– The lightness of the Bossa Nova guitar, the singing Latin bass, the drifty percussion, the warm sound of the sax and the exotic of the Portuguese...Read Biography
The lightness of the Bossa Nova guitar, the singing Latin bass, the drifty percussion, the warm sound of the sax and the exotic of the Portuguese language are combined impressively in the band REA SOM.
Ever since she spent a summer in Brazil, the singer Rea Hunziker has been fascinated by the country, its music and culture, so she founded the band REA SOM. Sebastian Pietrowiak the guitar player from Freiburg (D), the bass player Gianluca Giger born in Chur (CH), the Ecuadorian Freddy Benitez playing percussion and Nino Wenger the alto-sax player from Zurich (CH) belong to the multicultural quintet.
The band is purely devoted to Brazilian music – Bossa Nova, Samba and Latin Jazz – and is based on great composers of Brazil music as Antônio Carlos Jobim, Gilberto Gil and Elis Regina. The music goes from the untroubled awareness of life at the Praia de Itaúnas to the spirited and busy town of carnival Rio de Janeiro. REA SOM inspires with rhythm, lightness, sun and plenty of passion…
It’s music - that empowers laugher, music - that you fall in love with, music – that you dance to, music – you can simply enjoy!