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Maureen Forrester

Canada’s most well-known contralto, Maureen Forrester, began her vocal research with Sally Martin in Montreal and later on studied with Frank Rowe and Bernard Diamant. Her initial professional appearance emerged in a recital at Montreal in 1953, and she started a musical cooperation with pianist John Newmark which lasted until …

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Claudia Villela

Brazilian jazz vocalist Claudia Villela was raised surrounded by varied musical influences, absorbing from baroque to jazz. The musical odyssey began in the home in Rio de Janeiro, where she paid attention to the records of her father’s harmonica and her mother’s performing. As she place in bed every night, …

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Ithamara Koorax

A local of Rio de Janeiro, Ithamara Koorax became a significant name in Brazilian pop-jazz within the 1990s. The vocalist comes from a family group of Polish Jews, who fled European countries during World Battle II. Blessed in Rio in 1965, Koorax was just a kid when she began monitoring …

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Azymuth

Brazilian electrified trio Azymuth called their music samba doido, this means “crazy samba.” The specific sounds, though, weren’t therefore crazy: the smart, high-voltage mixture of Brazilian rhythms, jazz, and funk with periodic acoustic episodes obtained a sizable pursuing within the 1980s. The users of the group included José Roberto Bertrami …

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Shirley Eikhard

Shirley Eikhard began her multi-faceted music career in the ripe age group of 12 when she was paid 15 dollars to sing “Ode to Billy Joe” and “MORNING HOURS Rainfall.” By enough time she was 14, she acquired nailed a agreement being a folk and nation vocalist. In 1972, Eikhard …

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Ana Caram

The song tradition of Brazil is fused with American cool jazz by sultry vocalist Ana Caram. With her light, sensual vocals arranged to lush preparations, Caram has taken a fresh sensibility towards the bossa nova. Having founded herself like a guaranteeing newcomer, Caram was urged by Antonio Carlos Jobim to …

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Tania Maria

Brazilian jazz vocalist and pianist Tania Maria’s career has spanned more than three decades, beginning when she was only 13 and she fronted a band of professional musicians structured by her father, who was simply a metallic worker and gifted amateur musician. He previously encouraged her to review piano in …

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Special EFX

Merging Latin and African rhythms using the light textures of MOR jazz, Special EFX surfaced among the most prominent globe fusion sets of their era. Produced in NY in 1982, Particular EFX had been essentially a duo made up of guitarist Chieli Minucci and Hungarian-born drummer/percussionist George Jinda; debuting in …

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Slivovitz

The associates of Naples, Italy-based jazz-rock ensemble Slivovitz (named after a Central and Eastern Euro plum brandy) can cite the precise date from the group’s formation: Sept 27, 2001, when, according to an internet interview with saxophonist Pietro Santangelo, Slivovitz came together after a spontaneous street jam. The group mixes …

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Jackson Conti

The Brazilian jazz project Jackson Conti take their name from your surnames of their two primary protagonists. Otis Jackson, Jr., better referred to as Madlib, gained a reputation simply because an experimental hip-hop hero, having caused abilities like De La Spirit, Ghostface Killah, and Talib Kweli. Ivan “Mamão” Conti was …

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