Italian drummer and composer Alessandro D'Aloia has performed with international artists Mike Stern, Karen Jones, Jerry Korman, Clem Aschford, Karl Potter, Alcione, Elza Soares, Salome da Bahia, Abdalla Mohamed, Aki Montoya, Tete' e Sara Alhinho. In Italy, he toured with Edoardo de Angelis, Gianluca Guidi, Righeira, Baraonna, and Schola Cantorum. In addition, Alessandro's collaborations have been featured on TV channels like Rai Uno, Rai Tre, Rai Educational, and Canale 5. His music includes Ethnic, Funk, and Jazz style, with a section of Odd Grooves, and fun beat and loops.
Alessandro D'Aloia's "Capoeira Song" is the winner of our Editor's Choice Award for February, 2012.
Capturing the heart and rhythm of Brazil, it evokes the simple and pure beauty of Brazilian dance, rhythm and singing in one earthy, fun song.
Alessandro D'Aloia boasts thirty years of experience in music business, with a substantial discography and various publications in specialized magazines and websites about his winning project, "Brazilian Ethno Drumming." Alessandro's specialty is a drums minus-one method, published by Bemolle Music Publishing, and adapted by many drummers to enhance their music and make it more exciting for TV, Film, Documentary and all new media applications.
A very special, and genuine, vocal track in a Gipsy style called Rumba Flamenca (like Gipsy Kings), all played by acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, drums, a cajon as a percussion and a Gitan male voice; the speed is medium fast and perfect for jingle, documentary, and movie. Male Vocals, Latin Music,, Male Vocals, Latin, Spanish Music
Very original Brazilian percussions ensemble, playing batucada like at the Brazilian Carnival. Rio de Janeiro excitement, marching bands, steel drums, costumes, street festival, magical fun. Travel Channel, tourism, corporate video, dancing, fashion, catwalk. Stirring, great beats, hot exotic sexy, Instrumental, Drums, Latin Drums
A very special Brazilian groove called samba reggae (from Salvador da Bahia - North - East of Brazil), with drums, percussions, and synth atmospheare, at 104 bpm. Perfect for music production of jingle, movies and documentary. Instrumental, Drums, Latin Drums
Winner of our Editor's Choice Award for February 2012, this song captures the heart and rhythm of Brazil in one earthy, fun song. Feel the pure essence of Brazilian dance, rhythm and singing!
Very special afro brazilian dance called Capoeira, so intense feeling played by a percussions ensemble, berimbao and claps, male voice singing a theme, and a choir. Perfect for commercial, documentary or movies. Male Vocals, Brazilian, Maracatu
Africa Mapouka, Logoby, style, from Coite D'Ivore, with an ensemble played by a male voice, and a instrumental band. Very funny and easy to listen. Very usefull for documentary, movie and jingle. Male Vocals, African, Cote d'Ivoire
African Mapouka, Logoby, style, with an ensemble played by a male voice, percussions, and a sound of synth; very funny and easy to listen, very good for documentary, jingle, and movie. Male Vocals, African, Cote d'Ivoire
Very interestring song from cabo verde, very fun and happy, with a male vocal, and an enselble with drums, bass, guitar and synth. Very good for, commercial, documentary and movies,, Male Vocals, African, Cape Verde
Italian song in Mediaevo (Middle Ages) style with a male voice, percussions and ancient instruments. Exciting, vibrant and lively. Big celebration, feast, street festival. Traditional, families, children, happy event or party. Uplifting and great fun. Male Vocals, European, Italy
Rock Atmospheare track, instrumental with an ensemble of: electric guitar, electric bass, and drums. The bpm is a mediun velocity, and it's played with a good energy. Very good for, jingle, movie action, and documentary. Instrumental, Rock, Rock Fusion
Very interesting composition in odd a groove of 15/8, played by a loop of marimba, as a percussion sequence, and an instrumental ensemble. Perfect for documentary, movie or jingle. Instrumental, New Age, Ethnic Fusion
Ballad track, with an atmospheare very relaxed with an ensemble of acustic guitar, drums, electric freetlas bass, and a pad synth. There is a theme, and a guitar solo, really good for documentary, jingle and romantic movies. Instrumental, Jazz, New Age Jazz
Very special Vocal female tune, in english language, very sensual and passionate; beautifull synth atmospheare, with an intro, a theme and a solo of sax. Perfect for Jingle, movies and documentary music. Female Vocals, New Age, New Age Electronic
Very soft sound played by an acoustic jazz trio with: piano, drums, and acoustic bass; sweet, relaxed and easy listening atmosphere, with a medium time speed; very good for jingle, movies, and documentary. Instrumental, Jazz, Nu Jazz
Very interestring composition, with a nice atmospheare, where a duff drum and a synth pad, play at the intro, with a female voice singing, and a solo of soprano sax at the end. Perfect for documentary, movie and jingle. Female Vocals, Asian, Asian
A very special and genuine vocal track, in a Gipsy style called Rumba Flamenca (like Gipsy Kings), played by an ensemble: acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, drums, a cajon as a percussion and a Gitan male voice; the speed is slow, and it's perfect for jingle, documentary, and movie. Male Vocals, Latin, Spanish Music
