Bebel Gilberto latest addition to Sony Music Masterworks

“She has successfully blended organic rhythms and electronic elements, defining an international style that reverberates to this day. We’re delighted to welcome her creativity and personality into the Masterworks/Portrait family.” These are the words from Chuck Mitchell, Senior Vice President at Sony Masterworks, USA, after signing Brazilian music icon and innovator, Bebel Gilberto to their imprint Portrait Records.

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Bebel, the daughter of bossa nova legend Joao Gilberto has amassed over 2.5 million album sales worldwide since her debut album Tanto Tempo in 2000. This launched a successful career comprising of four studio albums, film soundtrack contributions and voice acting. Having been surrounded by popular musicians in her childhood along with the influence of her parents she has become one of the most internationally recognized and talented Brazilian musicians of her time.

In collaborating with Sony Music Masterworks Bebel will reunite with Mario C (Beastie Boys, Jack  Johnson) who co-produced her landmark album Tanto Tempo to create and release her first album under the label titled Tudo! The album is scheduled to be released on July 29, 2014 and will coincide with an international tour.