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 on lead vocals.
for more info check the
Jan. 2014 : Release of Ara's Circle first album: "That's it"
26.03.2014 : Concert @ Radio Sugar Factory - Amsterdam
March 2014 : CD Presentation Concerts, details to be announced
May 2014 : Concert at Breda Jazz Festival 2014
Maria & Band @ HOT JAZZ CLUB!
Hot Jazz Club
4.1.2014 21:oo h
Maria Fernandez Alvarez & Band
Jonathan Ihlenfeld Cuñado - Bass
Tuur Moens - Drums
Marc Bischoff - Piano
Interview in AD newspaper
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
posted April 2013
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
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 ! )
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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