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  • CaffeVivaldiCover

    In 2012, we started a regular Wednesday night performance series at the venerable Caffe Vivaldi in New York City’s Greenwich Village. This intimate venue was a place where our recording artists could present new material, revisit old material and interact with each other in different […]

  • Soundbrush SR1032

    The eyes of a visitor change everything — how we look at places we thought we knew so well, how we understand gestures learned long ago, how we deal with the certainties that have always defined what home is. Roger Davidson is no ordinary visitor to […]

  • SB_Temple_Cover

    Eventually, every serious musician wants to lay down music from the soul, music full of heart and spirit, without technical restraint or genre boundaries. For composer and pianist Roger Davidson, Temple of the Soul: Rhapsodies and Meditations is that album.  Produced in New York by […]

  • CarolFredette_CD Cover

    Carol’s follow-up to her stunning EVERYTHING IN TIME (SR 1016) is a collection of witty, knowingly romantic songs. Produced by bassist David Finck, with a crack rhythm section and stellar soloists, the album is a tribute to the joy of love and music.  “Fredette suggests […]

  • Cover Art high res RED SR 1027 copy

    Founded in 1988 by conductor Harold Rosenbaum, The New York Virtuoso Singers has become this country’s leading exponent of contemporary choral music. To celebrate it’s 25th anniversary, the group commissioned America’s leading composers to each write a work, creating a unique panorama of contemporary choral […]

  • Journey To Rio SR 1026

    AVAILABLE NOW Like many Americans, Roger Davidson discovered the bossa nova through the recordings of Stan Getz, and since then, the sounds of Brazil have been especially close to his heart. In four previous CDs – Brazilian Love Song, Bom Dia, Rodgers in Rio, and […]

  • MarkIsaacs_cov_sketchFinal

    “This wonderful cycle is highly inventive and inspiring, accessible to children and adults alike. Very enjoyable and touching!” Vladimir Ashkenazy Mark Isaacs premiered Children’s Songs in 2012 at the Adelaide Festival in South Australia. The suite is one more highlight in the career of a […]

  • HilsenBooklet(new)

    COMING 2014 Set to music by ROGER DAVIDSON and sung in Danish by THE NEW YORK VIRTUOSO SINGERS conducted by HAROLD ROSENBAUM. “Hilsen til Danmark” (Greetings to Denmark) is a collection of 15 poems written and compiled in 1915 through intuitive thought-inspiration. The poems were […]

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    Romance (SR1025)

    The work of  Latin Grammy-winning Argentine composer and pianist Fernando Otero often blurs the line between popular and classical music. Romance, his debut in Soundbrush Records, is unabashedly 21st Century chamber music. This collection of short original compositions, rich in detail but still sized for […]

  • We Remember Helen

    Roger Davidson, Piano David Finck, Bass Lewis Nash, Drums In 2011, Davidson went into the studio to record his newest jazz CD. We Remember Helen is a salute to the legendary producer and manager Helen Keane, whose encouragement helped give Davidson the confidence to pursue […]

  • Soundbrush SR1023

    Gustavo Bergalli, trumpet Nicolas Enrich, bandoneon Abel Rogantini, piano Pablo Aslan, bass Daniel “Pipi” Piazzolla, drums In 1959, Astor Piazzolla, then living in New York City, assembled a quintet of studio musicians and recorded Take Me Dancing. It was to be the birth of jazz […]

  • Soundbrush SR1022

    Universal Sacred Music Vol.2 Recorded at the 2008 and 2010 Festival of Universal Sacred  Music in New York City. These choral works were selected among hundreds  that were submitted for participation in the Festival. Conductor Harold  Rosenbaum is a leading choral conductor, renowned worldwide for […]

  • Soundbrush SR1021

    Universal Sacred Music Vol. 1 Recorded at the 2008 and 2010 Festival of Universal Sacred Music in New York City. These choral works were selected among hundreds that were submitted for participation in the Festival. Conductor Harold Rosenbaum is a leading choral conductor, renowned worldwide […]

  • Soundbrush Records SR1020

    On the Road of Life,  the collaboration between pianist and composer Roger Davidson and trumpeter, composer and bandleader Frank London, comprises 12 original Davidson compositions inspired on the Klezmer tradition. Klezmer, originally an instrumental music tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe, is mostly […]

  • Soundbrush Records SR1019

    French composer Michel Legrand has written some of the most memorable romantic music on film. Many of his songs have long since become jazz and pop standards. In Umbrellas and Sunshine, pianist and composer Roger Davidson and bassist David Finck offer a deeply original, intimate […]

  • BrazilianLoveSong

    Pianist Roger Davidson’s repertory as a composer ranges from chamber music and symphonic and choral works to songs in Afro-Caribbean and Latin American styles, and from straight-ahead jazz to Klezmer music and children’s songs. Featuring eighteen original compositions, including bossa novas, sambas and chorinhos, Brazilian […]

  • FuerzaMilonguera

    Raúl Jaurena is one of the world’s premier performers of the bandoneón, the button squeezebox that is the quintessential tango instrument. His Soundbrush recording Te Amo Tango, which featured many of his own innovative New Tango compositions, won a 2007 Latin Grammy Award. It was followed […]

