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Masha Campagne: Like Water, Like Air

Read "Like Water, Like Air" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Moscow-born/San Francisco-based vocalist Masha Campagne's highly anticipated Like Water, Like Air follows her exciting debut, Caminhos Cruzados--Crossroads (Self Produced, 2007), building on a strong foundation of gorgeous Brazilian music. A devotee of the genre, Campagne continues her longtime association with piano master Weber Iago--a guiding force of her first endeavor and co-producer of this date--in crafting ...

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Masha Campagne: Like Water, Like Air

Read "Like Water, Like Air" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Vocalist Masha Campagne may hail from Moscow and live in San Francisco, but she's a Brazilian at heart. Campagne, who first encountered jazz through her musical grandfather's record collection and performances, left her native land and settled in the Bay Area in the early '90s. She took in all of the aural wonders of the area, ...

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Masha Campagne - Like Water, Like Air - Featuring: Guinga, Hendrik Meurkens, Weber Iago - Set To Release November 6, 2012

Masha Campagne -  Like Water, Like Air  - Featuring: Guinga, Hendrik  Meurkens, Weber Iago - Set To Release November 6, 2012

Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer Moscow-born vocalist Masha Campagne spent her formative years studying cello and piano at the famed Gnessin State Musical College. Her grandfather, Matthew Fayans, an accomplished multi-reed player introduced her to jazz and bossa nova music. Whether attending his shows with the 25-piece Metropole Big Band Orchestra or delving into his extensive LP collection Campagne had a host of early influences, among ...

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Masha Campagne: Cahminhos Cruzados = Crossroads

Read "Cahminhos Cruzados = Crossroads" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

To Masha Campagne, singer of Brazilian music, English as a second language was likely a necessity. However it was not Portuguese, but Russian, that was her native tongue. This new album gives a very good indication of how fluid her Portuguese is as she navigates the very tricky lyrics of Dorival Caymmi's “Doralice," originally sung by ...

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Masha Campagne: Caminhos Cruzados = Crossroads

Read "Caminhos Cruzados = Crossroads" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Almost all jazz artists have an interesting back story, and vocalist Masha Campagne is no exception. Originally from Russia, she began her formal musical education in the classical European tradition with studies in cello and piano at Moscow's Gnessin State Musical College. She was introduced to American jazz via her grandfather's record collection that included albums ...