Out of the Past – Official Video

‘Out of the Past’ Official Video Now on YouTube In the second day of lockdown in Lisbon, mid March 2020 I was walking into my shower at home when an impulse stopped me, made me grab my go to knockabout guitar and I sat down and wrote this song and the lyrics in real time.…

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Tudo Bem Tudo Bom – Official Video

‘Tudo Bem Tudo Bom’ Official Video Now on YouTube Check out the video I made for my latest single release ‘Tudo Bem Tudo Bom’. This is a song I wrote just a few weeks before going into the studio to record my second album A New Kind of Fool. It was one of those moments…

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‘A New Kind of Fool’ Official Lyric Video

‘A New Kind of Fool’ Official Video Now on YouTube Check out the video I made for my latest single release ‘A New Kind of Fool’. Inspired by the late 70s early 80s songs my Marcos Valle & Leon Ware and my decades long love of what we used to call FM music, these days…

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‘Daisy’ Official Video Now on YouTube

‘Daisy’ Official Video Now on YouTube Check out the video I made for my latest single release ‘Daisy’. 1970s samba soul inspiration… Play Daisy on Bandcamp.com A New Kind of Fool by Gary Corben Sign up for News & Special Promos Please enter a valid name. Please enter a valid email address. Send me news!…

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Tudo Bem Tudo Bom on Kev Beadle’s Mind Fluid (Embed)

‘Tudo Bem Tudo Bom’ First Radio Play First radio play of Tudo Bem Tudo Bom from A New Kind of Fool on Totally Wired Radio with Kev Beadle. Kev’s Tracklist Menagerie – Free Thing (Freestyle) The Motion Collective – Zagara (Una Mas) (A.MA) Takeshi Nakazato ft Luisito & Roberto Quintero – Pista Libre (Ten Lovers…

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A New Kind of Fool – Cover Reveal!

Cover Reveal – A New Kind of Fool It took me more than 25 years to make my debut Gods in Brasil, but only a few short months to record a second follow up. Covid19 kind of delayed the release but on the 1st anniversary the new album will be available shortly on Bandcamp. The…

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Dom Salvador Trio Mocambo 1966 Translated Liner Notes

Dom Salvador Trio – Mocambo – 1966 Liner Notes In 2002 I reissued Dom Salvador Trio, the rarest of the two Mocambo albums made by the legnedary pianist and composer. My friend Jose Domingo Raffaelli wrote the original liner notes so it made sense for me to just translate them for the Whatmusic reissue. The…

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Sometimes – New Single Out Now

Sometimes Gary Corben Artwork

Sometimes – New Single Out Now Gary’s Second Single From His Follow Up Album Out Now Sometimes by Gary Corben ‘Sometimes’ is a song I wrote in 1993 before moving to Rio. At the time I was listening to a lot of what my friends and I called FM albums (these days AOR or Yacht…

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The Story of José Ignacio & Avolta Brazilian Grooves

Gary Corben Presents Avolta Brazilian Grooves

The Story of José Ignacio & Avolta Brazilian Grooves “In 2004 Podcasts were small, local, personal, about cool stuff, anti-capitalist and above all they were to contain absolutely no copyright material whatsoever…” The cover art for the 2004-6 Avolta Brazilian Grooves Podcast In the early days of podcasts copyright music was a no-no… Back in…

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The Quiet Englishman – Whatmusic Part 2

The Quiet Englishman – Whatmusic Part 2 A long lost interview in Brazilian press from 2002 about Whatmusic Part 1 can be found here “Ed Motta is one of those rare people who knows everything there is to know about the world he lives and works in.” Ed Motta & Charles Gavin in 2012 with…

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