Marisa Monte


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Marisa Monte (vocals, acoustic guitar), Eduardo Carvalho “Dadi” (bass, electric & acoustic guitar), Davi Pires “Davi Moraes” (electric guitar), Romário Junior “Pupillo” (drums), Angelo Silva “Pretinho da Serrinha” (percussion, cavaco)

Marisa Monte, an exceptional singer and composer from Rio de Janeiro, is a leading light in her country’s music, one of the greatest Brazilian singers of all times. Her captivating voice, elegant and velvety, has won the hearts of listeners all over the world. Throughout her career she has shown herself to be a versatile and innovative performer, adept at mixing the traditional with the contemporary, combining samba, bossa nova, baião, pop, Jazz and soul. Her contribution to Brazilian music is undeniable and she is undoubtably one of her country’s most influential artists.

Over the more than three decades of her career, Marisa Monte has collaborated with top-notch artists such as Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Cartola, Pixinguinha, Paulinho da Viola, Nando Reis (Titãs), Laurie Anderson, Naná Vasconcelos, Jorge Drexler, Adriana Calcanhotto, Marcelo Yuca and Seu Jorge. Among the highlights of her career was her participation in the Tribalistas band alongside Arnaldo Antunes and Carlinhos Brown, whose similarly named album, Tribalistas (2002), captured the essence of contemporary Brazilian music with songs that became a musical phenomenon enjoying worldwide fame.

With a dazzling and magnetic stage presence, her dynamic performances send magic buzzing through every note, making her concerts unforgettable experiences. At the Jazzaldia, Marisa Monte will look back at some of her memorable songs, including Ainda Bem, Já sei Namorar, Amor I Love You, Velha Infância


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