Sorte!: Music By John Finbury, Thalma De Freitas With Vitor Gonçalves, John Patitucci, Chico Pinheiro, Rogerio Boccato & Duduka Da Fonseca
Sorte! has been nominated for a 2020 Grammy Award in the Best Latin Jazz Album category. The 62nd Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
What is Sorte!
Sorte! is the music of John Finbury featuring Brazilian singer/songwriter Thalma de Freitas and an All-Star band playing six original songs of soulful Brazilian jazz.
Sorte! is an album of six original songs with music by John Finbury and lyrics by Afro-Brazilian singer-songwriter-actress Thalma de Freitas, whose early co-writing credits include Brazilian household names like João Donato and Céu.
Sorte! is a love letter about serendipity, how “great mistakes also mean luck”, uplifting the feelings of trust in the Universe, which always has our back and conspires in favor of Love. The classic explanation of serendipity reads: “Luck is when opportunity finds us prepared.”
The project was produced by Latin Grammy winner Emilio D. Miler, who assembled an all-star band for this recording.