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by Martin McFie
Jamile grew up in Cachoeira do Sul (South Falls), a small town in Brazil towards the border with Uruguay. Her supportive family had no particular interest in music. Imagine her surprise, then, at finding her twenty-something self launching this debut album at Gianni Valenti's Birdland Theater in New York City. After completing her studies ...
With a deep and versatile voice, Jamile has just self-released her first album in 2019 entitled 'If You Could See Me Now', featuring the stellar musicians Steve Wilson, Ray Gallon, Jay Leonhart, Vito Lesczak and Antonio Ciacca. Originally from Brazil, she has been a working vocalist on several venues and has had the opportunity to be featured as a main soloist on the show ‘Eu Sou Maria (Nativitaten)’, the largest outdoor Christmas project in the world, for an audience of 500,000 people throughout the season. Currently based in New York, the vocalist extraordinaire has had the opportunity to perform at Birdland Theater, Minton's Playhouse, Smalls Jazz Club, and at Jazz At Lincoln Center, as well as several other venues throughout the city