Latin Jazz Network Review of Sorte!

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 by...
Downbeat Beyond

Downbeat Beyond

John Finbury, the only American in this bunch, is a Massachusetts-based pianist and songwriter who caused something of a stir in 2016 when a song of his was nominated for a Latin Grammy. His new recording, Sorte! (Greenflash; 28:46 ♦ ♦ ♦ ½), is a collaboration with...
Michael’s Jazz Blog Review

Michael’s Jazz Blog Review

Today’s album “Sorte!” comes from composer John Finbury and singer-lyricist Thalma de Freitas. John Finbury is a lawyer and musician from Andover, Massachusetts, who become well known in 2016 when he was earning a Latin Grammy nomination for his song “A Chama Verde”...
MWE3.com Presents an Interview With John Finbury

MWE3.com Presents an Interview With John Finbury

The colorful and exciting sound of Brazilian music seems to be a perennial favorite not only with jazzers but also World Music fans into sublime, guitar-centric music. A good example of the elegance and music magic of contemporary 21st century Brazilian music is...
Jazz Weekly – John Finbury: Sorte!

Jazz Weekly – John Finbury: Sorte!

Gorgeous modern Brazilian sounds are delivered in this mature session by a collection of superstars. Bassist John Patitucci, percussionist Airto Moreira, drummer Duduka Da Fonseca and guitarist Chico Pinheiro join in with the sweet voice of Thalma De Freitas,...

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