Vinicius' new album "Cymbals"has just been released in Europe by Naive Records and Koch Records in the US. Click here for a couple of the great reviews: Mojo, The Guardian.
Also in stores, Vinicius' 2006 "Silva" . Selected by London's Sunday Times as one of the Top 10 records of the year. The Guardian calls Silva "the best Brazilian album for ages." Click here for more rave reviews.
Check out Vinicius' never-before-released track "Inutil Paisagem" on Starbucks Hear Music Sweetheart Volume 2,
Naive Records has released Vincius' new album in Europe and by Koch Records in the US. Recorded in New York, "Cymbals" features 10 original tracks by Vinicius with guest artists including Brad Mehldau, Marc Ribot, David Binney, Erik Friedlander, Jenny Scheinman and Michael Leonhart.
Recorded in Rio de Janeiro and New York, "Silva" features the Bessler String Quartet with arrangements by Eduardo Souto Neto, acclaimed Brazilian percussionists Sidinho and Chacal and Michael Leonhart on trumpet. Long-time collaborator Arto Lindsay co-wrote 3 tracks and provided stellar translations for the rest of the album. Vinicius also teamed up again with Japanese composer Jun Miyake on the punchy tribute to bossa nova The Bridge.
Click here for the excellent reviews of Silva.
Vinicius appears on Starbucks Hear Music Sweetheart Vol 2, Sweetheart 2005.
The second volume of Sweetheart, a collection of Starbucks favorite artists singing their favorite love songs. All songs are exclusive, never-before-released tracks. Liner notes include comments from each artist about their selected song. The CD is available at Hear Music record stores, Starbucks coffeehouses and at hearmusic.com