Rio De Janeiro

My connection to the musical environment In Rio was the pandiero-player Bernardo Aguiar. Through him, I got in contact with a number of other cool musicians. I wrote a track one night after returning from a concert with Bernardos band. This track eventually became the focal point of much of what was going to happen in Rio. I decided to turn it into a vocal track in Portuguese. Naturally, I needed someone else to take care of the Portuguese text, and I got in contact with the songwriter Renato Frazao. He added words to the tune – and it was titled “Amplidao”. Continue reading