Rachel Faro Celebrates Fania Records 50th Anniversary This Year
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RachelFaro is an accomplished singer, songwriter, record producer, film music consultant and record label executive. She has recorded three albums: 'Refugees' and 'RachelFaro', (both on Sony) and ' Windsong' (Silverwolf). As a singer and poet her lyrics, set in classic country folk pop compositions, reveal sources as diverse as ancient Chinese poetry, Cuban and Native American gods and spirits and the economic collapse.
Rachel is also a well-known producer of Cuban, Latin, jazz, blues, folk and world music recordings with artists as varied as Odetta and Eddie Palmieri. She has produced over thirty albums, three of which have received Grammy nominations. She is the founder and president of Ashe Records, a well-respected world music record label. She is also the proud mother of singer/songwriter Anandi and a long-time practitioner and teacher of Tibetan and Shambhala Buddhism.
"Rachel Faro has the voice of a wounded angel.... layers and layers of emotion behind that beauty." -- Andrew Gengner, Redlight Management
"Rachel Faro can convey celebration as well as contemplation... with sensitive music and lyrics." -- Rolling Stone