Tag: Ceumar

Nov 25 2014

Ceumar: Silencia


Back in the Neighborhood This new CD by Ceumar opens with the song “Rio Verde,” about the river that passes through Ceumar’s birthplace Itanhandú. The small city in Minas Gerais was even named by the Indians with that Rio Verde in mind. It may be clear: Ceumar brings a visit to her home, her country …

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Mar 16 2011

Trio Tarrason: Trio Tarrason

Musical Classmates   It was at the State University of Campinas in São Paulo (UNICAMP) that music students Henrique Tarrason, Daniel Coelho and Raphael Gonçalves decided to form a trio to perform the music they studied. UNICAMP is the only university in Brazil that teaches Popular (Brazilian) Music, and the trio made good use of …

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Dec 06 2010

Ceumar & Trio: Live in Amsterdam

Live in Amsterdam

The Meeting of Two (Music) Worlds     Sometimes you’re at a concert and then you think: “I hope they’re recording this,” especially when the line-up is an occasional one. This is what happened to me when Ceumar and the Mike del Ferro Trio did a concert in Antwerp, Belgium (2006). The recording was made a …

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Apr 07 2007



A truly sensitive voice, Ceumar has been captivating the Brazilian and World music scene with each release and concert of hers. She is an excellent singer with an impeccable taste for simplicity and excellent quality. Born in Minas Gerais, Ceumar has been living in Amsterdam since 2009. MySpace web site: Ceumar   Dindinha (1999) Sempre …

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Apr 06 2007

Ceumar: Dindinha


Sensitivity in Style     Produced by Zeca Baleiro and recorded in São Paulo from October 1998 through June 1999, Ceumar’s debut album Dindinha is a joy to listen to. Her captivating voice and well-produced arrangements shine from beginning to end. Ceumar (Itanhandú, Minas Gerais) herself is responsible for the base arrangements in all but …

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Oct 06 2006

Ceumar with the Mike del Ferro Trio: Concert

Concert on October 22, 2006   Zuiderpershuis Antwerp, Belgium   When the announcement was made that Ceumar would tour through Holland and Belgium with a trio of Dutch musicians, I was pleasantly surprised and curious too. Ceumar is a musician with a heart for the Brazilian tradition in her music. How would her music sound …

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Sep 06 2006

Ceumar: Achou!


Keeping Up The Good Work     Sometimes things go as they have to go. When in 2005 Ceumar performed Dante Ozzetti’s composition “Achou!” during the Festival da TV Cultura, the most logical continuation was the release of a cd by the two pure musicians. Ceumar’s performance earned Ozzetti a silver medal at the Festival, …

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Sep 06 2003

Ceumar: Sempre Viva!

Sempre Viva

A Creative Talent     Here’s a cd that offers well chosen, lesser known music, acoustically performed and sung by a crystal clear voiced singer, whose name “Ceumar” could have been an artistic reference: heaven and sea. Very lyrical and a justifying metaphor for her musical approach. When asked, Ceumar will reveal the truth of …

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