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Samba Soul of Lilian Vieira

Samba Soul of Lilian Vieira

Lilian Vieira is a Brazilian-Dutch singer who carries the power of Samba-Soul with her. Born in Brazil , a former nursing student found her calling in singing. Growing up in a musical household where there would musical get-togethers on the weekends  Lilian found a particular liking to the genre Samba-Soul.

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Three of the most iconic and influential musicians in Brazilian music have come together to help in celebrating the a century since the birth of the late great Dorival Caymmi (1914 -2008).

Dorival Caymmi

Dorival Caymmi

Along with Dorival’s children,  Nana , Dori and Danilo,  the talents of  Chico Buarque, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and others, will come together to produce an album of Dorival’s greatest works. Along with the album there are plans to host a concert series in 2015 with the artists from the album taking part.

Dorival Caymmi is an central figure in Brazilian music history.He not only contributed to the birth of bossa nova, but also many of his songs have become Brazilian standards. His music told the story of the people and culture of the state of Bahia where he was born, ( also home to Joao Gilberto). Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil have stated that Caymmi has had significant influence on their music.

For the album

PERFORMERS
- The Neighbor Next Door ( Mario Adnet )
- Song of Departure ( All interpreters )
- Dora ( Chico Buarque )
- John Bully ( Dori Caymmi )
- Sargasso Sea ( Nana Caymmi )
- Saudade da Bahia ( Caetano Veloso )
- Samba da Minha Terra ( Gilberto Gil )
- the Well of the Sea ( Dori Caymmi )
- the Legend of Abaeté ( Nana Caymmi )
- Marina ( Chico Buarque )
- Not me ( Danilo Caymmi )
- Rosa Morena ( Gilberto Gil )
- Saturday in Copacabana ( Caetano Veloso ) -
-What Is It That the Bahian ? ( Chico Buarque , Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso )
- Vatapá ( Danilo Caymmi )

Stars join for Dorival Caymmi Album Three of the most iconic and influential musicians in Brazilian music have come together to help in celebrating the a century since the birth of the late great Dorival Caymmi (1914 -2008).

Maria Rita: Stepping out of her Mothers shadow

Maria Rita: Stepping out of her Mothers shadow

Having a famous parent can be a gift and curse for any upcoming artist. Fortunately Maria Rita is a gifted singer herself

Elis Regina was a renowned Brazilian singer considered by many critics, musicians and commentators to have been the best Brazilian singer of all time. Her resume shows an extensive list of several successful compositions and her 1974 collaboration with Antonio Carlos Jobim“Ell…

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Luciana Souza performs for harvard
She certainly delivered just that, during a well-received performance at the Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre. On January 25 as part of a Celebrity Series in Boston She showcased her poetic talent and skills in rhythm, tuning and vocal praising to an enthusiastic crowd.
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Luciana Souza performs for harvard

She certainly delivered just that, during a well-received performance at the Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre. On January 25 as part of a Celebrity Series in Boston She showcased her poetic talent and skills in rhythm, tuning and vocal praising to an enthusiastic crowd.

Full article here

http://bnovamusic.com/070220141/