célia mara

globalista proudly present:
Célia Mara is a Brazilian artist, born and grown up in the Vale de Jequitenhonhas (Minas Gerais). Now, she is living mostly in Vienna, Austria and sometimes in Salvador, Bahia - tuning the world with her Bastard Sound and presenting a new approach to Brazilian Diaspora music. Célia Mara sings, plays, composes and arranges. She is a bandleader and a solo artist, a 21st. century singer - songwriter, a real Brazilian groove lady, a jazz singer full of emotion, a screaming rock star, a sensual seduction, a funky entertainer… And she’s always carrying a message for peace and social justice with her … Célia Mara’s charismatic voice, her strong compositions, the eclectic, but typically Brazilian mixture and the edgy electro-arrangements pushed her latest albums Santa Rebeldia and bastardista among the headliners of „Global Bricolagistas: „Global Bricolagistas - Los de Abajo, DJ Dolores, Manu Chao, and Mariam and Amadou, Zuco 103, Celia Mara, Ojos de Brujo and Zuba were just a few of the names that grabbed our attention in a year when the world said no to globalization and yes to global music culture mash up.“ Damian Rafferty (Fly- global music culture, UK) Célia Mara is certainly one of the most impressing latin front-ladies living between Brazil & Central Europe… Her passionate singing has led Healer Selecta, of the United Kingdom’s reason2b, to label her as “the best Brazilian international underground artist.” For spontaneous live sessions, Célia’s bastard sound attracted as great artists as Joe Zawinul, Konstantin Wecker, Amparo Sanchez (Amparanoia), Olodum, Think of One, Magou & Dakar Transit or Reggaeman Lazzo Matumbi… Célia Mara band performed during the last years between hyped clubs in London, Moscow or Prag, in prestigious concert halls like the famous Vienna Opera House or the national palace of culture in Sofia, lately, she had great shows in southern Europe. Célia Mara played at huge Reggae-, Jazz-, Groove- or World Music festivals throughout Europe, was invited to Latin Americas biggest festival, Ollin Kan in Mexico City, she presented her songs on “fightin‘ for a better world”mega open airs in Berlin or rocked a soccer field in Croatia.
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brazilian bastardsound made in vienna

„„Bastardista“, wouldn’t the artist have invented it, there wouldn’t be a wording for «Gesamtkunstwerk» Célia Mara.“ (Anna Bianca Krause, Funkhaus Europa, D)

copa da cultura 2006 (prêmio brasil-alemanha // ministry of culture, Brazil) herta pammer preis 2003 (kfb - austria) best world music artist austria (concerto poll austria 2000) * Top of Worldmusic Charts Europe Top Charts in Radio Kosmos Greece * Funkhaus Europa ... world music charts Russia *…

t the bes „one of n” records razilia new “b und this year“ aro to come / global rhythm or tom pry (USA)

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live projects The mix is the way let‘s celebrate diversity!
Célia Mara makes music with a smile - flexible, ironical, sensual, rebellious and fresh. She is an engaging front woman, giving her soul to the audience - dancing, grooving, entertaining. She never fails to impress with her strong voice, the amazing vocal improvisations, which she quickly switches over to beatboxing and sometimes even ascend to trumpet solos. She plays her acoustic guitar with glamour, brazilian rhythm and fun. As a songwriter, she focusses on playing her own songs - labeled as „crackers“ or „a 100% legitimate hit“ by prestigious Songlines Magazine. At the root of her music lies a marriage between traditional Brazilian Music, the rich Latino culture and European underground instrumental grooves. The lyrics, sung in Portuguese, English, German, Spanish and French, are urban poems that sing the voice of migrations and provide communication without any borders. Célia Mara is tipically Brazilian… and Viennese: she disrespectfully surfs between musical styles and rhythms, plays effortlessly with Retro-Brazil, Tango and traditional Afro-Brazilian grooves, mixes Nova MPB and Samba with Funk, Reggae, Balkan-folk, Glamour Rock and HipHop… for sure, she‘s totally invoved in the flow of the music. in 2010, Célia Mara has great cooperations going on:

Célia Mara & la banda di Piazza Caricamento
nOThinG is PUre. rebel YOUrselF. it’s fun. it’s easy. it’s today’s global europe.

