|Reinaldo Brahn & Jim Brock in Concert|
Last week, the Charlotte, North Carolina website, “Creative Loafing Charlotte” posted a review of Brasileiro Soul artists Reinaldo Brahn and Jim Brock’s latest concert.
From the CLCT.com Vibes Music Blog:
“Brazilian transplant Reinaldo Brahn and Charlotte’s Jim Brock hit the stage in the simplest manner, each seated on stage and looking relaxed, before presenting a complex mix of Brazilian soul and diverse percussion at the Evening Muse on Nov. 26.
The duo, who worked together on the October-released album, Brasiliero Soul, sailed through an hour and 45 minutes set including songs from the album and a bossa nova-infused cover of The Police’s “Roxanne.”
“Brahn’s smooth soulful vocal tone is reminiscent of Stevie Wonder in its delivery, while he also adds in some jazzy scatting from time to time. His guitar playing offers a generally acoustic tone coaxed to its edges through finger picking, strumming and the right amount of pluck.
“Meanwhile, Brock’s wizardry on percussion is simply stunning as he combined a snare, high hat, drum, cajón and other instruments…” – Jeff Hahne
A New RR Recording
This collection of fourteen original songs penned by this new artist is rich and complex music, with gorgeous lyrics in Portugese (with one song in English). We think you’ll love the killer band playing with Reinaldo, and the exotic percussion from RR favorite (and album producer) Jim Brock who refers to Reinaldo Brahn as “the new voice of Brasil.” Great sonics from Grammy-winning engineer Keith Johnson!
Track Listing (click play button for samples): Alma de atriz (Soul of an Actress); A Procura da Razão (Search for a Reason); Paisagem Ancorada (Anchored Landscape); Põe o pé na estrada (Sincere Love); Onde Está (Where is It ?); As lagrimas Consolam (Tears Console); Anjo de Julho (Angel of July); So Nos Dois (Two of Us); Toda Mulher (Every Woman); Tarde (Dusk); Out of the Blue; Wondering; No Colla da Serra (In the Lap of the Mountain); Tempo (Time)
Available in HDCD Format AND HRx!