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From dreaming to dancing... nostalgia to groove... lightness to virtuosity. Be part of this project by contributing! Thank you!

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espelhos: new/nouveau CD + Swami Jr

espelhos… is…

a singer,

another singer,

an accordionist,

a bassist,

and a guitarist …

… playing music together for several years.

 

In this new record we will travel among the group’s own compositions, fado and Portuguese popular music, jazz and Brazilian popular music. Throughout the journey, espelhos leads us from dreaming to dancing, from nostalgia to groove, from lightness to virtuosity.

 

 

The project espelhos (http://www.espelhos.be), was born in Brussels during 2011, is given for ambition of singing and playing poetry in Portuguese language and by the support of many kiss bankers which allowed the making of the first CD, recorded during 2013: espelhos – canções portuguesas.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9HVBg0Ha7o

 

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After some concerts in Belgium, the group made one tour to Portugal and two tours to Brazil.

 

http://youtu.be/MLplGsgp9qA (SESC Sorocaba - BRAZIL - 12 october 2014)

 

The last one took place in the State of Sao Paulo, in 2014, and deserved the participation by great Brazilian musicians in the espelhos concerts, such as guitarist Swami Jr and saxophonist/clarinettist Nailor Proveta.

 

And Now ?

 

These voyages, encounters, concerts and feasts converge towards the willingness of a group’s new album.

 

We would be very pleased to invite the great guitarist, composer and producer, Swami Jr. to participate in this project. Native from São Paulo he is being considered as one of the highly coveted musicians in Brazil and internationally. Swami Jr. collaborates regularly with Omara Portuondo, having produced several artists (Vanessa da Mata, Chico César, Richard Galliano, …). He also pursues a career as soloist.

To be able to invite him to participate in our new project means an exceptional opportunity.  

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5I-pFglPyA

http://www.boranda.com.br/swamijr

 

The first disc espelhoscanções portuguesas  was released at June 2013 thanks to the support of more than 150 persons through a crowd funding initiative.

 

Cristina Rosal and Ana Milena Rocha were the singers accompanied by the musicians Pierre Gillet (Guitar 7 strings and mandolin), Miguel Rosal (Bass and Double bass) and Thibault Dille (Accordion and Accordina).

 

Although native from different countries (Mozambique, Portugal, Germany, Belgium), the members of the group share the same big passion for singing and musical composition.

 

The group “espelhos” exists since 2011, under the initiative from D’ARTE (a non-profit institution under Belgian law) created in 2002 and very active programming concerts and cultural events about the Lusophone music, in Brussels or abroad.

 

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The funds collected through this “crowdfunding” initiative will finance the production costs of the CD, from the studio recording until the final product.

 

The music recording is scheduled to May 2015, with its presentation to September in Belgium and October the same year in Brazil. The final product is expected to be available three months after the recording.

 

Cristina Rosal

 

“I try to sing the words of my places – Mozambique, Brazil and Portugal”.

 

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Ana Milena Rocha

 

“I have already participated in multiple musical projects as a singer. My experience goes from musical comedy to jazz and to more erudite music. I have been always deeply attached to the Portuguese music, which I kept developing during my jazz singing studies in the «Koninklijke Conservatorium Brussel».”

 

 

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Pierre Gillet

 

“I am a Belgium guitar player, passionately fond of Portuguese and Brasilian music both popular and erudite.  I got specialized in seven strings guitar and taking part in intimist or danceable music projects around samba, “choro” and, of course, fado”.

 

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Miguel Rosal

 

Music makes part of my life since childhood. I have a quite rich and varied musical education. I have started with piano, then guitar, nowadays I play bass and double bass. I mainly accompany Portuguese and Latin American music.”

 

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Thibault Dille

 

“I have played music since my childhood. After fifteen years of education in the Academy and Conservatory of Music, covering large variety of music genres from  jazz to international music, to pop, to melodies or electro acoustic music, I performed in concerts in Europe and outside Europe with groups and a broad range of performers.”

 

My involvement and my activities can be found on  www.thibaultdille.com.

