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Meeco - Beauty of the night (2012) Meeco - Perfume e Caricias (2010) Meeco - Amargo Mel (2009)

Again in this new album, which is now his third, the musicians come from the premier league of black American music. For his album "Beauty of the night", Meeco brought together to the studio in New York along with prominent veterans like Buster Williams, Hubert Laws, Eddie Henderson, Benny Golson, Bennie Maupin and Victor Lewis, young lions like Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter, the vibraphonist Stefon Harris and guitarist Lionel Loueke.  Added to these, some top-notch representatives of the contemporary Brazilian music scene: Eloisia, Jaques Morelenbaum, Romero Lubambo and Zé Manoel.    

The quality of the songs, perfectly polished by mastering legend Bernie Grundman sound fresh and alive. "Beauty Of The Night" is an album that expresses emotions and arouses feelings. Along with Meeco’s romantic chord progressions, we have on the album the Portuguese texts of Brazilian singer Eloisia, known from the "Nouvelle Vague" band, whose enchanting poetry complements his music so fantastically. On the new album she is, for the first time, meeting English, French and Brazilian duet partners like the legendary crooner Freddy Cole, the Salsoul legend Joe Bataan, the actress and singer Jane Birkin, the Brazilian singer Zé Manoel and the highly acclaimed young American vocalist Gregory Porter.

Meeco
Beauty of the night
2012


Songs

CD 1:
1. Refrão de amor (Chorus of love) 5:54
2. Gotas de adeus
(Tears of farewell)
6:17
3. Luzes de flores
(Lights of flowers)
6:03
4. Amor e encantos
(Love and delights)
5:58
5. Refrão de amor (Sad guy) 5:56
6. No fundo do teu silêncio
(In the depth of your silence)
5:50
7. Nua solidão (Bare solitude) 4:25
8. Beleza da noite
(Beauty of the night)
7:58

CD 2 (Remixes by Meister & Meister):
1. No fundo do teu silêncio
(Remix short version)
3:38
2. Gotas de adeus
(Remix short version)
4:13
3. Luzes de flores
(Remix short version)
3:43
4. Amor e encantos
(Remix short version)
4:13
5. Nua solidão (Remix) 6:30
6. Beleza da noite (Remix) 5:58
7. Luzes de flores
(Remix alternate version)
4:54
8. No fundo do teu silêncio
(Remix extended version)
7:43
9. Gotas de adeus
(Remix extended version)
7:58
10. Amor e encantos
(Remix extended version)
5:58
11. Luzes de flores
(Remix extended version)
5:44

MUSICIANS

Eloisia (voc)
Freddy Cole (voc)
Gregory Porter (voc)
Joe Bataan (voc)
Zé Manoel (voc)
Jane Birkin (voc)
Hubert Laws (alto flute)
Eddie Henderson (trumpet)
Benny Golson (tenor saxophone)
Bennie Maupin (bass clarinet)
Kenny Barron (piano)
Lionel Loueke (guitar, voc)
Romero Lubambo (guitar)
Stefon Harris (vibes)
Jaques Morelenbaum (cello)
Buster Williams (bass)
Victor Lewis (drums)

Composed and produced by Meeco

Cello arrangements by Jaques Morelenbaum

Remixes by Meister & Meister

Recorded at Avatar Recording Studios, New York

Mixed by Bryan Smith

Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering


Meeco's new album "BEAUTY OF THE NIGHT" - Behind the scenes