BRAZILIAN BASSIST AND COMPOSER CH STRAATMANN RELEASES NEW SOLO ALBUM
Straatmann invites percussionist Rudson Daniel (Saulo, Luedji Luna/BRA) and releases
the hypnotic album ’11 Dimensions’, inspired by Cuban and African music.
With more than 20 years of career and accumulating an extensive portfolio as a bass player, producer and versatile composer working in Brazil and Europe, CH Straatmann presents his second solo album ’11 Dimensions’. Recorded and mixed in São Paulo 11 Dimensions has 8 instrumental original tracks and presents a fusion of rhythms – in a hypnotic soundscape inspired by Brazilian, Cuban and African music.
The full album available now – with digital distribution by CD Baby for Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and over 150 platforms.
LISTEN TO THE FULL ALBUM HERE:
- Youtube: http://bit.ly/YouTube_11Dimensions
- Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/Soundcloud_11Dimensions
- Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify_11Dimensions
- Deezer: http://bit.ly/Deezer_11Dimensions
- Amazon Music: http://bit.ly/AmazonMusic_11Dimensions
The sound atmosphere of the album is a dialogue between bass (CH) and percussion (played by Rudson Daniel) presenting a contemporary work that transcends borders. All tracks were composed, mixed and mastered by CH. ’11 Dimensions’ was recorded by Nico Paoliello and Pedro Luce at Freak Estúdio in São Paulo/Brazil. The cover art is signed by artist and musician Ayam UBráis.
A Brazilian bass player around the world
Throughout his career, CH has accumulated an extensive musical background, recording dozens of albums and touring throughout Brazil, Argentina and Europe. Among the artists he has worked with are: Ibibio Sound Machine (Nigeria / UK), Nina Miranda (UK), Agustin “El Bola” Carbonell – guitarist for Paco de Lucia (Spain), Down in Splendour (New Zealand / UK), Michele Drees Jazz Tap Project (UK), Veronica Valério (Mexico), Retrofoguetes (Brazil), Cascadura (Brazil).
His music has been played on radio programs such as Radio 1 Belgium (Closing Time World – presented by Zjakki Willems), “Brasil sin escala” ( Argentina), BBC Radio London (UK), Radio Educadora (Brazil), “Brazil Music Exchange” – With Jody Gillett (UK), Worldwide FM – Paul Bradshaw – Straight no Chaser (UK), Sveriges Radio (Sweden). Also featured in magazines such as Bass Musician Magazine (USA), Songlines Magazine (UK).