Brazilian pianist, singer and composer Tania Maria has nurtured a long and passionate love affair with music. Since the release of her first album 37 years ago, the vivacious musician has treated the world to a non-stop fiesta. Her daring improvisations, brimming with R&B, funk and Afro-Cuban flavors are evident with the release of her 26th album, Intimidade on Blue Note Records. The tracks cut across all stylistic, ethnic and generational barriers with ease, conquering new fans along the way.
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Tania Maria on NPR'S Piano Jazz
Born in Brazil to a musical family, pianist and vocalist Tania Maria was leading her own group of professional musicians by the time she was 13. In the 1970s, she moved to Paris, where she found the international spotlight through her work in jazz festivals. In the 1980s, Maria moved to New York, where she recorded hit albums and worked with some of the most renowned jazz artists in the world. For the Ma...
Tania Maria: Ronnie Scott's review / London Evening Standard
Review from Aust 23/24 appearance at Ronny Scott's:
Carnival weekend in London, and wild-haired Brazilian singer-songwriter-pianist Tania Maria was in a partying mood. Seated at a concert grand, her feet in white Mary Janes, her eyes hidden behind vintage sunglasses, the Grammy-nominated 65-year-old delivered a set touched by moments of brilliance. Here were sambas and bossas playe...
Tania Maria: Intimidade. A highly personal music vision with universal appeal
Brazilian pianist, singer and composer Tania Maria has nurtured a long and passionate love affair with music. Since the release of her first album in her native land 37 years ago, the vivacious musician has treated the world to a non-stop aural fiesta, serving up steaming portions of her piquant blend of festive Brazilian rhythms and daring improvisations, brimming with R&B, funk and Afro-Cuban ...