Origine du Groupe : North America
Style : Folk , Indie , Bossa Nova , Alternative
Sortie : 2011
"Here's a rarity: An original voice who really is original! Drawing inspiration from all over the map, Maya Solovéy has developed a deep, enchanting sound that's unlike anything else out there right now."
-- Tom Moon, music journalist for NPR, Philadelphia Enquirer, and author of 1000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die.
"Maya Solovéy is an exceptional songwriter, possessed of a voice that is haunting, soothing, and erotic all at the same time. Her music, I'm sure, will change the world."
--Bassy Bob Brockmann, Multiple Grammy winning producer/mixer
On her self titled debut album, I:II, Maya has merged the acoustic/folk songwriting tradition into the territories of pop, bossa nova, and even the high drama of cinematic scoring. Her music is a surprising, yet rational marriage between all these cultures--she sings in Portuguese, Spanish and her native English tongue. As a trilingual songwriter, Maya has trained herself in the art of honesty. She recognizes that certain emotions travel through lyrics that could only work sincerely in Spanish, Portuguese, or English because they fit into the languages’ cultural continuum and poetic tradition. Remarkably, Maya is able to successfully guide her different cultural influences and musical perspectives into a refined and studied genre of her own making.
Maya Solovéy- Songwriter, vocals, 7-string guitar, piano, arrangements, scoring, claps
Eric Maltz- songwriting, keyboards, vocals, and production on "Ring Ring Ring"
Timo Ellis- Ukelele
"Bassy" Bob Brockmann- trumpet, flugel horn
Robert "Chicken" Burke, additional production, drums
Jane Scarpantoni, cello, cello arrangement on "Tonight"
Erik Friedlander, cello
Tracey Bonham- violin
Fred Cash- electric bass
Todd Sickafoose- upright bass
Naren Rauch- electric and acoustic guitars, e-bow
Adam Widoff- guitar
Bashiri Johnson, percussion
Alex Alexander- drums, percussion, claps
Glen Grossman- claps
Eric Gorman- drums
Clark Gayton- trombone
Jim Mcelwaine- bass clarinet
Paul Shapiro- flute, clarinet, tenor sax
Produced by Maya Solovéy and Bassy Bob Brockmann.
Recorded by Bassy Bob Brockmann, Brooklyn, NY
Assistant engineering by Jonathan C. Vergara
Dreamgirls, Touch, The Most, and American Song recorded at The Chapel, Bearsville, NY, with Robert "Chicken" Burke.
Mixed by Bassy Bob Brockmann
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, NY, NY
1.Ring Ring Ring (featuring Eric Maltz) 03:06
2.A Escultura 04:34
5.Eu Vi 04:10
6.The Most 02:19
8.Na Distante 03:48
9.Como Yo Lloro Por Ti 03:16
10.A Vida 01:56
11.American Song 03:04