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
(FEBRUARY 2012) 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
Original Bossa Nova drums loop, played by stiks at 60 bpm; 4 bars played on hi-hat, 4 bars on cymbal, and 4 bars on hi-hat again. Good for, jingle, movie and documentary. Drum Loops, Bossa nova loops, Drum Loops,
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
Original samba drums loop at 100 bpm played by sticks; 4 bars snare drums, 4 bars cymbals, and 4 bars snare drums, all played with a perfect brazilian feel, good for jingle, movie and documentary. Drum Loops,
Special drums loop in country style, played by brushes on snare drum, bass drum, and hi-hat; speed of 120 bpm, and 4 bars of lenght; perfect for jingle, action movie, comedia, or documentary. Drum Loops,
Special drums loop in country style, played by snare drum (with a rim-shot accent), bass drum, and hi-hat; speed of 120 bpm, and 2 bars of lenght; perfect for jingle, action movie, comedia, or documentary. Drum Loops, Country loops, Drum Loops,
Original loop of a folk brazilian percussion instrument called Berimbau, that is used in the capoeira meeting; two bars with time speed of 94 bpm, perfect for jingle, documentary or movie music production. Achromatic Percussion, Berimbau
Very rare track of a Brazilian groove called Samba Reggae (caming from Bahia area), just played by drums with a special drums kit; Time track of 2: 17 m ALL BEATTED to 100 BPM !! Perfect to make music for jingle, documentary, or moves. Drum Loops,
Special drums loop in country style, played by snare drum, bass drum, and hi-hat; speed of 120 bpm, and 2 bars of lenght; perfect for jingle, action movie, comedia, or documentary. Drum Loops, Country loops, Drum Loops,
Very special Track based upon a Marimba Riff, with a tabla, gamelan and Drums sound, and a basic odd metric of 15/8. Very usefull for Adventure, dramatic and mistery moves. Instrumental, Action, Theme Crime
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
Track with a tipical jazz ensemble trio (Drums, Bass, Guitar); Latin - Jazz atmosphere, a medium speeed not so aggressive, very delicate, great for jingle, documentary, and movies. Instrumental, Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music
This track is a mix of a funk groove with a gipsy groove; the atmosphere is evidencied from a synth sound elecrtic bass riff, and a percussion riff. Very good for adventure, action, drammar movies, and documentary. Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Great track based upon a gipsy groove mixed with a funk groove; so that the ensamble is drums, percussion and an electric bass riff; usefull for adventure, action, and suspance movies. Instrumental, New Age, Ethnic 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
Christhmas song, very fun and played by chromatic percussions instruments: Marimba, Vibes, and Glokenspiel. Very happy, and fun music for jingle, movies and documentary. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Acoustic
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, Flamenco
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