Tania Maria Similar Artists

Rosa Passos - 72% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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1952, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Raised in the heady musical atmosphere of the city of her birth, Passos studied piano from the age of three, then guitar and began singing eight years later. She started composing songs while still in her teens and over the years continued to do so, often in collaboration with lyricist Fernando de Oliveira. Indeed, Passos’ 1978 debut Recri Read more

Eliane Elias - 64% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 March 1960, São Paulo, Brazil. Before she reached the age of 21, Elias had attracted considerable attention, not only for her keyboard playing but also as a teacher of jazz music. In the early 80s she moved to New York, joined the Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker jazz rock group, Steps Ahead, with whom she remained until 1984, and thereafter recorded and toured ex Read more

Roberto Menescal - 55% match to Tania Maria

Genres: World Music
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Poncho Sanchez - 47% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 October 1951, Laredo, Texas, USA. The youngest of 11 children, Sanchez taught himself to play guitar, flute, drums and timbales before choosing the conga. He was raised in Norwalk, California, where he played with local bands although his first engagement was as a singer with an R&B band. Among the artists he listened to in these formative years were Machito, Tito Pue Read more

Flora Purim - 45% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz Latin
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Dee Dee Bridgewater - 37% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Denise Eileen Garrett, 27 May 1950, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. After making her first public performances singing in the American north west, Garrett became featured vocalist with the University of Illinois big band. In 1970, she married trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater, thereafter using her married name, even after their divorce. The couple recorded together, including the well-re Read more

Michael Franks - 37% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 September 1944, La Jolla, California, USA. As a young teenager, Franks began singing to his own guitar accompaniment. He drew his eclectic repertoire from a broad field including folk music and aspects of the blues. He also began composing in the blues idiom, performing his own work and also hearing it picked up by other musicians. By the 70s Franks had become a well-know Read more

Duke Pearson - 36% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Columbus Calvin Pearson Jnr., 17 August 1932, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, d. 4 August 1980, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. After studying piano and trumpet, Pearson opted for the former and played professionally in various parts of the USA before settling in New York at the end of the 50s. Working as both performer and composer, he associated with several leading musicians, including Don Read more

Karrin Allyson - 35% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Great Bend, Kansas, USA. While still a small child, Allyson moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where she studied classical piano. Later, living in the San Francisco Bay area, she worked in the theatre before returning to Nebraska to attend university where she majored in classical piano, graduating in 1987. It was around this time that Allyson’s musical horizons broadened and sh Read more

Ivan Lins - 32% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 June 1945, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Because Lins’ father was a graduate engineering student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ivan was raised in both Brazil and the USA. In Brazil, he pursued his own studies and was also seriously considering a sporting career but sensed that music might offer a more fulfilling future. While growing up, he had heard and en Read more

Luciana Souza - 31% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Sao Paulo, Brazil. Souza was born into a musical family; her father is composer-guitarist Walter Sanot, her mother composer Tereza Souza. Widely respected by jazz instrumentalists with whom she has worked for her technical skill and musicianship, she has built her career to date on the twin footings of Brazilian music and jazz, reflecting her division of her time between her Read more

Willie Bobo - 30% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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William Correa, 28 February 1934, New York City, New York, USA, of Puerto Rican parentage, d. 15 September 1983, Los Angeles, California, USA. Growing up in New York’s El Barrio, Bobo was exposed to substantial doses of Latin music, jazz and R&B. These genres later jostled together in his work as a band leader. He started playing Latin percussion at the age of 14 (t Read more

Cal Tjader - 29% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz Latin Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Callen Radcliffe Tjader, 16 July 1925, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, d. 5 May 1982, Manila, Philippines. After studying formally, Tjader played drums with various bands on the west coast before joining Dave Brubeck in 1949. In the early 50s he played with Alvino Rey and also led his own small bands. By 1953, the year he joined George Shearing, he had added vibraphone and various Read more

George Benson - 29% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 March 1943, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. This guitarist and singer successfully planted his feet in both the modern jazz and easy-listening pop camps in the mid-70s when jazz pop as well as jazz rock became a most lucrative proposition. Before a move to New York in 1963, he had played in various R&B outfits local to Pittsburgh, including the Altairs and the Four Cou Read more

Paquito d'Rivera - 29% match to Tania Maria

Genres: Jazz
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4 June 1948, Havana, Cuba. Known for a silky-smooth tone and evocative phrasing in the manner of Dexter Gordon, Paquito D’Rivera is one of the great jazz saxophonists of his era and is also a highly proficient clarinettist. After training in the Havana Conservatory and participating in Cuba’s unique avant garde jazz renaissance in the 70s, D’Rivera migrated to Read more


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