Jewel Box is a Brazilian band formed nearby Campinas, São
In 2013, Rafael Dentini and Vinicius Amstalden, who played together,
decided to start a project which they could apply their music
knowledge and influences to create their own songs.
Few months later and after some songs written, Ricardo Fernandes,
a mutual friend who had participated in other projects, was invited
to become part of the band.
In 2016 Jewel Box got together with the music producers Luis Granja
Venturin and Rogers Masson to record its first album.
The name "Jewel Box" in English language has
three meanings: The box that contains jewelry, compact disc box
and also a star cluster in the constellation Crux. Face to those
meanings, the band members decided that it would be a name which
expresses the spirit of the band.
Logotype: The logo of the band is composed by all
the elements which represents the meaning of the word "Jewel
Recording: All the arrangements,
recording and production of the first two singles were done in
an independent way by the three members at Stalden Studios in
The recording of the first album, produced by Luis Granja Venturin
and Rogers Masson, was done at Black Bridge Studios in Campinas/SP.
Luis Granja Venturin: Granja is a Brazilian producer,
sound and mixing engineer, with more than 18 years of working
experience in Brazil and abroad. In his studios, great names of
music have set foot, such: Bruce Kulick (Kiss), Tim Ripper Owens
(Judas Priest), Chitãozinho e Xororó, Rick Sollo,
among others. He improved his technics in the USA where produced
some albums at 606 Studios, owned by Dave Growl (Foo Fighters)..
Rogers Masson: Rogers is a north american producer,
sound engineer and song writer, born in Portsmouth, Virginia.
He is known by his work with artists such: Marilyn Mason, Vintage
Trouble, Dave "The Snake" Sabo (Skid Row), Chris Daughtry,
The Crickets, among others.
Nowadays he lives in Nashville, place where he built his studio
FROM ARTISTS AND PRODUCERS
Talmy (Worked with bands like The Who, The Kinks, David
Bowie): "Congrats, you did a terrif job, very good song and
Glad to hear you're doing 'music'!"
Astley (Worked with bands like The Who, Eric Clapton,
Paul McCartney, George Harrison, The Rolling Stones): "Pretty
Stuart Epps (Worked
with Elton John, George Harrison, Led Zeppelin, Oasis): "I've
listened to some of the tracks.
Yes, there are some good songs there."
Sérgio Britto (Tecladista
dos Titãs): "Very nice, I liked it a lot Your music
have clear influences of Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, two
Vermelho (14 Bis's Keyboard
Player): It is god to hear a vocal harmonie well sung.
Evandro Mesquita (Blitz's
Singer): Cool, very cool!
Rodrigo Santos (Barão
Vermelho's Bass Player): I liked it!
Aramis Barros (Worked at Som
Livre record company with Jorge Benjor, Oswaldo Montenegro, Rita
Lee, Tom Jobim, Paulo Ricardo): Very good!! The Old is New
Again is so me. Tonight it is also great. I Really liked it. Congratulations.
It is really cool indeed!
Junior Lanne (Worked at Midas
Estúdios com Rick Bonadio, Mamonas Assassinas, Charlie
Brown Jr, Simonal): "The Old Is New Again is a beautiful
song! Its always good to listen to good music. Cool! That
is really cool!
Gordon Raphael (Main
work with The Strokes): "Cool video for Tonight (It Must
Be)! Well done.
At first I was afrain it was going to be too pop for me, but it
has nice qualities like The Beatles in ...
the melody, harmonies and instruments.
The instrumental break at the end with guitar solo is my kind
Rogers Masson (Worked with
Vintage Trouble, Marilyn Manson): "I love Tonight (It Must
Be)!!! Reminds me of a modern take on The Who and their earlier
songs, as well a...s a taste of The Beatles. Crazy cool! The video
is really cool as well.
I get a lot of stuff sent to me, and it's rarely this good! Excited
to hear more!
It is so refreshing to hear great harmonies again!
Killer band name as well!
People should hear your music."