Distancia

Distancia By Manuel Valera Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal Reflective and ruminative, melancholy and meditative – this album is one for the ages. Distancia is Manuel Valera’s latest epic, in which he draws upon searing personal experiences – going through personal loss,...

Edition #11 – Zia Cora answers 7 questions

1. Why are you a musician? Music gives us a way to relate to and express the full range of the human experience. There are so many things that only music can express. Music can cast spells over a room that transport people to alternate realities. It can ease our...

Edition #11 – Sergio Pereira answers 7 questions

1. Why are you a musician? I have started playing guitar at a very early age, hence my love and passion for the instrument and music. The guitar has always allowed me to express my emotions, feelings and life, thereby being able to disseminate these feelings to the...

Edition #10 – Daniella Vieira answers 7 questions

1. Why are you a musician? Since I was a child in Brazil, I have loved music. My uncle was a professional drummer and taught me how to play since I was 6 years old. My parents also encouraged me to take music theory and piano lessons which were offered at our church...

Edition #9 – Lissa Coffey answers 7 Questions

1. Why are you a musician? I started songwriting when I entered a contest in the 4th grade. I think writing and music have always been an essential part of who I am. In the 8th grade I turned a play into a musical, and I look back now and think this was a foretelling...

Esquina de São Paulo

Esquina de São Paulo By Danilo Brito – João Luiz Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal When stars come together, an album like this is born. João Luiz and Danilo Brito are both master musicians in their own right, playing music at the highest level. A virtuoso of the...
Edition #8 – Rory Gardiner answers 7 Questions

Edition #8 – Rory Gardiner answers 7 Questions

1. Why are you a musician? I thought it would make me more attractive to the opposite sex. Turns out a self conscious starving artist weirdo, with inadequacy issues wasn’t their idea of “Prince Charming.” Talk about the ultimate backfire! 2. Who are...

Sky Blossom

Sky Blossom Alexis Cole Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal Rare it is to find an artist as special as Alexis Cole. There’s no doubt that she’s one of the best jazz vocalists of our times. But it’s her rich life experience, and her ever unfolding story that takes her art to...
Manisero

Manisero

Manisero Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Johannes Tonio Kreusch Liner Notes By Jochen Becker, Kabir Sehgal The extraordinary life story and career of Brazilian guitarist, arranger and teacher Carlos Barbosa-Lima has now spanned over six decades and crossed many musical genres,...