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It’s Official! Sorte! 2019 Grammy Certificate

Look what came in the mail today.  The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards Certificate for Sorte! for being nominated for the Best Latin Jazz Album.  Sorte! is the second Grammy Award Nomination John Finbury has received. About Sorte! The music of John Finbury featuring...

John Finbury 2020 Grammy Notification Sorte Photo

Up Close and Personal Interview With Thalma de Freitas

In an exclusive interview with Bossa Magazine, Thalma answered a variety of questions and gave us the highlights of her professional life. Thalma, when and why did you start playing? There's an old tape recording of me making up a song when I was like 2 or 3,...


Sorte! Sound Garden Review

Varieties! At first glance, before listening to it, by looking at the international lineup that recorded this album, we can assume that it is great music. Namely, these are the names that guarantee a good blend of Brazilian music and jazz: singer-songwriter Thalma...


John Finbury an Unlikely Grammy Honoree

He is a 67-year-old lawyer, a partner in the Haverhill, Mass., firm his father founded. But on Sunday he’ll be at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, waiting to hear if Sorte! Music by John Finbury wins the Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album, a category pitting...

John Finbury Unlikely Grammy Honoree Photo

Andover Man Up For Grammy

Jazz harmonies marry Latin rhythms in Merrimack Valley man's music ANDOVER — John Finbury sat at and played the piano, his fingers coaxing jazz harmonies from the 1903 Steinway in his Andover living room. Delicate nostalgia and modern currents emerged from the...

North Andover Eagle Tribune Photo of John Finbury

Latin Jazz Network Review of Sorte!

Sorte! – John Finbury ft. Thalma De Freitas Two albums into his worshipful “Brasilian sojourn” John Finbury has written six new songs that further declare his abject love for Brasil with a third (Brasilian) album, Sorte!. This time around the music includes lyrics...

Sorte! Session Photos New York City May 2018
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