|Born||February 27, 1971|
|Origin||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Genres||Música Popular Brasileira|
Mônica Salmaso started her career in the play "O Concílio do Amor", directed by Gabriel Villela in 1989.
In 1995 she recorded her first solo CD Afro-sambas, accompanied by classical guitarist Paulo Bellinati, who also made the arrangements and produced the CD. It was a re-recording of the eponymous disc composed in the 1960s by Baden Powell and Vinícius de Moraes.
She was nominated for the Prêmio Sharp – 1997 as Revelation singer in the category Música Popular Brasileira.
In 1999 she was the winner of the second Prêmio Visa MPB – Vocal Edition, in a unanimous decision both by the jury and by popular acclaim.
In the same year she recorded her third CD, Voadeira, also produced by Rodolfo Stroeter. Guest participants in the CD were, among others, Marcos Suzano, Benjamim Taubkin, Toninho Ferragutti, Paulo Bellinati and Nailor Azevedo.
- Noites de Gala, ao vivo - 2009 (recorded 2008)
- Noites de Gala, Samba na Rua (DVD) - 2008
- Nem 1 ai - 2008 (recorded 2000)
- Noites de Gala, Samba na Rua - 2007
- Iaiá - 2004
- Voadeira - 1999
- Trampolim - 1998
- Afro-sambas - 1995
Besides these works, she also participated in more than 60 CDs by other artists.
- Paula Botelho Brazilian Music in "The New York Times": Sites for the Production ... 2008 - Page 217 "The New York Times of January 11, 2002, reviewed with an asterisk Brazilian musician Mônica Salmaso with Cyro Baptista, and referred to Mônica as “a singer from Brazil making her New York City debut with these concerts.” The New York ..."
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