Dreams Come True
The album "Dreams Come True" serves as a musical dialogue-improvisation between two musicians Manolo Badrena (percussion) and Dini Virsaladze (piano), which was recorded in NY studio. The tunes presented in the collection are composed by Dini Virsaladze.
Manolo Badrena (born in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a percussionist most noted for his work with Weather Report from 1976-1977. He has made contributions to over 100 recordings that span jazz, world music, pop and Latin music. Badrena has played with The Zawinul Syndicate, The Rolling Stones, Mezzoforte, Joni Mitchell, Spyro Gyra, Art Blakey, Bill Evans, Steve Khan, Carla Bley, Talking Heads, Blondie, Michael Franks, Ahmad Jamal, Hugo Fattoruso and others.
Dini Virsaladze (born in Tbilisi, Georgia) has performed with various famous musicians: Amit Chatteriee (vocalist & guitarist at Joe Zawinul's "Syndicate"), Mitchell Long, Harry Smith, Rain Sultanov, Walter Sitz, Christian Wendt, Alex Han (sax, Marcus Miller's band), Roberto Puggioni...
Special thanks to David Sikharulidze, Kakha Gvelesiani and Vakho Duchidze.
Thanks to Annie Duchidze for the inspiration.
Sound Engineers: Oliver Straus and Adrian Thorstensen