Amrap’s AirIt is community radio’s Australian music catalogue and distribution service.
Any Australian community radio program maker and station library coordinator can apply for a free
They login to order customized CDs containing the music they want to broadcast at no cost to them
or instantly download the music.
Anyone else can browse the catalogue to see artist information, links to buy music and official
artist videos — but only authorised radio users can login to access and order the music.
Sean Mackenzie began playing the piano at the age of 9, by 11 he was performing his original works in competitions and by 15 had started performing professionally with jazz and rock bands. Since graduating from Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 1987 he has travelled widely composing, performing and teaching. With influences from all corners of the world. Sean’s music travels from one hemisphere to another and back again, connecting with people from around the world and exploring their voices. The beauty of Sean Mackenzie’s music is its undulating melodies, profound harmonies and creative improvisation.
Sean finds inspiration in the music of Brazil, Latin Americas, Africa, Asia and the European Gypsies. He developed a unique understanding and sound with music making him one of the exceptional musicians and composers of our time.
Sean was invited to Curso de Verâo, an International summer school for music in Brazil in 2004. Sean conducted master classes and performed his own work.
In The Netherlands, Sean worked at the Conservatorium of Music.
In Japan Sean composed music for Nikatsu Film Studios and recorded his first album “Talking to Myselves”.
In Australia, Sean has recorded 2 more albums “Off 2 C the Planet” and “Brasil”.
About this track...
Brasil was composed as a tribute to the music of Brazil. Inspired by my son Txai whose mother is from Bahia (in the north of Brazil). It begins featuring the Berimbau. An organic sound familiar to the Brazilian Martial Art/Dance of Capoeira.