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The Vivo Songbook

What difference can one song make? That’s the question we’re on a mission to answer! Join the cast and crew of the Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation movie “Vivo” for an exclusive behind-the-scenes exploration of the film’s amazing stories and songs. In this kid-friendly, six-part series hosted by Adonde Media’s Martina Castro, relive the magic of Vivo’s journey… one song at a time. And pssst! After each episode, be sure to look for The Vivo Songbook’s Bonusodes, short musical games made just ...more

Episodes

  • Bonusode 6: Lyrics & Rhymes

    Aug 20 2021

    It's our last bonusode, and to conclude our songwriting journey… lyrics! Let loose and join guest instructors Gloria Estefan to embark on a rhyme-finding mission and practice all you’ve learned about music!

  • Episode 6: One More Song

    Aug 20 2021

    In this last episode of The Vivo Songbook, we join Vivo Co-Director Brandon Jeffords, Executive Music Producer Alex Lacamoire, and the one and only Lin-Manuel Miranda to explore the song that propelled Vivo on his journey, One More Song.  Then, we dig deep into Vivo’s grand finale for a musical masterclass with Alex Lacamoire.The Vivo Songbook is produced by Adonde Media for Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation.Martina Castro - Host, Executive ProducerMartine Chaussard - Writer, Producer, Sound D...more

  • Bonusode 5: Making Up Melodies

    Aug 20 2021

    Want to make up your own songs? Join guest instructors Gloria Estefan and Lin-Manuel Miranda to play a special game to unleash your creativity and learn how to invent your own melodies!

  • Episode 5: Inside Your Heart

    Aug 20 2021

    Find out how the makers of Vivo set off to create the ultimate love song! Dive deep into Inside Your Heart with Quiara Alegria Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alex Lacamoire and Cuban-American superstar Gloria Estefan to discover the power of music to heal a broken heart.The Vivo Songbook is produced by Adonde Media for Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation.Martina Castro - Host, Executive ProducerMartine Chaussard - Writer, Producer, Sound DesignerNatacha Ruck - EditorLuis Gil - Production Manager, Ma...more

  • Bonusode 4: From Melody to Harmony

    Aug 13 2021

    Ready to get in sync with Keep the Beat? Join guest instructor Randy Thom to play a special game and learn all about how to go from melody to harmony!

  • Episode 4: Keep the Beat

    Aug 13 2021

    All aboard! Come tour the Everglades to find out how Florida’s wild National Park inspired the crew to create Gabi and Vivo’s worst nightmare... Lutador! Then dive deep into Gabi and Vivo’s Keep the Beat with Vivo Sound Designer Randy Thom to discover the power of music to bring harmony between two unlikely friends.The Vivo Songbook is produced by Adonde Media for Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation.Martina Castro - Host, Executive ProducerMartine Chaussard - Writer, Producer, Sound DesignerNata...more

  • Bonusode 3: Pitch... and your voice!

    Aug 13 2021

    Warm up your vocal cords and come sing your version of My Own Drum! Join guest instructors Randy Thom and Alex Lacamoire to play a special game to discover your vocal range - and what makes your voice unique to YOU!

  • Episode 3: My Own Drum

    Aug 13 2021

    Come bounce to the beat of your own drum with Vivo screenwriter Quiara Alegria Hudes, who shares the incredible story of how Gabi’s character entered her life. Then dive deep into My Own Drum with Vivo Character Designer Joe Moshier and Head of Animation Kevin Webb to discover the power of music to express your true self.The Vivo Songbook is produced by Adonde Media for Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation.Martina Castro - Host, Executive ProducerMartine Chaussard - Writer, Producer, Sound Design...more

  • Bonusode 2: The Clave

    Aug 06 2021

    Explore one of the rhythms at the heart of Cuban music: the clave! Join guest instructor Juan de Marcos to play a special game and learn how to spot the clave in your favorite Cuban songs!

  • Episode 2: Mambo Cabana

    Aug 06 2021

    In this episode of The Vivo Songbook, hear legendary Cuban musician Juan de Marcos tell the story of how he lent his voice and his musical expertise to Andrés. Then dive deep into Andrés’ song Mambo Cabana with Production Designer Carlos Zaragoza and Art Director Andy Harkness to find out the power of music – and animation – to make us travel through time. New episodes weekly. The Vivo Songbook is produced by Adonde Media for Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation.Martina Castro - Host, Executive P...more

  • Bonusode 1: Rhythm & Syncopation

    Aug 06 2021

    In The Vivo Songbook’s first bonus episode (heretofore known as BONUSODES!) host Martina Castro, co-host Ynairaly Simo and guest instructor Alex Lacamoire play a special game to discover how to make a special rhythm in Latin music: syncopation. 

  • Episode 1: One of a Kind

    Aug 06 2021

    Welcome to The Vivo Songbook, where we explore the power of music through the story and songs of Vivo! In this first episode, the cast and crew take us behind the scenes to share what inspired them to tell the story of Vivo. We dive deep into the opening song of the movie, One of a Kind, and discover the power of music to bring us together. New episodes weekly. The Vivo Songbook is produced by Adonde Media for Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation.Martina Castro - Host, Executive ProducerMartine C...more

  • Introducing The Vivo Songbook

    Jul 29 2021

    What difference can one song make? That’s the question we’re on a mission to answer! Relive the magic of Vivo’s journey… one song at a time. In this kid-friendly series hosted by Adonde Media’s Martina Castro, you’ll go behind the scenes with the actors, directors and songwriters of Vivo to hear amazing stories about what it takes to make an animated musical. And pssst! After each episode, be sure to look for The Vivo Songbook’s Bonusodes, short musical games made just for you!The Vivo Songbook ...more