LEA FREIRE's "Cartas Brasileiras" (Brazilian Letters - 2007) is receiving the
enthusiastic applause of
either public and critic, in many languages. Its music is the confluence of the
three main musical forces
that coexist in Brazil today : African, European and Native Indian. "Vento em
Madeira", the first track of
this album, is a beautifull combination of these influences. With an invited
orquestra adding to 62 (sixty
two) musicians, it is a colossal production of her label Maritaca, specialized in the
Her first CD, “Ninhal” (meaning the collective of birds nests), is still
very well received by public and critic and some of the songs, specially 'Vatapa'
have been recorded
already in Japan, German, Italy, USA and by various artists in Brazil.