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Maria Jameau & Blue Brazil

Label: Challenge Records
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917330427
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Catalog number: CR 73304
Releasedate: 01-04-11
Maria Jameau & Blue Brazil performs a mix of Brazilian, African, Latin and French music that enchants the soul. Their music is classy, organic, bohemian, soulful, and multicultural.
  • Blue Brazil creates sounds that make the spirit dance and the mind relax
  • A quintet consisting of longtime performing artists
  • Music influenced by the musical backgrounds of the different band members, reaching from latin, jazz, r & b, and funk to Spanish flamenco, north Indian and eastern European
  • Relaxing music, that brings along the sun and the summer
  • Maria brings a joyful multicultural spirit to her music and movement classes for all ages.
Maria Jameau & Blue Brazil is a soulful world music quintet based in Sonoma County, California. Comprised of longtime performing artists, Bob Afifi (flute), Nate Lopez (bass & guitar), Jacob Harris (percussion), Pablo Rodriguez (guitar and vocals), and Maria Jameau (award-winning lead vocals and percussion), Blue Brazil creates sounds that make the spirit dance and the mind relax. While the musical backgrounds among them range from latin, jazz, r & b, and funk to Spanish flamenco, north Indian and eastern European, Maria Jameau & Blue Brazil performs a mix of Brazilian, African, Latin and French music that enchants the soul. Their music is classy, organic, bohemian, soulful, and multicultural (source: culturemob.com)
Maria Jameau holds her Master of Music Degree in Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. She has played piano for 30 years, with guitar, flute, and percussion as secondary instruments.  A former faculty member of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Maria currently teaches classes for children, adults and teachers out of her private studio in St Helena. Maria is a professional vocalist and has performed and recorded extensively over the past decade.  Having studied music and dance in a variety of world cultures, including West Africa, Brazil, Europe, and North India, Maria brings a joyful multicultural spirit to her music and movement classes for all ages.