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Ipanema Lounge

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 01/30/2013 - 01:52 am

Sometimes the music business makes for strange bedfellows, as the old saying goes. It can also provide for an interesting story or two – and in this case the tale is made even better because it centers on a mysterious recording from a popular group that –  years later – has become known as one of its ‘defining’ albums. - Scott Adams
It was late summer, 2004 and the voice on the other end of the phone was… hot, California hot. You see, I was talking with the American label contact for Bossacucanova only a few days after the US release of their ‘Uma Batida Diferente’ album and the source of all this heat was another CD, sit ...

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10 Questions! with Renato Anesi

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 01/24/2013 - 10:17 pm

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10Q: You play many string instruments in your shows. What are these instruments and how did you come up with this idea?
I’ve been playing 5 instruments in my US shows: mandolin, country guitar, tenor guitar, “dynamic guitar” [sic.], and cavaquinho. First I learned how to play the guitar professionally, and since the beginning of my work as a composer I used a few different instruments to add more tone colors and possibilities for different sounds during the shows. It wasn’t something that I planned objectively, it begun to unfold in that way by the ve ...

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