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Nominee for the 2014 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, category Best MPB Album


Ivan Lins talks about the CD project

Since I like to make my work available to new and different concepts, when I received the invitation (from group InventaRio) for this project, I accepted right away. The musicians are excellent, and restless just like me. We met in Italy and together we designed the music’s sound and interpretation, but leaving their very interesting creativity prevail. It was a nice opportunity for me to hear my music sound in a new way.

All (members of group InventaRio) are excellent musicians, and admirers of my work. Recording with this group was simple and surprising. I soon realized that they are very creative, which brought a new sound to the songs.



Quotes by the press

The musical meeting between Italy and Brazil was perfect and very inspired.

Brazilian website Jornal da Orla, 2013

(Ivan Lins’) meeting with InventaRio turns to be seductive and very Brazilian, more than many music works which are marked ‘made in Brazil’.

Beto Feitosa, Brazilian website Ziriguidum, 2013

Brazilian folk, Neapolitan song, blues sound, gospel: different voices converse with amazing harmony.

Alberto Dentice, Italian magazine L’Espresso, 2012.

(InventaRio incontra Ivan Lins contains) music with no definite borders, which has been conceived and played with extreme sophistication.

Ugo Bacci, Italian newspaper L’Eco di Bergamo, 2012.

(InventaRio incontra Ivan Lins is an) important work, where the musicians involved display taste and originality…”

Italian newspaper Il Mattino, 2012.



Links to articles and reviews


Brazilian record label Biscoito Fino

Brazilian magazine Época


Video interview


Pietro Scaramuzzo talks with Giovanni Ceccarelli about album InventaRio incontra Ivan Lins





Massimo Nunzi, Italian website Linkiesta, 2012

Gigi Avolio, Italian website Il Roma, 2012 – interview with Ferruccio Spinetti and Giovanni Ceccarelli

Paola Francesca Caselli, Italian website 100 Interviste, 2011



Radio broadcasts


Interviews with InventaRio and Ivan Lins by Max De Tomassi at radio broadcast Suoni e Culture dal Mondo, RadioUno Musica, Radio RAI, Italy (listen to the podcast)

Album review by Sandra Bittencourt at radio broadcast Revista Eletrônica, CBN Radio, Brazil, 2013 (listen to the podcast)

Interview with Giovanni Ceccarelli by Massimo Nunzi at radio broadcasting Jazz a Nota Libera, TeleRadioStereo 2, Italy, 2013 (listen to the podcast)

Interview with Giovanni Ceccarelli by Max De Tomassi at radio broadcasting Brasil, Radio RAI, Italy, 2013 (podcast available)

InventaRio incontra Ivan Lins has been presented at radio broadcasting Brasil, Radio RAI 1, Italy and at Montecarlo Nights, RMC, France, 2012