percussion (triangle, Cezar's tamborim, ganzá) on tracks 8, 12 & 14
Helio Alves: piano

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Milagre. This is O Cantador written by Dori Caymmi and Nelson Motta. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.helioalvesmusic.com
Record label: ZOHO Music
 
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Mario Adnet
Amazonia: On the Forest Trail
 
Amazonia CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Trilhas da floresta (Forest trails)
02 – Borzeguim (Buckskin)
03 – Os rios (The rivers)
04 – A rã (The frog)
05 – Boto (Porpoise)
06 – Rio Amazonas (Amazon River)
07 – Canoa canoa (Canoe canoe)
08 – Prelúdio 17 (Prelude 17)
09 – Saci
10 – Uirapurú (Musical wren)
11 – Amazonas II (Amazon II)
12 – Saudades das selvas brasileiras 2º mov. (Missing the jungles of Brazil, 2nd Mov.)

Length: 49:47
All arrangements are by Mario Adnet
Musicians
Mario Adnet: guitar on all tracks except 3, 8, 10 & 12; voice on track 2; chorus on tracks 4 & 5
Teco Cardoso flute on all tracks except 2 & 10
Armando Marçal: percussion on all tracks except 8, 10 & 12
Léa Freire: G flute on track 1; flute on tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11 & 12
Ricardo Barbosa Pereira: oboe on tracks 1 & 8; English horn on tracks 3, 5 & 12
Pedro Paes: bass clarinet on all tracks except 6, 8 & 12; clarinet on tracks 6 & 12
Filipe de Castro: bassoon on tracks 1, 8 & 12
Philip Doyle: French horn on all tracks except 7, 8, 10 & 12
Aquiles Moraes: flugelhorn on tracks 1, 5 & 11; trumpet on tracks 2, 3, 4, 6 & 10
Everson Moraes: trombone on tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 10 & 11
Thiago Osório: tuba on tracks 1, 2, 5, 10 & 11; bass trombone on track 6
Jennifer Campbell: harp on tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 11 & 12
Marcos Nimrichter: piano on all tracks except 1, 3, 8, 10 & 12; accordion on track 5
Jorge Helder: bass on all tracks except 1, 3, 8, 10 & 12
Xande Figueiredo: drums on all tracks except 1, 3, 8, 10 & 12
Joana Adnet: clarinet on all tracks except 1, 6, 8 & 10; chorus on tracks 4, 5 & 7
Nailor Proveta clarinet on tracks 1 & 8
Muiza Adnet: chorus on tracks 4 & 5
Chico Adnet: chorus on tracks 4 & 5
Cecilia Spyer: chorus on track 7

Strings
Violins: Claudio Cruz (concertmaster & conductor), Davi Graton, Camila Yassuda, Cezar Miranda, Sveltana Terechkova, Leandro Dias, Lev Veksler, Adrian Petrutiu, Katia Spassova, Djavan Caetano, Gerson Nonato
Violas: Horacio Schaefer, Peter Pas, Maria Angelica Cameron, Ederson Fernandes
Cellos: Wilson Sampaio, Heloisa Meireles, Marialbi Trisolio, Rodrigo Andrade
Basses: Sergio de Oliveira, Ney Vasconcelos, Claudio Torezan

Special Guests
Antonia Adnet voice on track 4; chorus on tracks 4, 5 & 7
Lenine voice on track 5
Mônica Salmaso voice on tracks 2 & 10
Roberta Sá voice on tracks 7 & 11
Vicente Nucci voice on tracks 3 & 9

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Amazonia: On the Forest Trail. This is Uirapurú written by Waldemar Henrique and featuring Mônica Salmaso on the vocal. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: marioadnet.com
Record label: Adventure Music
 
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Nilson Matta
Nilson Matta's Black Orpheus
 
Nilson Matta's Black Orpheus CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Overture
02 – Repinique interlude
03 – Samba de Orfeu
04 – A felicidade
05 – Cuíca interlude
06 – O nosso amor
07 – Manhã de carnaval
08 – Batucada I
09 – Eu e o meu amor/ Lamento no morro
10 – Frevo de Orfeu
11 – Valsa de Euridice
12 – Ascend, my love
13 – Um nome de mulher
14 – Batucada II
15 – Se todos fossem iguais a você
16 – Violão interlude
17 – Hugs and kisses

Length: 58:34
Tracks 12 & 17 composed by Nilson Matta
Musicians
Nilson Matta: bass on all tracks except 2, 5, 8, 14 & 16
Randy Brecker: trumpet on tracks 1, 6 & 17
Anne Drummond: flute on tracks 1, 9, 11 & 17
Laura Metcalf: clarinet on track 1
Guilherme Monteiro: guitar on all tracks except 2, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14 & 15
Klaus Mueller: piano on tracks 1, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13 & 17
Alex Kautz: drums on tracks 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 & 17
Reinaldo Silva: repinique on track 1; percussion on tracks 8, 14 & 17
Anat Cohen: clarinet on tracks 3, 10 & 13
Kenny Barron: piano on tracks 3, 7 & 10
Fernando Saci: percussion on tracks 3, 8, 9, 12, 14 & 17; cuíca on track 4; pandeiro on track 10
Leny Andrade: vocal on tracks 4 & 15
Alfredo Cardim: piano on tracks 4 & 15
Erivelton Silva: drums on tracks 4 & 15
Jorjão Silva: repinique solo on track 8; percussion on tracks 14 & 17
Gretchen Parlato: vocal on tracks 9 & 11

Arrangements
All arrangements by Nilson Matta except as noted:
Klaus Mueller & Nilson Matta: track 9
Klaus Mueller: tracks 1, 11 & 13
Kenny Barron: track 7
Alfredo Cardim: track 15

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Nilson Matta's Black Orpheus. This is Se todos fossem iguais a você (If everyone were like you) written by Tom Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes. Leny Andrade sings the arrangement by pianist Alfredo Cardim. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.nilsonmatta.com
Record label: Motéma Music

 


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