Category Archives: Recording Sessions

Aganjú ~ Music and Spirituaity

  I first heard the song Aganjú on Bebel Gilberto’s album Tanto Tempo. It was written by the Brazilian musician, songwriter and record producer Carlinhos Brown, whose musical style blends tropicália, reggae, and traditional Brazilian percussion. Later, especially the Latin …

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Frances Livings’ Ipanema Lounge ~ New Album Out Soon!

Frances Livings’ Ipanema Lounge I am very excited to announce that we have almost finished recording a new 12-song world jazz album called “Ipanema Lounge”. The songs range from dramatic and emotional, melancholic, to up-tempo, fun and groovy. Atmospherically, the recordings create a …

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When Love Falls Apart and The Beauty of Melancholy

  “A poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley Breaking up with someone you truly loved is one of the hardest things to do. To …

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Songs of the Soul ~ Musical Poetry and its Inspirations

One Sunday, on one of our searches in Los Angeles to find a retreat to relax and quieten the mind, my husband and I paid the Self Realization Center a visit. Dedicated in the 1950’s to the Indian Yogi and …

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