Chris Wells

Since graduating from the Guildhall School of Music And Drama, Chris has recorded and performed with Paul McCartney, Luciano Pavarotti, Carla Bley & Steve Swallow, Robert Plant, Andy Sheppard, Bryn Terffyl, Randy Brecker, Karl Jenkins, London Sinfonietta, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, as well as on numerous film soundtracks, television and radio broadcasts. Specialising in Brazilian music, Chris's debut solo album "Pra Sempre" featured Ivan Lins, Coro do Batacotô, Mestres da Bateria da Mangueira, Téo Lima, Sizão Machado. His new quartet, AZUL, includes Walmir Gil, Webster Santos, and Charlie Wood. Chris recently composed and performed a new Worldwide advertising campaign for Grendene. He has also formed MOOPHONIX RECORDS. www.chriswellsmusic.com

Title Track Length Description Composers Controls
Reflections In Gold 2:59

Plaintive theme with string rhythms. A backdrop to events and stories of great achievement.

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Reflections In Gold 30 0:31

Plaintive theme with string rhythms. A backdrop to events and stories of great achievement.

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Reflections In Gold sting 0:09

Plaintive theme with string rhythms. A backdrop to events and stories of great achievement.

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Berimbau 1:54

Berimbau led easy groove. Trance like feel.

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Samba Para Te 1:44

Energetic samba shuffle with electric piano.

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Samba Para Te (perc only) 1:38

Energetic samba shuffle.

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Xote 1:32

Polka style dance with accordion.

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Xote (perc only) 1:32

Mesmeric percussion version.

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Afro Brazilian 1:48

Afro-Brazilian groove with piano and marimba.

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Afro Brazilian (perc only) 1:48

Afro-Brazilian percussion groove.

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Batida De Coco 1:48

Smooth bossa nova with electric piano and bass.

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Batida De Coco (perc only) 1:48

Percussion only bossa nova rhythm.

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Samba Reggae 1:59

Exciting modern carnival rhythm from Bahia.

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Piano Samba 1:35

Modern samba dance with piano.

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Montuno 1:20

Syncopated Cuban style track, with piano.

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Montuno (perc only) 1:18

Percussion only version of Cuban track.

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Old Samba 1:57

Old style samba featuring cuica.

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Frevo 1:38

Frantic carnival procession band. March.

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Maracatu 1:40

Drum driven dance. Parade music.

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Bahia 1:30

Driving percussion baiao with snare drum.

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Pandeiro 1:39

Romantic mood electric piano and percussion.

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Pandeiro (perc only) 1:39

Smoochy percussion rhythm plus cuica.

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Modern Samba 1:27

Modern samba groove with clavinet.

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Capoeira 1:48

Slave music with berimbau. Tribal rhythm.

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Capoeira Brasil 1:26

Tribal rhythm used for martial art. With drone.

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Capoeira Brasil (perc only) 1:21

Percussive tribal rhythm. Martial art.

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Baiao 1:42

Up tempo dance rhythm with accordion.

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Baiao (perc only) 1:42

Fast drum and bell rhythm.

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Pagode 1:27

Rhythm from Salvador. Slinky. Sexy.

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Baiao Bateria 1:36

Agogo bells and drum kit groove.

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Afoxe Olinda 1:45

Laid back afoxe rhythm with electric piano.

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Afoxe Olinda (perc only) 1:39

Laid back afoxe percussion rhythm.

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Electro Bossa 1:47

Smokey bossa with electro percussion and piano.

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Electro Samba 1:34

Samba with electronic drums and electric piano.

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Candomble 1:27

Afro-Brazilian religious percussion. Trance like.

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Povo De Santo 1:33

Afro-Brazilian religious percussion groove.

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Urbana 1:28

Fast train like drum rhythm.

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Salvador 1:37

Traditional mid tempo percussion rhythm.

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Oriel 1:21

Laid back Brazilian groove. With synth.

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Oriel (perc only) 1:17

Laid back Brazilian percussion groove.

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Samba School 1:41

Samba drums with whistle and cuica.

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Samba Brasileiro 1:55

Old style samba with agogo bells.

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Cuica 1:22

Lazy Brazilian groove with cuica.

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Caixa De Guerra 1:10

Drum samba band. Street procession.

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Samba De Roda 1:40

Drum samba band.

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Apito 1:10

Brushes kit samba with cuica and whistle.

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Brush Samba 1:33

Brushes kit samba with agogo bells.

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Casa De Samba 1:15

Drum samba band. Samba school.

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Sambajazz 1:28

Jazz feel samba drums.

Chris Wells
Carnaval 1:32

Carnival samba drums with whistle and cuica.

Chris Wells

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