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Boa Vida

by Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon

A musical journey with the sounds of Brazil & Argentina, and a twist of jazz at every turn.
Genre: World: South American
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Baiananga (feat. Dan Robbins)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
3:18 $0.99
2. Samber
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:14 $0.99
3. Boa Vida (feat. Dan Robbins & Ittai Rosenbaum)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:11 $0.99
4. Samba d'Aeva (feat. Dan Robbins & Michaelle Goerlitz)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:02 $0.99
5. Chacarera del Bien y del Mal (feat. Hugo Wainzinger & Ale De Marinis)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
5:03 $0.99
6. Cecilia (feat. Zack Pitt-Smith, Kevin Di Noto & James Shearer)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:44 $0.99
7. A Dança das Capivaras (feat. Yoni Rosenbaum)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:41 $0.99
8. Milonga del Forajido (feat. Ale De Marinis)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
6:02 $0.99
9. I Remember (feat. Zack Pitt-Smith, Kevin Di Noto & James Shearer)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:00 $0.99
10. Selective Memory (feat. Slim Heilpern)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
3:12 $0.99
11. Agogô (feat. Michaelle Goerlitz)
Pablo Riviere & Vivian Simon
4:22 $0.99
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Album Notes
Original instrumental music featuring Pablo Rivière on guitar and Vivian Simon on flute, with special guests on percussion/drums, double bass, piano, saxophone, clarinet, and harmonica. Brazilian, Argentinean, and jazz styles with rhythms of baião, marcha rancho, chacarera, milonga, choro, and a jazzy samba. Additional surprises of crystal bowls and a batucada.

Zack Pitt-Smith: clarinet on #6; alto saxophone on #9
Dan Robbins: bass on #1, 3, 4
Michaelle Goerlitz: percussion on #4, 7, 11
Ale de Marinis: percussion on #5, 8; effects on #2, 4, 10
Hugo Wainzinger: classical guitar on #5
Ittai Rosenbaum: piano on #3
Yoni Rosenbaum: piano on #7
Slim Heilpern: chromatic harmonica on #10
Kevin Di Noto: drums on #6, 9
Jim Shearer: bass on #6, 9
Pablo Rivière: whistle on #1 and drum/percussion loop edits on #1-4, 7, 10, 11
Celso Alberti & The Loop Loft: drum/percussion loops & sounds
Pablo Riviere: Godin Multiac, Kremona classical, and Fender Telecaster guitars.
Vivian Simon: Haynes flute and Gemeinhardt alto flute.

Songs #1-6, 8, 9, and 11 composed by Pablo Rivière
Songs #7, 10 composed by Vivian Simon & Pablo Rivière

Arrangements: Vivian Simon & Pablo Rivière.
Production, Recording, Art & Design: Pablo Rivière.
Mixing: Pablo Rivière and Celso Alberti at C.A. Studios, Oakland, CA.
Mastering: Celso Alberti.

Ale de Marinis recorded and mixed by Martin Jota Yubro at LeChateau Studio, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Hugo Wainzinger recorded at HeartStrings Studio, MountainView, CA.
Slim Heilpern recorded at Soundpost Productions, Aptos, CA.

Thank you Barbara Perry for the crystal bowl and chime sounds used on track #8!
Thank you Bill Cawthorne for your participation in the creation of track #2!



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On my first listening, i found Boa Vida to be lovely, laid back, interesting. Upon further listening, i started grasping the complexity and intrigue. and it continues to grow on me.