Lusafrica has released a compilation that features some of the finest morna performers, ranging from the now classics like Cesaria Evora, Teofilo Chantre and Ildo Lobo to young new talent such as Elida Almeida, Ceuzany, and Jenifer Solidade.
Morna is the popular traditional music of Cape Verde, songs of longing and love. Cesaria Evora became a world music sensation and introduced mornas to thousands of adoring international music fans.
The artist selection includes Ildo Lobo, Lura, Albertino, Cesaria Evora, Ceuzany, Elida Almeida, Kompass, Bau, Teofilo Chantre, Jenifer Solidade, Nancy Viera, Ze Luis, Teofilo Chantre & Cesaria Evora, Alma De Morna, Fantcha and Maria Alice.
Mornas De Cabo Verde is a great opportunity to catch up with some of the greatest female and male performers of this profound music style.
Cape Verdean vocalist Zé Luis will bring his velvety vocals to France in the next days. The rising star of Cape Verdean music will be joined by the equally talented Nancy Vieira as a
Zé Luis will perform songs from his critically acclaimed debut album titled “Serenata.” The vocalists will be accompanied by Toy Vieira (piano), José Antonio Soares (guitar, cavaquinho), Rolando Martins Semedo (guitar), and Miroca (percussion).
Jan 31 – Théâtre de Bressuire, Bressuire (France)
Feb 01 – Le Jardin de Verre, Cholet (France)
Feb 04 – La Bouche d’Air, Nantes (France)
Feb 07 – Salle Nougaro, Toulouse (France)
Feb 08 – Le Cap, Aulnay Sous Bois (France)
Feb 10 – Théâtre de Villefranche, Villefranche (France)
Feb 13 – Theatre Sortie Ouest, Beziers (France)
Feb 14 – Théâtre du Briançonnais, Briancon (France)
Feb 15 – MC2, Grenoble (France)
Feb 20 – Espace François Mitterand, Canteleu (France)
Feb 21 – New Morning, Paris (France)
Mar 28 – B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, New York, NY (USA)