Patty Ascher- Bossa, Jazz 'n' Samba
Label: ZOHO MUSIC
Patty Ascher vocals Marco Pontes piano Ronaldo Rayol acoustic guitar Roberto Menescal guitar Ubaldo Versolate saxophone & flute Eric Budney bass Nahame Casseb drums
1. SPRINGTIME 2:30, 2. THE SUMMER KNOWS 3:51, 3. GIRLS JUST WANT TO KISS 3:52, 4. BOOKING TIME 2:47, 5. HOW MUCH I CARE 4:45, 6. THE WINTER 3:39, 7. SAUDADE 3:33, 8. SUNRISE 3:17, 9. THE SUN 3:09, 10. TALVEZ 2:59, 11. PELA MANHÃ 3:35
Brazilian singer Patty Ascher has a bachelor's degree in Literature from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, but she always had music in her life: her father Neno was part of a very successful Brazilian band from the 70s, Os Incríveis (The Incredibles). In 2007, Patty released her debut album: Bacharach Bossa Club. The album featured famous Burt Bacharach songs recorded by Patty with bossa nova arrangements and was a best seller at Uol – the biggest internet portal in Brazil. Her first album was released around the world, including the US. In both September 2009 and 2010, Patty performed at Feinstein’s, the exclusive supper jazz club in the Loews Regency Hotel on Park Avenue in Manhattan. On Labor Day 2010, Patty also appeared at legendary comedian Jerry Lewis’ MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Telethon, a 21 hour-long fundraising event which is broadcast from Las Vegas to over 170 stations throughout the US. Patty Ascher’s new album, released in Brazil under the title Deu Jazz no Samba, but in the rest of the world by ZOHO as Bossa, Jazz ‘n’ Samba, is a collection of 11 exquisite songs, with Patty singing both in English and Portuguese. She wrote most of the songs with co-writers Marco Pontes. Many great Brazilian musicians participate in this album, and Patty explains that it is kind of a tribute recording to them. “We have so many talented musicians in Brazil, so we thought about making Bossa, Jazz & Samba as a tribute to these brilliant musicians. For me, it’s an honor to be able to have so many of these incredible players in our team”, says Patty. With the talent, personality and elegance of Dori Caymmi, Amilson Godoy, Jota Morais, Eduardo Lages, Gilson Peranzetta, Aluisio Pontes, Cristovão Bastos - some of the great names, and arrangers who participate in this recording – and Patty’s one-of-a-kind voice, the result is an album filled with pop and jazz, bossa and samba, and a handful of latin ballads.