Viva la globalisaXion cultural!

Célia Mara is melting with the Babel of Genoa: the multi-ethnic spectacle is spreading energy and joy, uniting the pressing grooves of percussion, marvelous voices, ethnic and urban dance scenes with Célia Mara’s bombastic performance. Surprising, intensive, with a large dose of humor, driven by irresistible beats. That’s 90 minutes of global bastardsound, a bursting show with powerful lead singer Célia Mara and La Banda di Piazza Caricamento, fifteen young artists immigrated from all continents, directed by Davide Ferrari. see the Video: www.vimeo.com/6394408 Genres: Global Worldmusic Show: Afro - Latin - Brasil - Oriental -

co-production Festival del mediterraneo, Genua & globalista, vienna

Disapora - Urban - Voices - Grooves - Danceperformance

Meus amores

Célia Mara, benjamim Taubkin, lui Coimbra
a brazilian love Journey. intensive. acoustic. Pointing right into your heart.
Célia Mara joined two of Brazils most extraordinary instrumental artists to mix on stage an exciting love-portion out of Bossa Nova and Brazilian folklore, Latin Jazz and Tango, Boleros and Rumbas – welcome in “emozionia”! This is an acoustic, contemporary experience, playing with sweet temptation and sensual seduction! Be aware! To expect is a Brazilian night full of poetry and intensive feelings, a journey in the depth of prickling sentiments. With the extradordinary line-up of Célia Mara voice and guitar, Benjamim Taubkin on piano and Lui Coimbra on Cello . Célia Mara love songs: http://www.reverbnation.com/tunepak/1898215

Genres: Brasil, Latin, MPB

a Globalista production: on Tour april 2010 / europe (based in são Paulo, br)

Célia Mara & band
…this is the sound of nu-brazil by way of Vienna… brash, confident and assured“ (songlines, UK)
Célia Mara‘s Bastard Sound is an exciting, high quality dance-mix with thoughtful lyrics, illustrated by impressive live-visuals. it is transglobal samba-tango-jazz-reggaehiphop--bossa-glamour-rock-ska-and-funk, effortlessly switchable to fit undergroundclubs or popular open airs… - „This is one for the hostels and student halls of Europe and South America; Manu Chao meets Yerba Buena meets Carlinhos Brown meets…“ Fly global music culture, London see the Video http://www.vimeo.com/1859323 listen to Célia Mara band: http://www.reverbnation.com/tunepak/1118266

brazilian bastardsound

a globalista production: available in europe: march -november / in brazil: november -March (5 on stage)

Genres: Nu Brazil, Dub, World, Reggae, Latin-Funk

Célia Mara has been seen in:: Austria/ Brasil / Bulgaria / Croatia / Czech Rep. / Germany /Italy / Latvia / Luxembourg /Mexico/ Serbia /Spain / UK / Russia / Tunisia… Some festivals she really loved: Jazzfest Wien/A, Africa Festival/Würzburg/D, Jazz á Carthage/Tunis, Zeltival/Karlsruhe/D, Sabor de Samba/Offenburg/D, National palace of Culture/ Sofia/BG, Mujeres en el Mediterraneo/Granada/ES, Interzone Festival/Novi Sad/SER, CSD/ Berlin, Ethnoland/Moscow/RU, Sunsplash & Jazz@ Wiesen/A, Festival del Mediterraneo / Genova/It, Ethnotronica/ Moscow/RU, Spançirfest/Cr ecc…Some Clubs she recommends: CARGO/London/UK, Gazarte/Athens/GR, Porgy & Bess/Vienna /A, Café Hahn, Koblenz/D, Joe Zawinuls‘s Birdland/Vienna/A, Roxy/Praha/CZ, Petrovic & Dao Ja/ Moscow/RU, Schlachthof Kassel/D...

... and the ladies dance - tempestuously!“ (viennajazz /harald justin)

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