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Clarice Assad
Imaginarium
 
Imaginarium CD cover.

Tracks
01 – De perna pro Ar
02 – Pássaros
03 – Tempestade
04 – Fantasia
05 – Da imaginação
06 – Perto do luar
07 – Revolta das flores
08 – A morte da flor
09 – Lachrimae
10 – Why?
11 – Dedezinha de maiô

Length: 38:22
Track 9 written by Clarice Assad. All other songs written by Clarice Assad with Vinícius Castro & Ramonzin (track 1); Danilo Basilio (tracks 2, 4, 5, 6 & 8); Carlos Malta & Pandeiro-Repique Duo (track 3); Danilo Basilio & Sofia Rei (track 7); Naomi Major (track 10) and Andrea Santiago (track 11). All arrangements by Clarice Assad, except tracks 3 & 5.

Musicians
Clarice Assad: voice on all tracks except 9 & 10; piano on tracks 1, 6 & 7; programming on track 1; prepared piano on tracks 2 & 8; effects on track 8; foley & toy piano on track 10; sound effects on tracks 10 & 11; celesta & accordion on track 11
Ethan Startzman: electric bass on track 1
Keita Ogawa: drumset on tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 10; percussion on tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 & 11; bird whistles on track 2; effects on tracks 2 & 4; aquaphone, cymbals & percussion effects on track 8; toys on track 10
Galen Lemmon: timpani on tracks 1 & 7; marimba on tracks 2 & 7; vibraphone, large bass drum & tam tam on track 4
Dawn Harms: violin on tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 & 10
Candace Guirao: violin on tracks 1, 6 & 7
Emily Onderdonk: viola on tracks 1, 6 & 7
Emil Miland: cello on tracks 1, 6 & 7
Miguel Malla: sax on track 1
Rocky Michaelian: piano on tracks 2, 4 & 10
Bernardo Aguiar: pandeiro & effects on track 3
Gabriel Policarpo: repique & effects on track 3
Carlos Malta: alto flute on track 3
Meredith Clark: harp on track 4
Patrick McCarthy: acoustic bass on tracks 4 & 10
Romero Lubambo: guitar on track 5
Marcelo Caldi: accordion on track 5
Yasushi Nakamura: acoustic bass on tracks 5, 6 & 7
Amy Duxbury: bassoon on tracks 7 & 10
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: violin on track 8
Yulia Van Doren: soprano (Pansy) on track 10
Melissa Wegner: soprano (Daisy) on track 10
Jonathan Kimple: baritone (The Flower God) on track 10
Patrick McCarthy: acoustic bass on track 10
Augusto Ordine: human bass on track 11
Pedro Araújo: guitar on track 11
Carol Panesi: violin on track 11
Pedro Aude: acoustic bass on track 11
Elis Horcades: child (voice over) on track 11

Special Guests
Ramonzin: rap on track 1
Carlos Malta: pife on track 2
Arooj Aftab: voice on track 3
Mike Marshall: mandolin on track 4
Claudia Villela: voice on track 4
Ordinarius (vocal group): André Miranda, Augusto Ordine, Fernanda Gabriela, Gustavo Campos, Luiza Sales & Maíra Martins on track 5
Luciana Souza: voice on track 6
Sofia Rei: voice on track 7
Melody Moore: soprano on track 8
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: violin on track 9
Badi Assad: voice on track 11

Choir on track 2
Celia Maria Vasconcelos da Cunha, Luisa Peclat, Claudia Sarti, Renata Melo, Walgra Maria, Fábio Jabur, Fábio Nogara, João Gabriel Mistura, Zezinho Só, Silvia Ferrante

Voice overs on track 7
Svetlana Gorokhovich (Russian), Hiromi Suda (Japanese), Peiyou Chang (Chinese), Junia Flavia D'Affonseca (Portuguese), Andrea Forderreuther (German), Sofia Rei (Spanish), Yulia Van Doren & Melissa Wegner (English)

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Imaginarium. Special guest Luciana Souza joins Clarice Assad on the vocal on Perto do luar, which Clarice wrote with Danilo Basilio. (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.clariceassad.com
Record label: Adventure Music
 
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Trio Três Pontos
Três Pontos
 
Três Pontos CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Sp 1
02 – Sp 2
03 – Choro no 7
04 – 7 de junho com minha mãe
05 – Palavras para o meu amor
06 – E tudo começou com um cururu
07 – Frebossa
08 – A volta
09 – Em pratos limpos

Length: 53:33
Composers: tracks 1, 2 & 4 (João Casimiro); tracks 3, 5 & 7 (Sidney Filho); tracks 8 & 9 (Dô de Carvalho); track 6 (André Marques)

Musicians
Dô de Carvalho: saxophone
João Casimiro: drums
Sidney Filho: bass

Special Guests
André Marques: piano on track 6
Fábio Leal: guitar on track 4

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Três Pontos. This is Frebossa written by Sidney Filho. (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.triotrespontos.com

 
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Antonio Adolfo
Rio, Choro, Jazz...
 
Rio, Choro, Jazz... CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Rio, choro, jazz
02 – Feitiço (Enchantment)
03 – Brejeiro (Bucolic)
04 – Fon-fon
05 – Tenebroso (Tenebrous)
06 – Não caio noutra (Better next time)
07 – Coração que sente (Sensitive heart)
08 – Cuéra (Valiant)
09 – Nenê (Baby)
10 – Odeon

Length: 53:05
All compositions by Ernesto Nazareth (1863-1934) except track 1 (Antonio Adolfo).
Produced and arranged by Antonio Adolfo.

Musicians
Antonio Adolfo: piano
Claudio Spiewak: guitars
Jorge Helder: double bass
Marcelo Martins: flute & soprano sax
Rafael Barata: drums & percussion
Marcos Suzano: percussion
Rick Ferreira: banjo on track 6
Bob Whitlock: banjo on track 6

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Rio, Choro, Jazz.... This is Ernesto Nazareth's Tenebroso (Tenebrous). (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.antonioadolfomusic.com
Record label: AAM Music
 


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