Carol Bach-y-Rita – “Minha Casa / My House” (2016)
American jazz vocalist produced her new album, Minha Casa / My House. It’s a collection of jazz and samba songs in English and Portuguese. The music selection includes songs by Cole Porter, Guinga, Bill Cantos, Dizzy Gillespie/Eddie Jefferson, Joni Mitchell, Branislaw Kaper, Henry Nemo, Eden Ahbez, and Carol Bach-y-Rita.
Carol Bach-y-Rita has a warm voice that fits well with her repertoire. She also uses her voice as a percussion instruments at times. The instrumental line-up includes a mix of talented American jazz musicians and Brazilian percussionist Dudu Fuentes.
Lineup: Carol Bach-y-Rita on vocals and vocal percussion; Bill Cantos on piano; Larry Koonse on guitar; John Leftwich on bass; Mike Shapiro on drums and percussion; and Eduard “Dudu Fuentes” on percussion duet.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.