28 tracks by yahondu

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Wishing A Blessed Christmas to fam and friends - 2014.
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When loss comes... (sorry that the vocals are a bit pitchy, but unfortunately I don't have access to the original tracks to redo them. But i wanted to at least get this tune documented. Definitely a redo project for later)
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Um arranjo de uma música natalina com ritmo e acordes de bossa pra os meus amigos brasileiros. Um feliz ano 2012 pra todos. -------- O menino Rei (What child is this) Dm7 Cdim CM7 Am7 A crian…read more
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Wanted to wish all the AloneToners out there a special Christmas - even tho it is a bit late.
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This is a remake of Samba do Bonde, now with portuguese lyrics. A loose translation below: Priviledge, the two of us here to sit, converse, to feel the warmth of friendship always too brief just a give and take between immortals (close…read more
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an attempt to evoke the urban Brazilian scene - which has a rhythm all its own.
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how do you give a daughter away? I have no clue...
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Composition, vocals and guitar by Yahondu Trumpet and Digital production by Alonetoner K.SCot Sparks Lyrics: Ela vem, ela vai, ela tem o que eu quero mais toque de fada conversa que sara esse importar com cada dor, cada flor jeito de…read more
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Musa means "the muse" in Portuguese. Trumpet improv and digital production provided by AloneToner K. Scot Sparks. Lyrics for the bilingual version: Ela vem, ela vai ela tem o que eu quero mais toque de fada conversa que sara esse…read more
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decided to do a minimalistic chord progression of the Choro de Berimbau tune.
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this was an attempt at making a tune where the vocal melody was nonredundant with the chords (or never found in any of the notes of any of the chords). Almost succeeded - but it was fun trying.
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The berimbau is a brazilian percussion/string instrument that is the foundation for this tune. Thanks to Dana (Alontoner) who added the sweet backup vocals to make this a much better piece. And thanks also to K. Scot Sparks (Alonetoner…read more
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This is a total remake of an earlier posting. Lead vocals courtesy of fellow Alonetoner, Dana. In the lyrics, I was trying to capture a sense in which there is something else beyond - something which draws me as it were homeward. A son…read more
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wrote this song while i was all alone in the middle of a nameless creek in the amazon jungle - beautiful spot! This is from 2006 - the only song in this album that is more recent. Here I tried to use bossa chords and a modified bossa beat to…read more
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this dates back to my earlier songwriting, back to 1984. To those anxious days before the wedding vows...
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The song i wrote the night my daughter was born. there was a special presence, a special grace...
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Created back in 1999 with the help of alonetoner K.Scot. I had translated the english lyrics into portuguese - then just decided to record both languages at the same time.
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This is another version of the same tune used in Dana's Song. I just changed the lyrics. It was created back in 1999 with the help of Alontoner K.Scot. This is my own way of looking at a beautiful text - Psalm 139.
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another half-baked idea
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its just there
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