Elis Regina was one of the most ferociously talented singers to emerge from Brazil. A perfectionist who was frequently dissatisfied, Regina drove herself and members of her band relentlessly, leading to her being dubbed "Hurricane" and "Little Pepper" by musicians and journalists. Her tempestuous nature aside, she commanded the respect of Brazil's leading songwriters, who lined up for the chance to have her record one of their songs, and for much of her short life was the country's most popular female vocalist.
Honeysuckle Rose / Aquarela Do Brasil is a 1969 bossa nova-style jazz album by Elis Regina and Toots Thielemans on the Fontana Special sublabel of Philips Records. Release number is 6424 088. It features the Elis Cinque quintet, in a lineup with Toots Thielemans (guitar and harmonica), Elis Regina (vocals), Antonio Adolfo (piano), Roberto Menescal (guitar) and Wilson das Neves (percussion).
Elis has been considered the best Brazilian singer of all time only surpassed by singer Tim Maia. This album was arguably the most successful of his career, and is recognized as one of the most representative of Brazilian popular music. The idea for the album came out of that Elis developed alone one season titled 'False brilhante' (from late 1975 to early 1977), which reached over 1,200 performances. With part of the repertoire she performed this record was made.
Compilation album, published posthumously in Brazil, performed by singer Elis Regina (Porto Alegre, 1945-1982), considered the best Brazilian singer of all time. Her voice and personality on stage became an innovative performer, able to drag her audience with the deployment of various emotions where each song demands it. Her early death at 36 years (due to a combination of alcohol and drug overdose) foiled a career that was definitely meant to be brilliant.
Cet ouvrage revient sur l'oeuvre, les héritages et l'actualité de deux figures magistrales et fondatrices - mais aussi "encombrantes" et débattues - de la géographie française et mondiale. …