Yexza Lara's 3rd album, inspired on rhythms and melodies from afrovenezuelan, bolivian and brazilian music and on the beautiful landscapes of Bolivia and Tenerife.
Produced along with Sebastián Merlín and Josema Martín.
released May 4, 2017
-Yexza Lara (voice, flute on 1,2,3,4,6, 7 & 9, ethnic flutes on 1, cuatro on 8)
-Iago Marta (electric guitar on 1,2,4,5 & 9, acoustic guitars on 3,5,6 & 10, spanish guitar on 7)
-Alejandro Tamayo (double bass on 3,4,5,6,7,9 & 10, electric bass on 1,2,5, vocals on 1,4 & 5)
-Josema Martín (Drums on 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9 & 10, ethnic percussions on 1,2,4 & 5, cajón on 7)
-Sebastián Merlín (some percussions on 4, Berimbau on 4, afroperuvian cajón on 7)
-Pablo Selnik (Alto flute on 2)
-Félix Rossy (Trumpet on 8)
-Yehosuá Escobedo (Marimba chiapaneca on 9)
-Aarón Barreiro (Vibraphone on 11)
-Núria Martín (violin I on 6)
-Sabina López (violin II on 6)
-Pepi Izquierdo (viola on 6)
-Nuria Galvañ (cello on 6)
All songs written by Yexza Lara, except for:
1 & 3 Yexza Lara & Pablo Selnik
6 Yexza Lara & Bruno Elisabetsky
5 Trad. Afrobolivian, arrangements by Yexza Lara & David Minguillón
8 Simón Díaz
10 Silvio Rodríguez
Album art & Illustrations by Israel A. Díaz
Photo by Carolina Puerta
Produced by Yexza Lara, Sebastián Merlín & Josema Martin.
Everything recorded at Saudade Studios by Dennys Sanz (Granollers) except for:
Ethnic percussions and ethnic flutes recorded at Pullpush studio (Madrid)
Marimba chiapaneca recorded by Sergi Igual (Parets del vallès)
Vibraphone recorded by Roberto Amor (Tenerife)
Mix and Mastering at Saudade Studios by Denys Sanz.
Many thanks to:
all the friends and family who contributed on the crowdfunding and preproduction process, to Josema's, Iago's and Tamayo's families, to Biky, Norman & Engler for their unvaluable friendship, to Emiliano for driving us, to Ernesto Briceño for all the support, to Roberto Amor, Octavio Hernández, Takeo Takahashi, Sergio Díaz, Aarón Barreiro, Josecarlos Machado, Yehosuá Es, Pep Coca, Daniel Díaz Fentanes, Félix Rossy, Pablo Selnik, Josema, Ale Tamayo & Iago for acompanying me on this musical journey; to Miquel Alvarez for providing the doublebass, to Guillem Callejón for providing the spanish guitar and to Juanlu Lara for his valuable musical ideas and the cajón.
Special thanks from the bottom of my heart to my parents, grandmas', my beautiful sisters and to my dear Pablo for all their support, wise advises and inspiration.