'Brazilian Essence' CD

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'Brazilian Essence' CD




RIO 2016 OLYMPIC EDITION - double CD (Chinese & English)

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BOSSA NEGRA is an international project that features the Brazilian music styles of Samba, Bossa Nova, Afoxê, Axé, Frevo, Maracatu and samba-reggae sung in English.

Featuring over 30 musicians from around the world (including 10 Grammy Award winners), this album is a star-studded collaboration effort from some of the most respected artists in Brazil, USA, Asia and Australia.  'Brazilian Essence' showcases the talents of musicians such as Gil Goldstein (USA), Sergio Brandão (Brazil - Airto Moreira, Sergio Mendes), Armando Marçal (Brazil - Pat Metheny), Tia Ray (China), Soler (Hong Kong), Brazil pop icon Jorge Vercillo (Brazil), Joanna Dong (Singapore), Jacqueline Gawler (Australia) and didgeridoo extraordinaire William Barton (Aus).

The album was recorded in Brazil & Australia, mixed on an SSL analog console by Grammy winner Nicolas Kalwill (Lila Downs / Niña Pastori) from Argentina and mastered by Bob Ludwig, Greg Calbi (Sterling Sound) & Scott Hull from the USA.