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New Brazilian Flute Release Bill Mc Birnie & Bruce Jones Release "Grain Of Sand"

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Extreme Flute release Grain of Sand features Bill McBirnie on flute, alto flute and piccolo along with the multi-talented singer-songwriter, Bruce Jones.

Grain of Sand consists of original material in a variety of Brazilian formats incliding improvised flute work and is now available at CDBaby and iTunes.

Early praise for Grain of Sand

“...McBirnie’s brilliant flute technique and sensitive style happily unite with Jones’ diverse skills and genuine gift for songwriting as they demonstrate their shared love for Brazilian music. You will sense the empathy between them immediately, right from the opening track of the album, “Grain of Sand”, where bossa nova is fused with the plaintive melody of traditional Portuguese fado. Flickering like a candle being caressed by the wind, the sound of Bill's flute enchants the listener right from the opening few bars.  And immediately following this tender opening track comes a whirlwind of samba rhythms coupled with hip-hop vocals and yet more flawless flute improvisation on “If I Stay With You”.  Just the two opening tracks portray the scope of moods in the music awaiting you on the rest of the album...”  —LEONID AUSKERN, JazzQuad.ru

“A fine album! I look forward to playing the tracks on Stolen Moments!...” —DAVID BASSKIN, Jazz.FM91, Canada's premier jazz station

Track listing

1. Grain of Sand (Grão de Areia) 4:50
2. Se Eu Fico Com Você (If I Stay With You) 5:03
3. Quando A Chuva Cai (As The Rain Falls) 4:43
4. Izabel (Isabel) 4:06
5. Lembrando Paul Horn (Remembering Paul Horn) 2:08
6. Breque Trio a Trêz (Break Samba Trio for Three) 4:42
7. Carnaval Blue (Blue Carnival) 3:27
8. Vai Bem Devagar (Proceed With Caution) 5:26
9. Cê Tá Com Tudo (You Are Everything) 4:45
10. A Ponte Para Carlton (The Carlton Bridge) 4:35
11. Na Quinta Esquina (On The Fifth Corner) 4:07
12. Motel Cê Que Sabe (...Who Knows Motel...) 5:08
13. Com ou Sem Você, Meu Amor (With or Without You, My Love) 5:16
14. Grão de Areia (Grain of Sand) 3:37

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