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Luciana Souza, BOOK OF CHET

Luciana Souza -][- BOOK OF CHET –Mp3– [Sunnyside Records, 2012] –

Something happens to me every time I hear Chet Baker sing. There is something he gets at with his interpretations – a quiet loneliness – that I crave in music. Chet is able to transport me to a place, and to keep me there for the duration of the song.

Through his singing I have become intimate with solitude. This record is an attempt to articulate the world that Chet’s music takes me to… Luciana Souza.

Luciana Souza – vocals
Larry Koonse – guitar
David Piltch – acoustic bass
Jay Bellerose – drums, percussion

Luciana Souza, DUOS III

Duos IIIMp3– [Sunnyside Records, 2012] –

I have always favored the honesty and clarity of live recordings – in the case of the Duos records, a voice, a guitar, and a song. All of the guitar players that I have invited to collaborate on this record are masters in their own right. Each of them has carved out a different area of the spectrum of Brazilian guitar playing as the emotional center-point of their mastery.

The depth of each of their musicality has helped me to tell these stories, and to hopefully do justice to these undeniably great songs. I am enormously grateful to each of them for helping me get to the unconscious place where true beauty lives.

Luciana Souza – vocals
Romero Lubambo – guitar
Toninho Horta – guitar

::: SOURCE: Sunnyside Records :::