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Sorte! Vinyl Edition 45 RPM

Finbury’s latest MBP album “Sorte!”, in collaboration with Brazilian singer-songwriter Thalma de Freitas was released in May 2019. With music by John and lyrics and vocals by Thalma, they recorded six original songs at The Powerstation Studios in New York City,...

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John Finbury and Thalma de Freitas “SORTE!”

Award-winning composer John Finbury and singer-lyricist Thalma de Freitas team up for the first time on Sorte! Their new album of Brazilian-flaired Latin Jazz songs was produced by Latin Grammy winner Emilio D. Miler, who assembled an all-star band, featuring Vitor...

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Luscious Bossa

Imaginário: John Finbury featuring Marcella Camargo Bossa Nova is a genre that seems to evoke feelings and emotions merely with its soft and smooth sounds. One Bossa Nova song can create the image of a sailboat and make you feel like sailing it on calm waters....

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Slipcue Guide to Brazilian Music

North American lyricist and composer John Finbury delves deep into the tradition of modern Brazilian bossa nova, performed in what is often called the "smooth jazz" style. Working with lyricist/translator Ned Claflin and American-born, New York-based bossa nova...

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2015 American Songwriters Award for Best Instrumental Song

John Finbury was the proud recipient of the 2015 American Songwriters Award for "Best Instrumental" for his composition and recording of "SambaDan". "The American Songwriting Awards is an annual, international contest and awards event for songwriters and musicians....

2015 American Song Writers Award Winner
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