Singer, Songwriter and Actress | Brazilian Music
Maíra Baldaia is a singer, songwriter and actress from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Considered one of the representatives of the good and new harvest of brazilian songwriters. Pointed out in a selection made by “Musicoteca” as one of the “incredible women who are calling attention and modifying the types and places of Brazilian music”. Artist of the publishing company YBmusic and of the collective IMUNE - black music instant . It brings, especially in the letters, the ancestry that carries and its vision of contemporary woman. In the concerts of Maíra Baldaia there is a repertoire with songs composed by the artist and by songwriters of the MPB (brazilian music). With a base band formed only by women musicians, Maíra Baldaia has performed in important events as a Noite YBmusic (SIM São Paulo 2018), Festival of the ACERT (Tondela/ Portugal - 2018), Agitágueda (Águeda/ PT - 2018), Chacoalha Festival (2018), Romaria Cultural (Gouveia/ PT 2018), Samba Fest (Hartford, Connecticut/ USA - 2018), Sensacional + Sarara Festival (BH - MG 2018), FIT BH 2018, Afromineira Night of SIM São Paulo 2017 (SP), the Winter Festival of Itabira (MG), SIAN – Idea Week of Black Arts (MG), the IMUNE - Instant of Black Music (MG and SP), Meeting of Cultures Festival (Serpa / PT), SONORA - International Festival of Composers (Lisbon / PT and Belo Horizonte / BR), among others. The artist has participated in programs such as Sofar Sounds Lisbon (web), Showlivre (web), Cantoras do Brasil 2018 (Canal Brasil/ Globo Sat), Globo Horizonte (TV Globo Minas), Elefante Sessions (web), A Hora do Improviso, Coletânea, Agenda, Brasil das Gerais (Rede Minas), Apto Sessions (web), among others. Majored in music (Bituca – Universidade de Música Popular) and in theater (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Maíra Baldaia presents versatility and identity on stage and brings to the interpretation of the songs her experience in music and theater. Released on 18th December 2016, 'POENTE e outras paisagens' is the first album of the singer and songwriter Maíra Baldaia, containing 12 songs composed by the artist and composers from Minas Gerais. Besides her own work, the singer also includes Group Tambor Mineiro, a project idealized by the musician Maurício Tizumba. Currently, the singer works on the circulation of her second work, the DVD "MAIS", released in the capital of São Paulo at the Itaú Cultural in 2018, and recorded in Belo Horizonte with the special participation of Titane, MaurícioTizumba, Ellen Oléria, Luedji Luna, Luiz Gabriel Lopes, Marcelo Veronez, François Muleka, Nath Rodrigues, Guilherme Ventura, Mariana Cavanellas, Héloa, Clayton Neri and Meninos de Minas. Maíra Baldaia's work is available on all platforms/ streaming services.
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