In this video ... Alexandra Jackson pays tribute to the Godmother of Samba by performing her BIG HIT, "Sonho Meu" at Club France - French National Olympic House during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Joining Alexandra on stage during the Rio2016 Olympics were some of Brazil's greatest musicians: Daniel Jobim, Teo Lima, Paulo Calasans, Leo Amuedo, Marcelo Mariano, André Siqueira, Diogo Gomes, Danilo Sinna, Gilmar Ferreira, Chris Walker, Max Viana ... and our late partne
It is Brazilian music folklore that almost 40 years ago, the great Gilberto Gil paid homage to the legendary Chicago band Earth, Wind & Fire with the classic "Palco." Arthur Maia is the most storied Bass player in Brazil music history, and has played and recorded "Palco" with Gilberto Gil for over 30 years. "Palco" is a masterpiece ... and Arthur's bass playing on the track and live in concert is iconic. For our project, we wanted to pay homage to Gilberto Gil by exposing "Pa
"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" ...
Legacy and Alchemy presents the first Hit Single of the album, Alexandra Jackson: Legacy & Alchemy ... "ALL ONE". This funky jazz track features the late, Al Jarreau with Larry Williams and Bossa Nova's Oscar Castro-Neves. HISTORY BEHIND THE TRACK: The memory of Oscar Castro-Neves is at the very soul of this project. Because of Oscar this project exists. Project Executive Producer / Producer Robert Hebert was introduced to Oscar in 2010. Oscar embraced Robert, and to a very
Maestro Larry Williams talks about his experience on "All One" and what it means to him and the late Al Jarreau and the late Oscar Castro-Neves "All One" was one of our first big singles! ALEXANDRA JACKSON: Artist / Co-Lead Vocalist Al Jarreau: Duet Vocalist Oscar Castro-Neves: Guest Appearance (on Vocals) Executive Producer: Robert Hebert Produced and Arranged by Larry Williams Vocals Co-Produced by Chris Walker Players: Al Jarreau (Duet Vocal), Larry Williams (Keyboards
Album Track from the "Alexandra Jackson: Legacy & Alchemy" album: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/alexandrajackson4 Musicians in Video: ALEXANDRA JACKSON Teo Lima: Drums
Marcelo Mariano: Bass
Andre Siqueira: Percussion
Leo Amuedo: Guitar
Marco Brito: Piano
Paulo Calasans: Keyboards
Danilo Sinna: Tenor Sax BACK STORY The original track was recorded for the iconic 1972 Clube da Esquina album featuring MILTON NASCIMENTO, LO BORGES and other legendary Minas Gerais musicians.
Far from the first and certainly not the last declaration of love for Brazilian music, more precisely to the part that is called melodious and elegant, like this music itself, in a word: bossa-new. Nevertheless, it is this project that amazes many. Probably the first thing that catches your eye is the scale. Work on it was more than three years. The project involved about 150 people, including along with musicians and sound engineers. The recordings were performed in six citi