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Mateus, Abelita / Vivenda
Album:Vivenda Collection:World
Artist:Mateus, Abelita Added:08/2017

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-08-10 Pull Date:2017-10-12 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:17 Sep10 Sep3 Sep27 Aug20 Aug13 Aug

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Album Review
Reviewed 2017-08-01 
Brazilian jazz. 50/50 if this should be filed in jazz or world, but world got first dibs. So there! She has that slightly husky alto voice that’s perfect for Brazilian jazz but it’s her piano work that’s the superstar here. Quite a few original tracks, plus some classics. Stylish and low-key, with a nicely sophisticated flair. From Brazil, now based in NYC.

*1. Mostly midtempo w/a late night, sexy kind of sway.
*2. Bright and so fun w/fast vocals & great guitar.
3. Trumpet into to mid/upbeat Jobim composition.
4. Upbeat and sunny jazz instrumental.
5. Introspective ballad w/a small-club feel. Pretty.
*6. Nicely bright Djavan track w/good work from the band.
*7. Mid/uptempo w/stylish, warm vocals.
*8. Another stylish track with a happy sway. Nice.
9. Mid/upbeat jazz instrumental track. Good arrangement.
10. Swaying and stylish love song, good vox & nice solos.
*11. Upbeat and bright, a solid arrangement w/style. Instr.

Track Listing
1.Vivenda 6.Aviao
2.Capim 7.Obi
3.Discussao-Brigas Nunca Mais 8.Pedro Brasil
4.Saudades Do Brasil 9.Amor Ate O Fim
5.Esquinas 10.Accorda Joao
 11.Familia Brandao