Maria Gadú, the artist must Musica Popular Brasileira

Regarded by his elders as one of the best singers of the new generation of Musica Popular Brasileira (Brazilian Popular Music or MPB) MariaGadú, whose real name Mayra Correa Aygadoux, is an artist of the Brazilian scene. Born in São Paulo in 1986, the young woman immersed in music since his childhood. She knows how to play the electric and acoustic guitar, and composes herself her own songs. After several performances in bars in Rio, she took the famous song Ne me quitte pas” by Jacques Brel. His interpretation of this tube is used in a television mini-series dedicated to the famous Brazilian singer Maysa Matarazzo. It attracts the curiosity of the public as well as famous artists such as Milton Nascimento and Caetano Veloso. It is with his own composition, Shimbalaie” (meaning “I feel happy”) she knows the great success in 2009. Indeed, the song appears on the soundtrack of the telenovela Viver a Vida, before be known worldwide. That same year, Maria Gadú released his first album containing among others the two titles are launched. Its warm music that mixes the style of Brazilian popular music to indie rock with hints of blues, attracted a large audience. In 2010, she toured with Caetano Veloso and then exits with him, in 2011, a live duo album, Multishow Ao Vivo. She returned in December 2011 with a new album, but Uma Página. Now Maria is an accomplished artist Gadú the undisputed talent and masculine look which clashes with sensitivity and poetry she shares in all modesty in his music, with his audience.

The artist is currently on a world tour. It was on June 22 at the Cité de la Musique in Paris, and then give a concert on June 28 at the Barbican Centre in London.

By Mistoura Yessoufou

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