Monika Oliveira is a fresh and exciting vocal presence on the New York - Brazilian music scene today. This singer/songwriter was born in Belém do Pará and raised in Rio de Janeiro. She has been living and performing around New York City for over twenty years.
She combines her love of Brazil’s musical heritage and her love of Jazz into a sultry variation on both – Brazilian MPB Jazz that is at once moving and rhythmic, pure and passionate. Monika’s voice enchants and entrances through her innate rhythmic feel and phrasing. Her musical experience extends from Jazz Festivals to Clubs, TV, Film, Radio and Broadway.
As a composer, Monika's music appeared in the 2014 film "The David Dance”, winner of the Tallgrass Film Festival