Artist Profiles: Veronica Codesal

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Verónica Codesal was born on September 16, 1977 in Uccle, Belgium. She is a vocalist and pandeireta (Galician tambourine) player. Verónica grew up in Belgium in a Spanish immigrant family from Galicia. Although she’s explored a wide range of musical styles, her passion is Galician roots music.

In addition to being a member of the band Urban Trad, Veronica is also founder of the group Ialma. She also took part in Muziek Lod’s project La Maison des Petltes Musiques Cachees (led by Dick van der Harst), in the Zefira Toma project, Celtic band Camaxe and the In Kadrirs project La Paloma Negra.

She’s currently a member of Ialma.

Discography:

Palabras darei, with Ialma (Zoku, 2000)
Marmuladas, with Ialma (Zoku, 2002)
Nova Era, with Ialma (Kerua, 2006)
Simbiose, with Ialma (FOL Musica, 2011)
Camiño de Bruxelas a Santiago, with Ialma (Home Records, 2016)

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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