||São Paulo's Brazilian jazz quartet showcases its original compositions with strong musicality and good doses of improvisation.
||Multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, Celia Malheiros draws her musical inspiration from the rich Brazilian culture as well as her idol Hermeto Pascoal.
||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.
guitar virtuoso, arranger and composer from São Paulo, Chico
Pinheiro writes haunting melodies and features guest vocalists such
as Luciana Alves, Maria Rita, Lenine and others.
singer, songwriter and producer from Fortaleza, state of Ceará,
sings about love, the people and his homeland. His music is rich
in expressive language and folk and universal images.
||Daughter of singer Telma Costa and niece of songwriters Sueli Costa and Lisieux Costa, Fernanda Cunha carries music in her veins. Her voice quality is charming and captivating in her classy performances of Brazilian music.
from the Netherlands, Josee fell in love with Brazilian music in
the 1970's. Her command of the Portuguese language is remarkable.
Her singing is passionately touching and heart warming.
||From Rio de Janeiro, singer Katia B mixes her bossa nova roots with the experience she gained from working with the late sound wizard Suba. A mix that caught international attention.
expatriate singer and songwriter based in New York City, Luiz Simas
has a long-standing tradition and affiliation with BRock.
His music also covers some of Brazil's richest genres: choro.
|Maria do Céu
||A native of
Rio de Janeiro, Maria do Céu is an accomplished guitarist who started
her professional career with the Orquestra de Violões do Rio de Janeiro.
quartet based in Fortaleza, Ceará, Marimbanda performs original compositions
and Brazilian classics infused with the band's own creative musical
composer, arranger, guitarist and singer, Adnet comes from a musical
family. Besides his own original albums, Adnet also continues to
delve deeper into the Brazilian songbook.
||This group is based in Japan, but the music is all Brazilian and with strong influences from Minas Gerais and a solid dose of Brazilian jazz.
|Nó em Pingo D'Água
||One of the
best choro groups in contemporary Brazilian music, Nó em Pingo
been pushing choro to new heights. The group is a front-runner in
the neo-choro movement.
guitarists are responsible for the sublime music we hear in Quarteto
Maogani's recordings. They have performed with Leila Pinheiro, Guinga
and Zé Nogueira among others.
||Chilean-born acoustic guitarist Rick Udler makes his residence in Brazil since the 1980's. He blends the best of Brazilian genres -- samba, bossa nova, choro -- in his original compositions.
like to think of Rosa Passos as the female João Gilberto. Comparisons
will not work, though. She possesses one of the most beautiful
voices in Brazilian music, and she is superb guitarist, too.
||Simone has been making music since the 1970s, and her career has crossed the borders of Brazil. She has recorded both in Portuguese and Spanish to the delight of fans worldwide.
||Singer and songwriter Simone Guimarães comes from São Paulo. Her music blends the beauty of Brazil's countryside with strong Minas Gerais overtones. Her voice is passionate.
|Trio da Paz
||With Romero Lubambo, Duduka da Fonseca and Nilson Matta, Trio da Paz is Brazilian smooth jazz at its best. The group is based in New York City.
||Whether performing with the group Terra Brasil or accompanying Rosa Passos, Leni Andrade, Chico Pinheiro, Simone Guimarães and others, Zeli is quickly becoming well known as a classy bassist.