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Tania Maria

Tania Maria
Born: May 9, 1948 in Sao Luis, Brazil
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Genre: Jazz, World
Biography: Brazilian jazz vocalist and pianist Tania Maria's career has spanned over three decades, starting when she was just 13 and she fronted a band of professional musicians organized by her father, who was a metal worker and gifted amateur musician. He had encouraged her to study piano so that she could accompany ...Read full biography
Taurus
Released: 1981
Label: Concord Picante
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Tania Maria's second Concord release (which, as with her other output, has been reissued on CD) is still one of her best sets. The repertoire -- five of her originals, "Imagine," and "Cry Me a River" -- ...Read full review
Come with Me
Released: 1982
Label: Japanese Import
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In the early '80s, Tânia Maria burst upon the U.S. music scene, playing an exuberant blend of Brazilian pop and jazz. Her first few recordings for Concord Picante (of which Come with Me is the third) remain ...Read full review
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