Very interestring Composition from Egypt folk dance, played by adrum called duff (as a percussion), voices, and a breath, with two kinds of velocity. Very usefull for documentary, movie and jingle. Male Vocals, Middle East, Middle-East
Something ain't right here! Freaky feeling there's something going wrong! Funk groove track, edgy disturbing atmosphere played by an ensemble of Synth, Tabla, Sitar, in a medium 4/4 time and talking natives. Intricate mystery, tension growing! Action thriller, tribal exotic dramatic adventure movie, Instrumental, Action, Impending Tribal
Very special track, with an intro of saxophone, a female voice singing in english language, and a male voice singing in arabic language, also a great ensemble playing a middle-estern groove. Perfect for movies, documentary and commercial music. Mixed Vocals, Middle East, Middle-East
Very famous Italian atmosphere, called tarantella; groove and very animated dance, with an ensemble played by a drum, a string instrument and a clarinet. Perfect for documentary, movie, or jingle. Instrumental, European, Italy
Track based upon a polka that is a tipical fast groove from East Europe, with a tipical ensemble of: drums, acoustic bass, acordeon, and clarinet. Very good for, documentary, jingle, and movies. Instrumental, East European, Balkans
Very special song, with a female (singing in english language) and a male voice (singing in arabic language); drums and percussions plays an ethnic groove. Perfect for documentary, movie, or jingle. Mixed Vocals, Middle East, Middle-East
Special Chinese march, regal, cheerleading, with only Chinese percussions orchestra. Cinematic, exciting, emotional, tribal, festive. Street festival, celebration, street fair, New Years Eve party, parade, commercial, tourism, travel channel, romantic comedy, family children parade. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Very interestring and sperimental track, with a Clock sound, mixed in a Synth and Digeridoo sound atmosphery; very usefull for tension and adventure movies, commercial and documentary. Instrumental, Dramatic, Clock Music
A mix of style, with digeridoo, percussions, drum, of a deep and mistic intensity, and a very special sensual African female voice; perfect for documentary, commercial, movie, jingle, or video game. Female Vocals, African, African Traditional
Very special song, based upon a brazilian groove called Maracatu';the instrumental ensemble is made by: drums, percussions and flute, with a medium speed. Good for documentary, movie and jingle music producion. Instrumental, Brazilian, Maracatu
Very special Capoeira song, played only by tradicional brazilian percussion instruments: berimbau, pandeiro, caxexe', claps, and atabaque. Very good for, movie, jingle, and documentary's music production. Instrumental, Brazilian, Capoeira
Classical Medioevo (Middle Ages) Italian song with an elegant and dramatic female vocal and strings only. Cinematic, atmospheric, beautiful. Passionate Concert or Broadway performance. Epic Romantic Blockbuster movie or TV production. Travel Channel, operatic aria. Tender, touching and powerful, Female Vocals, European, Italy
Song based upon two Afro - Brazilian styles called: Forro' and Maxixe; medium speed, with an ensemble of: drums, brazilian percussions, folk guitar, and a male voice. Perfect for jingles, documentary, and movies. Male Vocals, Brazilian, Forró BXXX
Very nice singing in a folk style from Cabo Verde with a sexy, lush female vocal and acoustic ensemble. Exotic, mellow, romantic drama, travel channel, elegant and dreamy. Beautiful and exciting. Club, lounge, hotel bar, tourism, high fashion, rich lifestyles, guilty pleasures. Female Vocals, African, Cape Verde
Very special song based upon an Afro Brazilian rythym called Maracatu', with percussions, drums, and flute instruments, very good for documentary, movie and commercial music. Instrumental, Brazilian, Maracatu
One of a rhythms of Capoeira dance (like Samba de Roda), played by tradicional brazilian percussion instruments: Berimbau, Pandeiro, Caxexe', and Atabaque, with a male voice singing in an Africa slang; Medium speed, and very good for movie, documntary or jingle's music production. Instrumental, Brazilian, Capoeira
Very spacial African folk song from Ivory Cost groove called sucus, with an electric guitar and percussion riff, and a female folk voice; very good for documentary, commercial, jingle or move. Female Vocals, African, Cote d'Ivoire
Great song in a Brazilian music style colled Forro'; the ensemble is formed by: drums, percussions, acordeon, and classic guitar. Great for movie, commercial, and documentary. Instrumental, Brazilian, Forró BXXX
Mysterious percussions orchestra, gamelan, digeridoo, cymbals effects, a female voice, and synth atmospheare. Dark, edgy, exotic with a powerful sense of danger. A male asks several questions, "Don't I know you?" At 3:03 a haunting flute appears and big drums, female sings to intense tribal beats. Female Vocals, Asian, Thai Folk
Very special song baed upon an Egypt folk rhythm called Matsoum, that is played by a special drums kit; beautiful atmosphere, with darbukka, as a percussion instruments, and an insert of female voice with an acoustic guitar solo. Female Vocals, Middle East, Egypt
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