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1, Caxangá 5:04
Music by Milton Nascimento Lyrics by Fernando Brant
2,Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar 5:28
Music by Antônio Carlos Jobim Lyrics by Vinícius de Moraes
3, O-o-h Child 4:32
Music and Lyrics by Stan Vincent
4, Bésame Mucho 4:55
Music and lyrics by Consuelo Velásquez
5, Seduzir 5:05 Music and Lyrics by Djavan
6, O Ronco Da Cuíca 4:09
Music by João Bosco, Lyrics by Aldir Blanc
7, O Bêbado E A Equilibrista 3:51
Music by João Bosco Lyrics by Aldir Blanc
8, Waltz For Debby 5:57
Music by Bill Evans Lyrics by Gene Lees
9, Você E Eu 4:44
Music by Carlos Lyra Lyrics by Vinícius de Moraes
10, You And The Night And The Music 5:05
Music by Arthur Schwartz Lyrics by Howard Dietz

Yuko Ito
(Vocal, Composition and Arrangements)
Helio Alves (Piano 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12)
Edward Perez (Bass 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11)
Alexandre Kautz (Drum and Percussion 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11)
Richard E Miller (Guitar 1, 4, 9, 10)
Oriente Lopez (Flute 1, 4, 10)
Michika Fukumori (Piano and Arrangements 5, 10, 11)
Romero Lubambo (Guitar and Percussion 3, 13)
Luisa Lubambo (Vocal 13)

Recorded at Acoustic Recording By Michel Brorby
Vocal, Guitar Mix and Mastered
at Bass Hit Studio by Dave Darlington
Vocal recorded at
Grand Slam Productions by Willie Ruiz
Photography by Andrew Levine
Design by Toru Yamashita

Produced by Yuko Ito
© 2017, Funny Baby Face Record, New York All rights reserved.
All music arranged by Yuko Ito with great input from the players
except tracks 5, 10, 11 by Michika Fukumori

Seduzir
Yuko Ito on Vocal
Helio Alves on Piano
Edward Perez on Bass
Alxandre Kautz on Drums and Percussions
Romero Lubambo on Guitar 1,7
Steve Wilson on Alto Sax 2,10
Vanessa Falabella on Vocal 1,3,6
Willie Ruiz on Percussions and Vocal 4

Recorded at Acoustic Recording
By Michael Brorby
Vocals and Alto Sax Mix and Mastering
at Bass Hit Studio by Dave Darlington
Vocals and Percussion Recorded
at Grand Slam Productions by Willie Ruiz
Photography by Allan Sachs Ambia
Jacket Design By Sara Pettinella
Produced by Funny Baby Face Record New York
Executive Producer Yuko Ito
Co producer Helio Alves
Funny Baby Face Record, New York All rights reserved.
All Music arranged by Yuko Ito with great input from the players

YUKO ITO
New Album "Seduzir"

Seduzir is Yuko Ito's 4th album collection of Brazilian music by Milton Nascimento, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Djavan, Carlos Lyra and João Bosco. Also great Jazz standards by Bill Evans , Arthur Schwartz, a great Latin classic Bésame Mucho, and 1970 soul music O-o-Child

Oh What a journey to make this album. I had to postpone this recording due to Covid 19. Throughout the process, I encountered numerous challenges and almost gave up on the project. However, I finally completed it! I am particularly fond of the songs with deep meanings and strong messages. These songs mean a lot to me.

Caxangá
When I decided to record this song I felt it needed a strong guitar introduction and back up vocals. Romero crafted an excellent introduction, and Vanessa's commanding voice truly enhanced the song. I am proud of the outcome of this track.

"Quem não é sincero sai da brincadeira correndo pois pode se queimar"
"Those who are not sincere run away from the game because they could get burned."

Seduzir
I adore the lyrics of "Seduzir," especially the opening lines—they possess profound depth. I aim for my audience to truly hear and connect with the lyrics. We opted for a simple arrangement, creating a Bossa Ballad. I hope it resonates with listeners.

"Cantar é mover o dom do fundo de uma paixão seduzir as pedras catedrais coração"
"Singing is moving the gift. From the depths of a passion. Seduce the stones cathedrals heart."

You And The Night And The Music
The lyrics of this song are passionately evocative. We infused Brazilian rhythm Baião into this jazz standard, and it blended seamlessly. I envisioned a stellar saxophone solo for this track, and I am thrilled that Steve Wilson performed on it. Edward delivered a superb bass introduction, while the alto saxophone added a touch of color to the bass and vocal duet in the first section. The band's dynamic performance reached its peak during the alto sax solo, and Steve's passionate playing truly elevated the piece.

"If we must live for the moment, Love till the moment is thru. After the night and the music die will I have you."

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