Good Morning Keith musical brain scan series Bruno Pernadas

Dear music lovers, we're very thrilled to introduce you to a new GMK Musical Brain Scan playlist. For this episode, we would like to introduce to you Bruno Pernadas, a Portuguese musician, composer, arranger and producer. He has a degree in Music by the Superior School of Music of Lisbon in Jazz department.

He has been an active musician and composer in several projects since an early age, which lead him to participate in numerous music festivals in Europe, South-America and Japan. As a multi-instrumentalist, Pernadas plays guitar, piano, bass, synthesizers, and drums among other instruments.

Bruno Pernadas has released three records so far on his own name: How can we be joyful in a world full of knowledge (2014)Those who throw objects at the crocodiles will be asked to retrieve them (2016) and Worst Summer Ever (2016), bringing together several music styles such as jazz, space age pop, folk, world music and electronic. The records were critically acclaimed, gaining massive positive reviews and were named Best Record of the Year in several music magazines and Portuguese and International music reviews. He has also recorded with several bands as a co-leader and as a sideman.

As a freelance-musician, he works with different bands such as; Minta and The Brook Trout, Suzie's Velvet, The Sun Ra project (as leader and arranger) and Montanhas Azuis alongside with Norberto Lobo and Marco Franco.

He has also produced the fourth album for the Japanese Band Kikagaku Moyo named Massana Temples. 

Bruno Pernadas latest album, Private Reasons, was released in April 2021.

We've asked Bruno for his musical brain scan, here it is:


Vida Antiga - Erasmos Carlos

Yaye Penda Mbaye - Aby Ngana Diop

Come on Home - Lijadu Sisters

I Am In Love - Jennifer Lara

I Hear a New World - Joe Meek

Stars In The Sand  - Les Baxter

Cherry-Coloured Funk - Cocteau Twins

Here My Love - Jessica Pratt

Cézanne - CTM

St. Martin de Porres  - Mary Lou Williams

My Foolish Heart - Ethel Ennis

Sudden Moment - Neneh Cherry, The Thing

Energy - Sampa the Great, Nadeem Din-Gabisi

Son Shine - SAULT

This playlist is also available on Spotify here

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Stay Trippy Little Hippies,

Best regards,

Good Morning Keith's team