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Clarice & Sergio Assad
Relíquia
 
Relíquia CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Cidade (City)
02 – Artístico (Artistic)
03 – Relíquia (Relic)
04 – Song for my father
05 – Capoeira
06 – Angela
07 – The last song
08 – Estranho mundo (Strange world)
09 – Jorginho do Bandolim
10 – Ventos (Winds)
11 – Sol de clave (Treble clef)

Length: 42:47
Compositions by Clarice Assad: tracks 4, 7, 10, and 11 (with Thiago Amud). Compositions by Sergio Assad: tracks 1 (with Vinicius Castro), 2 & 8 (with Daniel Basilio), 3 (with Thiago Amud), 5 (with Chico César), 6 and 9.

Musicians
Clarice Assad: voice; piano
Sergio Assad: acoustic guitar; vocals on track 5

Special Guests
Derek Bermel: clarinet on track 2
Mike Marshall: mandolin on track 3
Keita Ogawa: percussion on tracks 1, 2 & 5
Yasushi Nakamura: acoustic bass on tracks 2 & 6
Angela Olinto: vocals on track 5

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Relíquia. This is Sergio Assad's composition, Angela. (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: www.clariceassad.com and assadbrothers.com
Record label: Adventure Music

 
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Carla Hassett
+Blue
 
+Blue CD cover.

Tracks
01 – We belong here
02 – Pois é e tal
03 – Guerreira vai
04 – Sem calor
05 – Ladeira da Praça
06 – Sangue da terra
07 – A little more blue
08 – Forte
09 – Quando me desamericanizar
10 – South American way

Length: 35:07
All songs composed by Carla Hassett, except tracks 5 (Antonio Pires & Luiz Galvão), 7 (Caetano Veloso), and 10 (Jimmy McHugh & Al Dubin). All arrangements by Carla Hassett, except tracks 4 (with Leonardo Costa, João Pedro Mourão & Andre de Santanna) and 8 (Leonardo Costa).

Musicians
Carla Hassett: vocals on all tracks; guitar on tracks 3 & 10
João Pedro Mourão: guitar on all tracks except 6; vióla caipira on track 2; cavaquinho on tracks 5 & 10;
Andre de Santanna: bass on tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 8; upright bass on tracks 6, 7 & 9
Leonardo Costa: drums & percussion on tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 & 9
Gibi: percussion on track 1
Pablo Medina: Wurlitzer on track 1
Chris Bautista: trumpet on tracks 1 & 2
Wes Smith: tenor sax on tracks 1 & 2; alto & baritone saxes on track 2; flute on tracks 2 & 9;
JP Floyd: trombone on tracks 1 & 2
Thalma de Freitas: vocals on track 2
Alberto Lopez: percussion on tracks 2 & 6
Felipe Fraga: percussion on tracks 3, 7, 9 & 10; backing vocals on track 5
Bill Brendle: accordion on track 3
Ben Lewis: Rhodes on tracks 4 & 7; Mellotron on track 4; synth on track 7
Evan Greer: drums & tambourine on track 5
Matt Rhode: Hammond B3 organ on track 5
Caro Pierotto: backing vocals on track 5
Grecco Buratto: backing vocals on track 5
Fabiano do Nascimento: nylon string guitar on track 6
Aaron Serfaty: snare & cymbals on track 7
Benedikt Braydern: violin on track 9
Jacob Hassett: viola on track 9
Sarah O'Brien: cello on track 9

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from +Blue. This is Carla Hassett's composition, Quando me desamericanizar. (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.carlamusic.com
Record label: Paulista Records
Distribution: CDBaby, iTunes and Amazon

 
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Marcos Amorim
Sea of Tranquility
 
Sea of Tranquility CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Dance of the five princesses
02 – Bolero
03 – January ashes
04 – Pedras rolando
05 – Sea of Tranquility
06 – The further away the closer I get
07 – Sea time
08 – My African goddess
09 – Wooden face blues (bonus track)

Length: 62:36
Tracks 1, 2, 5, 8 & 9 composed by Marcos Amorim. Tracks 3, 6 & 7 composed by Marcos Amorim and Delia Fischer.

Musicians
Marcos Amorim: guitar; synthesizer guitar on track 9
Rafael Barata: drums
Augusto Mattoso: bass
Itamar Assiere: acoustic piano and Rhodes on tracks 1, 2, 5 & 8

Special Guest
Delia Fischer: vocals, acoustic piano and Rhodes on tracks 3, 4, 6 & 7

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Sea of Tranquility. This is January ashes, written by Marcos Amorim and Delia Fischer. (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.luzdaluamusic.mus.br
Record label: Adventure Music

 


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