• czb.ro
Byte. Jazz Byte

NEW RELEASE. Carla Hassett. Blue

Publicat in: 18.07.2016, 06:27AM
Autor: Richard Constantinidi
Comentarii: 0
Vizualizari: 155
Etichete: Blue, Carla Hassett, Paulista Records
NEW RELEASE. Carla Hassett. BlueNPR MUSIC INTERVIEWS
In Songwriting, Carla Hassett Looks Home
Heard on  Weekend Edition Sunday

Born in Sao Paolo and now living in Los Angeles, singer Carla Hassett finds musical inspiration in each place she's called home. Hassett, who toured with Sergio Mendes and Billy Idol and lent her voice to the soundtracks of the Rio movies, has a new solo album called +Blue (pronounced "more blue"). It's American and Brazilian with a modern twist, Hassett says: For instance, she sets Carmen Miranda's "South American Way" in a minor key and swaps the original's pep for a sultry summer swing.
 

The album takes its name from Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso's "A Little More Blue." Hassett, who worked with Veloso in 2012, considers him the "catalyst" for her project. In 1971, Veloso recorded his third self-titled album in London while living in exile, far from his family.
 

"I began to identify with it — not that I've ever been a political exile, but I understand that longing," says Hassett, who grew up traveling back and forth between Brazil. "Being away from them was hard as it was joyful when I was reunited with them. "It's strange way to grow up, but at the end of the day it's also really enriching."
 

Hear her full interview with NPR's Linda Wertheimer at this audio link.
 

Carla Hassett + Blue (Paulista Records) Street Date: July 1st, 2016

Facebook Twitter MySpace  
 

Lasa un comentariu: (max. 1800 caractere)

Nume:   Antispam:  

Niciun comentariu!

Articole relative:

2017.OCT.27-30. MULLIGANESQUE
2017.OCT.27-30. MULLIGANESQUE...
Publicat in: 14.10.2017, Ora: 06:47AM
Eddie Harris. Eddie Who
Eddie Harris. Eddie Who...
Publicat in: 10.10.2017, Ora: 06:42AM
NEW RELEASE. Bobby Ramirez. Yo Soy RITMO! DANZON
NEW RELEASE. Bobby Ramirez. Yo Soy RIT...
Publicat in: 06.10.2017, Ora: 16:58PM
NEW VIDEO. VALERIE GHENT. NEW YORK CITY STREETS
NEW VIDEO. VALERIE GHENT. NEW YORK CIT...
Publicat in: 02.10.2017, Ora: 06:52AM
2017-2018 MassJazz Guide
2017-2018 MassJazz Guide...
Publicat in: 30.09.2017, Ora: 06:50AM
Blue DJ Set
Blue DJ Set...
Publicat in: 08.11.2012, Ora: 06:06AM
Acasa | Contact | Disclaimer | Blog | RSS Feed • CLICKZOOMBYTES © 2010-2017 • Revista De Muzica Online