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Simone Sou, Guilherme Kastrup & Benjamim Taubkin
Sounds of Life
 
Sounds of Life CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Pifaiada
02 – Gota d'água
03 – Choro Bororo
04 – Improviso (e o que veio depois)
05 – O tocador
06 – Mozambik bembe
07 – Fábrica de sapos

Length: 46:14
Composer credits: tracks 1, 6 & 7 (Simone Sou & Guilherme Kastrup); tracks 3 & 4 (Simone Sou, Guilherme Kastrup & Benjamim Taubkin); track 2 (Simone Sou) and track 5 (Simone Sou & Oleg Fateev).

Musicians
Simone Sou: drums & percussion on tracks 1, 4, 6 & 7; MPC on tracks 1, 6 & 7; pans & melodic bells on tracks 2 & 5
Guilherme Kastrup: drums & percussion on tracks 1, 6 & 7; MPC on all tracks except 5; drums on track 4; pandeiro on track 5
Benjamim Taubkin: piano on all tracks; keyboards on tracks 1, 4, 6 & 7; flutes on track 7

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Sounds of Life. This is Mozambik bembe, written by Simone Sou & Guilherme Kastrup. (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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Websites: myspace.com/simonesou, http://guilhermekastrup.com, and www.benjamimtaubkin.com.br
Record label: Adventure Music
 
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Duduka Da Fonseca Trio
Jive Samba
 
Jive Samba CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Jive samba
02 – Lucky southern
03 – Sco's bossa
04 – Recorda me
05 – Peresina
06 – Clouds
07 – Pensativa
08 – Speak like a child
09 – El gaucho
10 – Samba Yantra

Length: 54:13

Musicians
Duduka Da Fonseca: drums
David Feldman: piano
Guto Wirtti: acoustic bass
Paulo Levi: tenor saxophone on track 4

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Jive Samba. This is the title track, written by Nat Adderley. (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.dudukadafonseca.net
Record label: ZOHO Music
 
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Nilson Matta
East Side Rio Drive
 
East Side Rio Drive CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Sertão
02 – Verde
03 – Boogie stop shuffle
04 – Blue in green
05 – Ê menina (Hey girl)
06 – Mojave
07 – Proêmio do Mingus
08 – Luas de Nadine
09 – Ângela
10 – Mambo inn

Length: 50:18
Tracks 1 and 7 written by Nilson Matta.
All arrangements by Nilson Matta and Humberto Léder.

Musicians
Nilson Matta: bass on all tracks; vocals on track 5
Cyro Baptista: percussion on tracks 1, 4 & 8; vocals on track 1
Romero Lubambo: guitar on tracks 1, 4 & 8
Jesse Lynn: vocals on track 1
Craig Handy: tenor sax on tracks 1, 3, 5, 9 & 10; flutes on tracks 1 & 8; bass clarinet on tracks 4 & 8
Vince Cherico: drums on tracks 2, 3 & 9
Edsel Gomez: piano on tracks 2, 3, 5, 9 & 10
Anne Drummond: flutes on tracks 3, 5, 6, 9 & 10
Ayja: vocals on track 5
Vince Cherico: drums on tracks 2, 3, 5 & 9

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from East Side Rio Drive. This is Humberto Léder's composition Luas de Nadine. (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: World Blue Records
 


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