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Tania Maria

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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 order that she could accompany him on his weekend jam classes, but her musical skill grew beyond those little shows. Maria’s four sisters also experienced musical talents, however they ultimately grew using their impoverished origins to become experts, a route that Maria was on herself aswell. She attended regulation school for just two years, after that married and experienced a family group. The draw of music was as well strong, nevertheless, and in 1971 she released her 1st recording in Brazil, Olha Quem Chega. In the past due ’70s she relocated to Paris and extended her profession, touring internationally. A day in Australia brought her to the eye of guitarist Charlie Byrd, who connected her up with Carl Jefferson, mind of Concord Information. The label offered her with her 1st international commercial achievement with her 1984 record INCLUDE Me, and continuing to record her music and concern it to a global audience. Located in New York because the ’80s, Maria still sings the pop and blues-influenced music that brought her popularity, releasing many albums within the ’90s. Her initial album of the brand new millennium, Viva Brazil, was also released by Concord Information.

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Full Name Tania Maria
Died August 5, 2005, Melbourne, Australia
Profession Singer, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist
Nationality Brazilian
Music Songs Yatra-Ta, Made in New York, Funky Tamborim, Valeu, Vem P'ra Roda, Chuleta, Euzinha, Intimidade, O Bom E, Please Don't Stay, Funky Tambourine, Bluesilian, Chiclete Com Banana, Tanoca Vignette, It's Not For Me To Say, Bom Bom Bom, She's Outrageous, 210 West, Florzinha 'Petite Fleur', Pingas da vida, I Do I Love You, Chorinho Brasileiro, Ça c'est bon, Bela Be Bela, Lemon Cuica, Para Chick, E' Tão Gostoso Seu Moco, Agua De Beber, Lost In Amazonia, Fiz A Cama Na Varanda, Transamazonica, You've Got Me Feeling Your Love
Albums Viva Brazil, Brazil With My Soul, Live at the Blue Note, Live, Via Brasil, Via Brasil, Volume 2, Piquant, Tania Maria Vol1, Made in New York, INTIMIDADE, The Lady From Brazil, Olha Quem Chega, Love Explosion, The Concord Jazz Heritage Series, Bluesilian, Tania Maria & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Para Dancar Vol. 2, Outrageous, Via Brasil Vol.2, Canto, Tania Maria's Nouvelle Vague (Live), Europe, Tempo, Forbidden Colors, Taurus, Bela Vista, Come With Me, No Comment, The Best of Tania Maria, Outrageously Wild, Tania Maria - Live
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album
Movies Tanya Maria: The Beat of Brazil


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