Maria Mendes, Vocals | Wim Dijkgraaf, Harmonica | Karel Boehlee, Piano Clemens van der Feen, Bass | Jasper van Hulten, Drums
1. Love Dance | 2. Obsession | 3. Saia Preta | 4. Come Rain or Come Shine | 5. Olha So no Meu | Olhar (Always and Forever) | 6. Somewhere Over the Rainbow | 7. So Many Stars | 8. horinho | Pra Ele | 9. Vareo | 10. Comecar de Novo
An undeniable talented jazz singer with incredible inventive and unique vocal abilities, Maria is known for her crystal clear voice, creative and exciting phrasing and vocal virtuosity. These qualities make her singing stand out, showing elegance, charm and vivid charisma. Her culturally rich background has supplied her with the Bossa Nova’s gentle grooves, the Portuguese Fado’s melancholic singing, the American jazz swing of the early 50s and the richness of classical music. These natural abilities have won her international acclaim with rave reviews, winning significant awards and achieving a loyal following in each country she performs.