CD Released On: Apr 10, 2007
Released By: Nublu

release description

Wax Poetic's Brasil is the final installment of a three-part series of records from the Nublu founder and bandleader Ilhan Ersahin's Wax Poetic project. Where Wax Poetic's first major release saw Ersahin collaborating with Norah Jones, N'dea Davenport and Saul Williams, Wax Poetic's Brasil brings Ilhan to in body and spirit to South America. On the album he collaborates with Bebel Gilberto, Sabina Sciubba of Brazilian Girls, Otto, Karina Zeviani, Mamelo Soundsystem and Forro in the Dark, making a work not only highlighting the talent within the country's borders but also reflecting its vibrancy and grace.

Tour Dates

July 1st The Yard , Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn

July 2-6th Nublu, NYC

July 7th Montreal Festival



"Futuristic takes on disparate sounds from near and far." — Time Out New York

"Wax Poetic is breaking new ground." — URB