Mônica Salmaso can be an important finding of recent years in MPB. She debuted in the play O Concílio perform Amor (Gabriel Vilela) in 1989. Since that time, Salmaso continues to be performing and documenting with titles like Paulo Bellinati, Edu Lobo, Eduardo Gudin, José Miguel Wisnik, Marlui Miranda, Música Ligeira, Guinga, Nelson Ayres, as well as the Orquestra Jazz Sinfônica de São Paulo, amongst others. She documented the CDs Cançõsera de Ninar and Cançõsera de Brincar (Paulo Tatit/Sandra Peres), both winners from the Clear honor in 1995 and 1997 as Greatest Children’s CDs. In 1995, she documented Eduardo Gudin’s Not reallyícias Dum Brasil as the primary soloist. In the same yr, she documented Afro-Sambas, the entire assortment of Baden Powell/Vinicius de Moraes’s essential production from the stage known a little improperly as Afro-Sambas, as well as Paulo Bellinati. Her rendition for Tom Jobim’s “Chovendo Na Roseira” was selected, in 1996, as the theme from the cleaning soap opera Colégio Brasil (SBT). She participated in the Songbook Tom Jobim with “A Felicidade” and in the Mundo São Paulo – Diferenças e Riquezas task. In 1997, she was nominated for the Clear award, in the Revelation MPB category. In 1998, she documented Trampolim and became a member of the Orquestra Popular de Câmara, with whom she documented a Compact disc and performed overseas. In 1999, she gained the Prêmio Visa MPB – Vocal Model. With her third Compact disc, Voadeira, she gained the APCA prize as Best Vocalist of the entire year; the record was appointed by critics as the very best feminine solo record of the entire year.