The Netherlands – Tito Paris‘ live album “Acústico” will be released the 19th of February. Tito Paris successfully blends the sounds of Cape Verdean traditional mornas, coladeiras and funanas with the modern sounds of Portugal, giving the listeners
a sense of the sensuality of Cape Verde.
A new studio album is scheduled for release later in the year. Born the 30th of May 1963 in a family of musical fishermen on the poor island of Mindelo – the very one that is also home to Cesaria Evora – Tito Paris received an invitation to play in Bana’s group in Lisbon from the ambassador of Cape Verde music in Portugal when he was just nineteen years old.
La Voz de Cabo Verde was his first group. He played drums then bass, until that day when Dany Silva pushed him to the front of the stage to sing. That was when things fell properly into place and Tito Paris began his career as lead singer.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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