From the vibrant rainforests of Brazil comes a breathtaking album that captures the heart and soul of the country's rich musical heritage. "Espíritos da Floresta Amazônica" by the master percussionist Café (Edson da Silva) invites you on a sonic journey through the depths of the Amazon, unveiling its myriad colors and textures in a symphony of percussion.
Born and raised in Sao Paulo Villa Maria, Café (Edson da Silva) has devoted his life to the study and performance of Brazilian percussion. Having performed with some of the most renowned artists in his native country and around the world, such as Djavan, Stevie Winwood, Gilberto Gil, Herbie Mann, Harry Belafonte, Roberta Flack, Randy Brecker, David Byrne, Mick Jagger, and Chico Buarque de Holanda, Da Silva has built a reputation as a master of his craft.
As you immerse yourself in the lush soundscape of "Espíritos da Floresta Amazônica," you'll be transported to the heart of the Amazon, where the vibrant colors of the flora and the enchanting calls of the fauna create a living symphony. This album is more than just a collection of percussion tracks; it is a testament to the beauty and power of nature and the boundless creativity of Café Edson da Silva. Let the spirits of the Amazonian forest envelop you and carry you away on a journey unlike any other.
To further enhance the authenticity and depth of the listening experience, the entire album was recorded using a ribbon microphone and a tube microphone preamp. These high-quality recording tools lend a warmth and richness to the sound, capturing the intricate nuances of da Silva's percussion and the vibrant atmosphere of the Amazon. The result is a remarkably realistic and natural sonic representation, allowing the listener to fully immerse themselves in the world of "Espíritos da Floresta Amazônica."
Like all Audiophile Society recordings, you can obtain Espíritos da Floresta Amazônica in either The Hi-Res PCM Package (which includes a 192/24 ALAC speaker mix, a 96/24 ALAC headphone mix, & a DSD speaker mix) or The DSD & 48/16 Package (which includes a DSD speaker mix, a DSD headphone mix, a 48/16 WAV speaker mix, and a 48/16 WAV headphone mix), all in Mega-Dimensional Sound™