Ana Moura // SFJAZZ Center @ SFJAZZ, San Francisco [from 12 to 15 April]

Ana Moura // SFJAZZ Center


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12 - 15
April
19:30 - 22:00

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SFJAZZ
201 Franklin St, San Francisco, California 94102
«She made each song a series of small dramatic surges: glimmers of hope, hints of sensuality, passages of melancholy, glints of determination. » — The New York Times

Sparked by a remarkable generation of young singers, fado has emerged over the past decade or so as a force on the world music scene, and the brightest light bringing the soul-baring music to new audiences is Ana Moura. Draped in a lacy black gown, her raven tresses cascading down her bare shoulders, she captures the spirit of the iconic fadista, a singer devoted to the tradition-bound Portuguese musical style that marries poetry about love, loss and the vicissitudes of fate to sumptuously plaintive melodies. While she hews to many of the genres conventions, performing accompanied by 12-string Portuguese guitars, Moura embodies fado’s contemporary spirit. With her gorgeous voice and riveting stage presence she’s captured fans like Caetano Veloso, the Rolling Stones and Prince, who made a surprise backstage visit during her first SFJAZZ performance. Following their inspired collaboration on Moura’s 2012 session Desfado, the pairing of Moura with four-time GRAMMY winning producer Larry Klein continues on the singer’s newest album, Moura. It’s Klein’s latest collaboration with a supremely gifted female artist (his credits include Joni Mitchell, Luciana Souza, Melody Gardot, and Madeleine Peyroux), and yielded a masterpiece of beauty and enchantment. Much like the blues, fado is defined by its unabashed emotional intensity and preoccupation with heartbreak, betrayal and separation. In Moura’s hands, this ritualized form of emotional release takes flight, soaring to new emotional heights.

4 SHOWS:
APR 12- 7:30 PM
APR 13- 7:30 PM
APR 14-7:30 PM
APR 15- 7:00 PM
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