Regina Benedetti and Sama De Tres Details
Samba In The City Presents
Regina Benedetti and Sama De Tres
Regina Benedetti is a Brazilian singer, composer and percussionist, and a graduate of Bachelor of Psychology. Regina used to work in a field related to “Music therapy” with elderly people. She won many competitions and festivals of authorial compositions in Brazil. Also, Regina used to live in Italy in 2003, where she performed as a singer, composer, and in the theater. Moreover, in 2008, Regina recorded her first CD “Juras”. In 2012, Regina performed at the festival in homage to the 80 years of “João Gilberto, the “Father” of the Bossa-Nova” at Juazeiro, Bahia – Brazil, with big names of the MPB (Music Popular from Brazil) as “João Bosco” and “Maestro Aderbal Duarte”. In 2012 her second CD entitled “O Canto da Sereia” by Guaruba Produções, which was indicated to the Latin Grammy Awards in 2012. More than that, Regina’s work pieces are one of the most powerful tools for the views and the interpretations from the Brazilian music. In addition, Regina showed through her music, the aesthetical aspects from Brazil, when she lectured at Harvard University about the “11th Brazilian’s Ethnic Culture” in April, 2013. To conclude, the CD “O Canto da Sereia” approaches typically Afro-Brazilian rhythms as “Ijexá”, “Xote”, “Baião”, “Maracatu”, among other rhythms. Currently, Regina is playing in shows across the United States of America. The unique mix of strength and sensibility are the reasons Regina Benedetti is a very interesting artist.
About the Project with Samba de Três :
Without a doubt the Brazilian influences are all over when they are performing.
Russian pianist, vibes player, educator, and composer Alexei Tsiganov has been in the Unites States since 1992 and devoted his efforts to playing and learning several musical styles from North, Central, and South Americas… Jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian.it is all there supported by a truly authentic rhythm section. Renato Malavasi, Brazilian from Sao Paulo, drummer and educator, who has been working with Alexei in the most diverse musical situations since 2001, and newer band mate also Brazilian, all the way from the west side, a city called Cuiaba, Ebinho Cardoso, bassist, arranger, and singer who has anchored the rhythms with his 6 string basses and sounds for the past 2 years.