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Tristeza e Beleza na Cidade Negra

by Rasheed Ali & Rain People

This hypnotic CD was inspired, composed and recorded in Bahia, Brasil.
Genre: World: Afro-Brazilian
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1. Capoeira Na Itaparica
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2. A Chamada Da Bahia
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3. Tristeza e Beleza
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4. Tambores Da Liberdade
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5. A Linguagem Do Amor
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6. Neguinha, Pretinha
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7. Falar Sem Parar
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8. Na Cidade Negra
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9. Voce Esta Na Bahia
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10. Uma Coisa Boa, Uma Coisa Doida
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11. Amor Na Bahia
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12. Duas Almas Perdidas
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13. Uma Borboleta No Brasil
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14. Beleza
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15. Nao Pode Ser
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16. Fica No Brasil
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17. Na Itaparica
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
“Sadness & Beauty in the Black City”

(Tristeza e Beleza na Cidade Negra) is a musical portrait of Rasheed Ali's three month stay in Salvador da Bahia, Brasil in the fall of 2003.
The Caribbean musician received an Artist-in-Residency Grant from the Sacatar Foundation that allowed him to compose and record this haunting musical work in Brasil.
As Rasheed explains: "This was a very special & rare artistic opportunity for me to actually compose and record a project in another country."

Located in the northeast of Brasil, Salvador is a city that is rich in history & culture. Outside of Africa, it is the city with the largest population of people of African descent. That explains why many Brazilians refer to this treasure trove of African culture as the Black City (Cidade Negra).

On this CD, Ali continues his quest to unite the voices of the African Diaspora. With the unique surdo rhythms of the Blocos Afros providing a sensual foundation, Rasheed delivers his passionate message in Portuguese and English.
"Tristeza e Beleza na Cidade Negra" is a work that is dense and organic. It is music that resonates.

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