Imagina: Songs of Brasil

Imagina: Songs of Brasil

by Karrin AllysonKarrin Allyson


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A jazz vocalist's vocalist, Karrin Allyson turns her considerable talents to the deep well of song that hails from Brazil. Imagina, recorded in Portuguese and English, features lesser known treasures from composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Edu Lobo and Rosa Passos, some with new English lyrics by Chris Caswell, Susannah McCorkle, and others. In addition to her rhythm team of bassist David Finck and drummer Todd Strait, Imagina features Allyson's longtime guitarist Rod Freeman and guest appearances by vibraphone/marimba player Steve Nelson and keyboard and accordion player Gil Goldstein. Allyson has garnered two Grammy Award nominations since her debut in 1992.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/25/2008
Label: Concord Records
UPC: 0888072304284
catalogNumber: 30428
Rank: 88465


  1. A Felicidade
  2. Correnteza
  3. Só Tinha de Ser Com Você
  4. Medo de Amar
  5. O Morro Não Tem Vez (Favela)
  6. Estrada Branca
  7. Outono
  8. Double Rainbow
  9. Imagina
  10. Desafinado
  11. Pra Dizer Adeus
  12. Vivo Sonhando
  13. Estrada Do Sol
  14. É Com Esse Que Eu Vou

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Karrin Allyson   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Gil Goldstein   Piano,Accordion
Steve Nelson   Marimbas,Vibes
David Finck   Acoustic Bass
Rod Fleeman   Acoustic Guitar
Michael Spiro   Conga,Pandeiro,Surdo,Cuica,Shaker,Guiro,Tamborim
Todd Strait   Drums

Technical Credits

Chico Buarque   Composer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Susannah McCorkle   Composer
Gene Lees   Composer
Karrin Allyson   Arranger,Producer,Liner Notes
Aloysio de Oliveira   Composer
David Finck   Arranger
Rod Fleeman   Arranger
Josiah Gluck   Engineer
Jon Hendricks   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Nick Phillips   Producer
Abbey Anna   Art Direction
Pedro Caetano   Composer
Jesse Cavanaugh   Composer
Fernando de Oliveira   Composer
Dolores Durán   Composer
Rosa Passos   Composer
Torquato Neto   Composer
Chris Caswell   Arranger,Composer
Andrew Pham   Art Direction
Doug Walters   Arranger
Paul Williams   Composer

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