 

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Communication/marketing

 

We have been able to address a large audience with our music, thanks to the concerts we have played over the last few years. 

 

We hope to appeal to as many contributors as possible via our Facebook page (3500 likes) and mailinglist (2100 members), through concerts and other events.

 

As soon as we have finalized the new album, we will organise concerts to launch our CD in Belgium and abroad.

 

 

Discography of the participants in this project:

 

·  OAKtree – Well – Home records – 2014  (Thibault Dille)

·  espelhos – canções portuguesas – 2013 – D’ARTE (espelhos)

.  OAKTree – à dos d’âmes – MognoMusic – 2012 (Thibault Dille) ;

.  Toute l’eau de mes rêves – Thierry Hodiamont – Midnight Muse Records – 2011 (Thibault Dille)

.  Parceria – Osman Martins & Pierre Gillet - Mogno Music – 2010

.  Impossible Rêve – LuzChabane Chante Brel – LuzChabane Productions – 2010 (Thibault Dille)

.  Filochards – Culture Et Flonflons Flandres 2009 (Thibault Dille)

.  The Heart Of The Acoustic Guitar Chapter 2 – Fabien Degryse Trio – Midnight Muse Records – 2009  (Thibault Dille)

.  Zatten André – Duo Therain/Dille – Culture et Flonflons Flandres – 2009

.  Eveil aux langues en chansons – Communauté Française de la Belgique – 2004 (Cristina Rosal)

.  Caminhos Iludidos - Fados e Guitarras – Cristina Rosal – D’ARTE /Autrement dit - 2003

 

 

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Allocation of funds

 

 

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The funds collected through this crowd funding initiative(€9987) will support part of the total budget (€12050) of CD production costs - from the studio recording until the final product. In this context, our request is: 

 

Professional recording, mixing and mastering – €4000

Copyright –€710

Artwork – €600 

Pressing of 1,000 CDs + bar code – €1837 

Participation by Brazilian musician Swami Jr. - €2100

8% of project total cost – (5%) KissKissBankBank fees and (3%) banking charges

 

This request for support is the result of our incapacity – as a non-profit organization, not benefiting from any public or private subsidy, working mainly on the basis of volunteer activities – to be able to publish a CD on its own.

 

The support being sought is a lever to ensure the coverage of a significant part of the costs. We expect to be able to pay the remaining ones through promotional activities, including concerts.

 

On occasion the funds raised exceed the total budget (€12050) your donations will be applied to:

- the releasing of more 1000 copies,

- a better communication and divulgation of the project.

 

                      

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Choose your reward

For €1

Thank you! Obrigado!
  • Backers: 2

For €10

you’ll get an invitation to participate to the presentation of the CD (concert in Brussels).
  • Backers: 10
  • Availability: 70/80
  • Delivery September 2015

For €15

you’ll get a copy of the CD
  • Backers: 58
  • Delivery August 2015

For €25

you’ll get two copies of the CD
  • Backers: 35
  • Delivery August 2015

For €55

you’ll get five dedicated copies of the CD
  • Backers: 14
  • Delivery August 2015

For €75

you’ll get five copies of the CD and two invitations to participate to the presentation of the CD (concert in Brussels).
  • Backers: 18

For €140

you’ll get huit copies of the CD and two invitations to participate to the presentation of the CD (concert in Brussels).
  • Backers: 7
  • Delivery August 2015

For €350

your name will be included in the acknowledgement list and recognized as a sponsor. You will furthermore get three dedicated copies and an invitation to participate in the presentation of the CD (concert in Brussels).
  • Backer: 1
  • Delivery August 2015

For €1,000

Special offer to merchants/enterprises/distributors: 100 CDs. Your name, as a sponsor, will be written on the album.
  • Availability: 5/5
  • Delivery August 2015

For €1,000

espelhos will compose a song in your honour or in honour of someone chosen by you.
  • Availability: 3/3
  • Delivery August 2015

For €1,500

one hour concert will be performed to you. This represents just the cachet; concert hall, travelling and daily allowances will be at your charge. Date of the concert subject to the group members’ time availability.
  • Availability: 4/4
  • Delivery April 2015

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