The samba tradition of Brazil has been updated by producer/composer Rica Amabis. The producer of recordings by SP Funk, Otto, Los Sea Dux, Andrea Marquee, Macao Zumbi, and Walter Franco, Amabis released an album of his electronics-meets-samba compositions, Sambadelic, in 2000. Inspired by the jazz, reggae, and punk rock he heard as a youngster, Amabis studied sound engineering in New York in the early '90s.
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The samba tradition of Brazil has been updated by producer/composer Rica Amabis. The producer of recordings by SP Funk, Otto, Los Sea Dux, Andrea Marquee, Macao Zumbi, and Walter Franco, Amabis released an album of his electronics-meets-samba compositions, Sambadelic, in 2000. Inspired by the jazz, reggae, and punk rock he heard as a youngster, Amabis studied sound engineering in New York in the early '90s.