  • Everything SR1016

    In Everything in Time, her long-awaited return to recording after a decade’s absence, veteran New York jazz singer Carol Fredette is at her peak, singing a repertoire that blends classic American and Brazilian pop-jazz. A musicians’ singer, Carol has spent her career performing with the […]

  • pasion por la vida

    Pasión por la Vida is an album of original tangos by pianist and composer Roger Davidson, performed in a duet with Soundbrush’s Latin Grammy Award-winning Raúl Jaurena on bandoneón. This is Davidson’s third album of tangos, but his first featuring a program comprised entirely of […]

  • music of venezuela

    Marco Granados is known for playing some of the most challenging music ever written for the flute, and much of it comes from his native Venezuela. Its wealth of local rhythms – some of them head-spinningly complex caught his fancy, and he’s devoted years to […]

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    Bom Dia (SR 1013)

    In Bom Dia (Portuguese for “good day”), pianist and composer Roger Davidson sets his own songs to a wide range of samba rhythm, from the expansive, percussive Carnaval style to the intimate whisper of bossa nova. Featuring Brazilian master drummer Paulo Braga and the exceptional […]

  • Future Day

    Future Day (SR 1012)

    One of today’s most versatile and in-demand bassists, David Finck has developed into an impressive composer, arranger, and producer. Future Day (Soundbrush Records), his debut CD as a leader, is a superb 12-song set including compositions by Wayne Shorter (Black Eyes), Cedar Walton (Firm Roots), […]

  • Sweet Guitar

    Sweet Guitar shines an overdue spotlight on an artist who has spent most of his career enhancing the work of others. Maybe you heard him playing throughout Elliot Goldenthal’s Oscar-winning soundtrack for Frida, or accompanying Placido Domingo in a recording of Die Fledermaus made in […]

  • A night in the old marketplace

    A NIGHT IN THE OLD MARKETPLACE is a collection of 21 songs by Klezmer giant Frank London with lyrics by Glen Berger. Performed by an array of stars including Manu Narayan, Lorin Sklamberg, They Might be Giants, Susan McKeown, and Craig Weddron, this extraordinary score […]

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    Te Amo Tango (SR 1009)

    Winner of the 2007 Latin Grammy for Best Tango Album, Te Amo Tango features the talented Sinopus String Quintet from Uruguay, pianist Octavio  Brunetti and vocalist Marga Mitchell. The album is a showcase of Raul Jaurena’s talent not only as a bandoneon player but as a composer and […]

  • Pensando SR1008

    With its dreamy melodicism and throbbing percussion,the bolero may be the most romantic of all South American dances. Roger Davidson, the versatile, feverishly prolific composer-pianist, has assembled some of the most outstanding Latin music recording artists to make this album inspired by his love of […]

  • Ten to twelve

    The story of this album starts with the late Helen Keane, whose place in Jazz history is secure as the producer and manager of Bill Evans. In 1987, she heard classical pianist/composer Roger Davidson performing one of his own concert pieces and encouraged him to […]

  • Bingo

    Bingo (SR 1006)

    SOUNDBRUSH RECORDS proudly presents BINGO – Songs for Children in English with Brazilian and Caribbean Rhythms. Arranger and pianist Roger Davidson formed BINGO, an ensemble of leading Jazz musicians, to breathe new life into cherished childhood tunes. In addition to Brazil’s legendary Paulo Braga and […]

  • Ancient Voyage

    Roger Davidson and Susan de Camp are a gifted American couple based in upstate New York. Davidson is a pianist/composer whose experience spans the Classical, Jazz and World Music genres. Compositions include “Missa Universalis II”, which was premiered in Boston by Musica Sacra; “Unispace” (for […]

  • RodgersInRio SR1004

    “Brazilian legendary drummer Paulo Braga joins David Finck and Roger Davidson in the trio’s ode to Richard Rodgers. “With a decidedly different twist on this program of favorite Richard Rodger tunes, pianist Roger Davidson turns them into gala Sambas and Bossa Novas. Celebrating the work […]

  • Amor por el Tango

    The tango’s mystique lives on, attracting musicians as diverse as the two stars of this CD. Roger Davidson is a New York-based pianist and composer of orchestral and choral works, jazz, and world music. Argentine native, Pablo Aslan is a gifted bassist and director of […]

  • missa_cover

    Missa Universalis means “Universal Mass” in the Latin language. The three masses on this recording, for mixed chorus a capella, were written between 1984 and 1992. They are masses because they derive from Catholic liturgy, and are universal because of the message that there is […]

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    Lost in Bliss (USM 1004)

    Recorded live at the First Festival of Universal Sacred Music, NYC October 2005 Raga Kalyan, an evening raga, conveys calmness of mind and self-realization, and is played in four parts: Alaap – Playing of the Raga without the accompaniment of the table. Slow Gat – […]

  • Deepak cover

    Sacred songs of universal love and devotion for male vocals, harmonium, and small instrumental/vocal ensemble, based on the writings of 14th century Indian poet Kabir and featuring well-known vocalist Deepak Kumar Pareek.Four poems by the great poet Kabir are sung with great range, subtlety, and […]

  • cunio cover

    “The Thread of Life was presented as part of the second Festival of Universal Sacred Music in November 2006. In mid 2006 I had finished a commission for the Festival and the option of a separate concert for the upcoming festival was discussed with the […]