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Tetê Espíndola


Essentially an experimental singer/songwriter, Tetê Espíndola continues to be praised simply by vanguard critics, musicians, and intellectuals. She’s also experienced countrywide popular achievement when she received at Event dos Festivais in 1985 with “Escrito Nas Estrelas.” Seen as a ecological issues, her performances use components of both acoustic and digital settings. Raised inside a musical environment, Espíndola created her 1st group (LuzAzul) with her siblings Alzira Espíndola, Geraldo Espíndola, and Celito Espíndola within their house city. Within the ’60s a fresh sort of music made an appearance in that faraway frontier of Brazil and Paraguay. Acquiring affects of música caipira (Brazilian hillbilly music), specifically that of Délio e Delinha, and melting it with American folk-rock, both best local composers and poets Geraldo and Paulo Simõha sido provided excellent fresh materials for the incursions from the nascent group, who have been especially fitted to some sort of poetry that handled ecology (very much before this became fashionable). Musically the group utilized a lot of fingerpicked strings (mainly, they played many craviolas, a 12-string device like the electric guitar) and elaborated vocals which were refined daily through their familial cohabitation. The very first record emerged in 1978 using the devastating interference of makers foretold from the name, Tetê e o Lírio Selvagem. For the reason that recording, the sensitive guitars and vocals, similar to the bucolical scenery depicted both in music and poetry, as well as the psychedelic scents therefore dear with their audio had been buried under a commonplace strings and tempo section, making the effect unrecognizable for the group’s followers and ununderstandable for beginners. Tetê’s brand, a after that still uncontrolled usage of incredibly high bird-influenced pitches (she statements to have discovered to sing hearing the araras of her house condition), sounded dislocated inside a therefore behaved environment. But it’s understandable that becoming inexperienced, the siblings had been alluded from the perspective of achievement and produced compromises that they might live to repent. As the recording didn’t happen, Tetê continuing to market her solo function and take part in Television series (Television Globo’s Caso Verdade A Vida de Clementina de Jesus). Her 1st solo recording, Piraretã (1980), started her association using the vanguardist Arrigo Barnabé, which will be instrumental on her behalf future route in the region that could value her uncommon vocal skill. In 1981, she offered Barnabé’s valse “Londrina” within the MPB Shell Festival. The music was awarded because of its set up by Cláudio Leal. At that time, Espíndola’s uncommon timbre had received the vanguard of São Paulo, like the poet Augusto de Campos, departing Espíndola to become praised by Tom Jobim and several other top performers. Espíndola’s biggest industrial strike was “Escrito Nas Estrelas” (Arnaldo Dark/Carlos Rennó), champion of Television Globo’s Event dos Festivais (1985). Even more relaxed in challenging/artistic circumstances, she symbolized Brazil at many international festivals, just like the Concert Tone of voice (1988, Rome, Italy), New Morning (1989, Paris, France), Festival de Jazz Latino-Americano (Cordoba, Argentina), as well as the Belgium Jazz Festival. In 1990, as well as Arnaldo Dark, Espíndola gained a one-year scholarship or grant in the Vitae Foundation using a composition located in the performing from the Amazonian wild birds, using her tone of voice solely as a musical instrument. This analysis was offered in the record Ouvir (1991). In 2001, Espíndola performed in a number of metropolitan areas of Germany and Portugal.

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Full Name Tetê Espíndola
Profession Musician
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Arnaldo Black
Children Dani Black, Patricia Black
Parents Alba Miranda, Francisco Espíndola
Siblings Alzira E, Celito Espindola, Humberto Espindola, Sergio Espindola, Jerry Espindola
Music Groups Tetê e o Lírio Selvagem
Music Songs Escrito nas estrelas, Cunhataiporã, Vida cigana, Pô, Amar É Importante, Ajoelha e reza, Na Chapada, Gata vadia, Pássaros na garganta, Piraretã, Amor e guavira, Olhos de jacaré, O Meu Amor, Sertaneja, Mulher o suficiente, Fio de cabelo, Judiaria, Paisagem fluvial, Amor de graça, Jaguadarte • Galadriel, Canção dos vagalumes, ZenCinema, Refazenda, Gaiola, Noite torta, Longos prazeres de amor, Águas Irreais, Umbigo, Viver junto, Cai a Tarde, Tamarana, Aratarda, Quyquyho
Albums Pássaros na garganta, Piraretã, VozVoixVoice, Canção do Amor, E va por Ar, Anahí, Alma Caipira, Gaiola, Só Tetê, ZenCinema
Movies Cidade Oculta, Superquadra Saci

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Mônica e a Sereia do Rio 1987 "Curupaco", "Coração Doidinho", "Galadriel"



Inimigo Público N. 1 2005 Documentary short Herself

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