"BRAZILICA" "Brazilica" was co-composed by Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, and produced by the great CHICAGO maestro Charles Stepney and White for the 1976 Ramsey Lewis Salongo album. This song appears as the final track on the double CD. Suggested to him by Charlene Stepney, this became the opportunity for Producer Robert Hebert to bring together the Brazilian and American (Chicago) elements of the album -- with his (Hebert) wanting to feature many of the key musi
"STAGE" ("Palco" composed by Gilberto Gil) English "Stage" Lyric by Darryl Tookes Publisher: Preta Music Inc. 1981 -- Music from the album, ALEXANDRA JACKSON: Legacy & Alchemy THE BACK STORY On her debut album, Alexandra Jackson invited Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) Grammy, Rock and Roll, and Songwriter Hall of Fame members: Larry Dunn and Al McKay to join her on "Stage". Track 9 on the album, this is the first-time English homage to Gilberto Gil's 1981 Brazil classic "Palco" ...
Maestro Charles Floyd is the co-Producer, and Orchestra Arranger and Conductor of The Bossa Nova Noites Orquestra on "BRAZILICA." Born in Chicago, conductor, pianist, and composer Charles Floyd began studying piano at age 4, gave his first solo recital at age 9, and by age 20 had been heard in solo recital, chamber music and concerto performances throughout the United States and Spain. His mentors include pianists Joseph Schwartz, the late Aube Tzerko, Howard Karp, Lee Luvisi
The Sounds of Brazil's radio host, Scott Adams had the pleasure of interviewing Executive Producer Robert Hebert and singer Alexandra Jackson on his syndicated radio show. This is the premiere of a 10 part series where Scott Adams interviews Alexandra Jackson about her album Legacy & Alchemy. The first video is about her single, "Stage" (Palco). The full interview took place on October 14, 2018. Stay tuned for more videos! The album, Alexandra Jackson: Legacy & Alchemy is ava
The 4th single from the album is receiving airplay on radio stations across the U.S. Alexandra Jackson's "Corcovado" ("Quiet Nights") featuring Miles Davis, with Antonio Carlos Jobim & Ivan Lins -- from the "Alexandra Jackson: Legacy & Alchemy" album -- enters the charts playing on over 150 stations and channels. “Quiet Nights” was the JAZZIZ “song of the day," and the “Corcovado” version is featured in the JAZZIZ Magazine Fall Edition, its September and October online editio