ALINE MORALES & ROMMEL RIBEIRO
National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1P 5W1
Aline Morales Since arriving in Canada in 2003, Brazilian-born Aline Morales has become well known locally as a dynamic singer, percussionist and bandleader. However, it was her debut solo album that brought national attention to this unique artist. Released in 2011, “Flores, Tambores e Amores” has met with widespread critical acclaim and reached #1 on Canada’s Folk/World charts. It has appeared on several Best of 2011 lists and has earned a Juno nomination for Best Album. An ambitious and eclectic record, Flores is rooted in classic Brazilian song styles such as samba, forró, Northeastern folk music and 1960’s Tropicalia. Yet, it inhabits its own unique musical world where traces of Italian film scores, African sounds, avant garde poetry and vintage synths ebb and flow. Rommel Ribeiro Rommel Ribeiro launches “Caminho de Vento”, a vibrant new album that carries with it, the impact of his musical explorations around the world. Faithful to his origins, Rommel once again unites a ...