World Music Central Review of Chão De Nuvem

World Music Central Review of Chão De Nuvem

John Finbury continues his Brazilian excursion through an American appreciation thereof, this time with “Chão De Nuvem”, an accordion-flavored tune sounding sort of like a slower version of forró and featuring splendid vocals led by Bruna Black. Read the original...
Chão De Nuvem Review By The Joy of Violent Movement

Chão De Nuvem Review By The Joy of Violent Movement

Andover, MA-based Grammy and Latin Grammy-nominated drummer and composer John Finbury spent his teenaged years playing in rock bands at New York’s The Bitter End. Finbury went on to study classical piano, music theory and composition at the Longy School of Music at...
House of Prog Review of Quatro

House of Prog Review of Quatro

On this album, composer John Finbury’s has combined broad Latin American and Spanish influences and has then delivered this in alternating vocal and instrumental tracks. On this release he has brought together the delicate and emotional vocals of Magos Herrera, along...
House of Prog Review of Quatro

House of Prog Review of American Nocturnes

Also released in 2020, this album is so very different in many ways to ‘Quatro’ so that it sounds as if it is by a totally different artist. Actually, in many ways it is, as Finbury is primarily a composer and not a performer, and although he does play piano on one of...
Night Train’s Best Releases Of 2020

Night Train’s Best Releases Of 2020

It probably had something to do with the kind of year we had, but the albums that seemed to stand out in 2020 were often ones that brought the most comfort: the balladry of Jeremy Pelt, the elegant and understated weave of strings used by Eric Alexander, the sunny...