Artist Profiles: Chouteira

Chouteira

Chouteira performed Galician tradititonal music sucjh as pasodobles, muiñeiras and waltzes with new arrangements and featured the beautiful voice of Uxía Pedreira. The group incorporated brass to Galician trad music.

The band: Uxía Pedreira vocals, tambourine; Olga Fernández accordion; Olimpio Giraldez Galician pipes, requintas, percussion; Anxo Graga Galician pipes, sax, Galician hurdy gurdy; Alfredo Moldes drums, spoons, castanets, frame drum; Francisco Estevez drums, spoons, castanets; David Rodríguez trumpet, Galician bagpipe; Lolo Martínez tuba.

Discography:

Chouteira ‎(Do Fol, 1995)
Ghuaue! ‎(Do Fol, 1997)
Folla de lata (2004)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.
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