News & Reviews
- Thursday, November 15, 2012
Congratulations to Caetano Veloso, an eight-time Latin Grammy winner and two-time Grammy winner, who was celebrated as the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year last night in Las Vegas. Songs from Veloso's catalog were performed by an array of artists and friends of the honoree, including Alejandro Sanz, Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra, Nelly Furtado, and Enrique Bunbury. A portion of the proceeds from the gala will benefit Veloso's chosen charity, Fundación Viva Cazuza in Brazil, as well as The Latin Recording Academy's outreach and education programs. The celebration preceded the XIII Annual Latin Grammy Awards, which will be broadcast live on the Univision Network tonight at 8 PM ET.
- Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Caetano Veloso, an eight-time Latin Grammy winner and two-time Grammy winner, will be celebrated as the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year on November 14 in Las Vegas. Songs from Veloso's catalog will be performed by an array of artists and friends of the honoree. A portion of the net proceeds from the gala will benefit Veloso's chosen charity, Fundación Viva Cazuza in Brazil—a not-for-profit HIV prevention and treatment organization for children and young people—as well as The Latin Recording Academy's outreach and education programs. The celebration will precede the XIII Annual Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place on November 15.
About this Album
Manhattan bossa nova / rock duo Arto Lindsay and Peter Scherer produce; Bill Frisell guest stars. Brazilian legend Veloso, says the New York Times, displays "a singing and songwriting voice that is attuned in an unusually cosmopolitan yet poetic way to the world's musical crosscurrents."
Caetano Veloso, vocals, acoustic guitar (3, 8, 10)
Peter Scherer, keyboards (1-7, 9), drum programming (4-7)
Naná Vasconcelos, percussion (1, 4-7), voice (1)
Tony Lewis, drums (1)
Bill Frisell, guitar (1, 6)
Arto Lindsay, guitar (1, 3-5, 9), speaking (4)
Toni Costa, guitar (2, 9, 10)
Tavinho Fialho, bass (2)
Cesinha, drums (2, 9)
Carlinhos Brown, percussion (2, 4, 9)
Mark Ribot, guitar (4, 7)
Prince Vasconcelos Dubois, percussion (8)
Tavinho Fialho, bass (9)
Produced by Peter Scherer and Arto Lindsay
Recorded and mixed by Roger Moutenot
Additional recording: Francis Manzella
Assistants: Pat Dillet, Paul Angeli, Karen Bohannon at Skyline Studios; Oz Fritz at Platinum Island Studios; Jacaré at Estúdio Transamérica; Jascon Baker at Creative Audio Recording
All songs by Caetano Veloso, except track 5 by Arto Lindsay, Peter Scherer, and Caetano Veloso; track 8 by Carlinhos Brown
Front cover painting by Hélio Eichbauer for the set of teh play by Oswald de Andrade O Rei da Vela, in the production by the Teatro Oficina, São Paulo, 1967; photograph by Pedro Oswaldo Cruz
Graphic design by Luciano Figuieredo
All formats of this album are available from Nonesuch in the United States only.