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                        News

          New 2014 tour dates with

         Mr. Jamal thomas & band!

       Ara's Circle Album Release

 

Ara's Circle is a Rotterdam based band founded by percussionist/composer Arndt Beckmann. "That's it" delivers a fresh mix of Funk, Pop, Brazil & Latin Jazz featuring Maria as co-composer, lyricist & lead vocalist.

for more info check the

  Ara's Circle website

 

 

 

 

 

 

26.03.2014   :  Concert @ Radio Sugar Factory - Amsterdam

March 2014 :  CD Presentation Concerts, details to be announced

May 31st 2014  :  Concert at Breda Jazz Festival 2014

   Maria & Band @ HOT JAZZ CLUB!

 

 

 

Hot Jazz Club

4.1.2014  21:oo h 

(Münster, Germany)

 

Maria Fernandez Alvarez & Band

Jonathan Ihlenfeld Cuñado - Bass

Tuur Moens - Drums

Marc Bischoff - Piano

Interview in AD newspaper

     30.08.2013  

Latineo Soul Shake

Maria had the honour to write lyrics to Marc Bisschof's beautiful tune: 'Viejo añejado'


Band: Latineo Soul Shake
Music by Marc Bisschof

Backing Vocals: Maureen Fernandes, Geydi Gonzalez, Yumarya Grijt & Maria Fernandez Alvarez
Drums: Mark de Jong; Bass: Yerman Aponte; Piano: Marc Bisschof; Percussion: Leonyd Muñoz

Lead vocals, vocal arr & lyrics by Maria Fernandez Alvarez

 

 

- LATINEO SOUL SHAKE -

SUN 07.07.2013 : Charlois Jazz Festival - Rotterdam

Website

 

posted April 2013

Video

 

 

Maria recently participated in this great project of vocalist Fantine Tho;

with a beautiful vocal arrangement by the amazing Stanley Clementina! Featuring the wonderful Maureen Fernandes, Dwayne Lace, Rikke Korswagen (recording) & Marcel van Dam (video).

 

Enjoy the video!

 

Jo Cadeau & Maria

Unusual gifts..

 

We're very happy to announce that from September on Maria will be cooperating with "Jo Cadeau". This company will be promoting her workshops for teambuilding, families and parties, aswell as her songwriting for wedding ceremonies, her group of Singing Telegram (yes really ! Cool isn't it!?..) her concerts and last but not least her vocal coaching. We're very proud to be part of their team! Check their website & video to get to know all kind of freelancers that are offering creative and innovative workshops and classes! (from yoga to dancing to cooking to singing ! )

 

Website

Summer tour Jamal thomas Band

        & Fred Wesley 2012

Tour with Funk Legends Jamal Thomas & Fred Wesley

 

The tour with Funk Legends Jamal Thomas & Fred Wesley was amazing! There were many wonderful special guests like Baatin (USA, ex-p funk member), Edward Grand (USA), Susanne Alt (DE/NL) & Jon Tarifa (NL/AL). Check out www.jamalthomas.com to listen to songs from the latest album, with Maria singing lead on the title track of the cd.

 

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4 Years of Music Matters

    De Doelen Rotterdam

 

'IF EVER I WOULD LEAVE YOU' (Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe) &

'ALFONSINA Y EL MAR' (Ramirez/Luna)

 

With the wonderful Alexander van Popta (p) & Ulas Aksunger (perc) -

 

the Jamal thomas Band

Album Release Party

a cloud of sound

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