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My Very Life by Paulinho Garcia

My Very Life is a stunning, beautiful jazz journey through the sounds of Brazil, featuring the original compositions of Paulinho Garcia, and his memorable performances. This collection of songs will delight the fans of Paulinho Garcia, and those who love the jazz sounds of fine Brazilian music.

The Brazilian musical idioms featured include the enduring bossa nova, the baiao, chorinho, samba cancao, and marcha rancho. The CD collection contains eleven songs. The intricate songs include "Cintura Fina," "Ponto De Encontro," "Chorinho Novo,""I'll Be Calling For Maria (No Matter What)," "Do You Remember Me?," "Chorinho Da Paula," "E Quando," "Adios Mi Sueno," "Chorinho Do Paulinho," "My Very Life," and "Disfrutando A Boa Vida."

Paulinho Garcia is an enduring jazz icon in Chicago, and his music is among the finest available in contemporary jazz music. His career reflects a sincere, hard-working jazz artist with great talent and gifts as a singer, composer, and guitarist. His performances, like his musical compositions, are flawless. His stylings are highly original and unique. My Very Life is a classic, and flawless!

In this collection, My Very Life, Paulinho Garcia is surrounded by musicians whose skills place these recordings among the very best sounds heard in the year 2009. The recordings were done during November 2008. The CD was produced and engineered by Nick Eipers, and the blurb for the flyer was written by Neil Tesser.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Paulinho Garcia
  • CD Title: My Very Life
  • Genre: Brazilian Jazz / Brazilian Pop Jazz
  • Year Released: 2008
  • Record Label: Chicago Sessions
  • Musicians: Paulinho Garcia (voice, acoustic guitar, all compositions), Heitor Garcia (percussion), Don Stiernberg (mandolin), Ernie Denov (electric guitar on track 11), Steve Eisen (saxophone, flute on track 2), Brett Benteler (upright and electric bass), Geraldo De Oliveira (percussion), Michael Allemana (electric guitar on track 3), Julie Koidin (flute on track 9), Grazyna Auguscik (voice)
  • Rating: Five Stars
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