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10/11/2016
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The Music CD Shelf

Uai So
Benji Kaplan
www.benjikaplan.com
$15.00 CD / $9.99 download cdbaby.com

Uai So is a music album by talented composer and guitarist Benji Kaplan celebrating Brazil's rich musical potpourri. Kaplan's Portuguese vocals combine with elements of jazz, samba, forro, and classical Brazilian heritage, in this wonderful expression of a vibrant land and its resilient people. Uai So is a pleasure to listen to, enthusiastically recommended for world music collections. The tracks are "Amargura e Docura", "Uai So", "Lagrimas na Areia", "Chorando ern Oracao", "Rabiscando (Para Guinga)", "Ceu Aberto", "Fuga de Alcatraz (Instrumental version)", "Sempre Mudando", "A Gente se Manifesta", "Valsa da Metropole", "Fuga de Alcatraz (voice and guitar version)", and "Oculos cor de Rosa".