Luisa Maita


This attractive young Brazilian singer’s Benetton-ready bona fides include Euro-Jewish and Syrian-Muslim parents, a childhood split between Rio de Janeiro and the countryside, and an unfancy vocal style that splits the difference between bossa nova and the club scene. Her new album, Lero-Lero, is a dependably smooth ride wherein rhythms of copoeira, Bahia, and the favelas acquire a not-unpleasant jazz-pop sheen.

Wed., Nov. 3, 9 p.m., 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 27, 2010

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