Leny Andrade

Leny Andrade

Real Name:
Leny de Andrade Lima
Profile:
Leny Andrade Lima, known by the stage name LENY ANDRADE considered by many the greatest Brazilian jazz samba singer, was born in Rio de Janeiro, on January 25, 1943, and is a singer of Brazilian music.

At six years old, Leny Andrade began playing piano. At nine, she entered the Brazilian Conservatory of Music and the fifteen already appeared as "crooner" orchestras. As a girl, she sang with the trio of Sergio Mendes at the time of the Lane.

Born in Rio de Janeiro, debuted professionally at age 15, the only singing crooner Dick Farney in the orchestra. She recorded her first LP in 1961 called "The Feeling". The following year, released the LP "The Art Major Leny Andrade".

In the 60s, with Pery Ribeiro and Bossa Three group, with whom she recorded her first live album, debuted at the nightclub Basement 73 the anthology show "Gemini 5" Ronaldo Bôscoli and Miele, show that this caused her move to Mexico where she lived for five years. In 1965 she broke with the disc in mulatto "We are there" especially the title track of Mauricio Einhorn, Durval Ferreira and Regina Werneck. Embarked on the forefront of samba in the 70s, with the disc "Uproar" and closed the decade with the album "Record" a work remarkable samba-jazz.

Singing alongside artists like Luiz Eca, Wagner Tiso, Eumir Deodato, Francis Hime, Gilson Peranzzetta and João Donato, Leny Andrade became known for her remarkable ability to improvise.

In the 80's and 90 divided between Brazil and the United States. In 1984 she recorded two important albums in her career "Leny Andrade Live" with cover artist Juarez Machado, the Label Pointer.

Prestigious, the CD "Neon Light", was acclaimed by critics and the public, where they emphasized the interpretation of the song A Night in Tunisia Toots Thielemans and Saigon Claudio Cartier / Paulo Cesar Feital and Carlão. This CD has opened the doors to Europe, being released by Dutch label Timeless Records in Europe and Japan This label has also launched the CD "Embraceable You" which was later re-released in Brazil by the label Som Livre, only North American standards, in bossa nova rhythm.

From 1990 onwards she has participated in numerous Jazz Festivals in Europe, Japan and the United States, also singing in prestigious temples of Jazz as Blue Note in New York and Japan, Birdland and Lincoln Center in New York, "New Morning in Paris, Ronnie Scott's Club in London Subway in Cologne in Germany, among others.

CDs also launched in partnership with prestigious musicians such as César Camargo Mariano called "We", Christopher Bastos for the series Music and Lyrics producer Almir Chediak, "Antonio Carlos Jobim" and guitarist living in the United States Romero Lubambo recorded "Thing thin "Moonlight and Arpoador."

In 2007 shared a Latin Grammy Award with Cesar Camargo Mariano for Best MPB Album Live. Leny Andrade has recorded 29 albums and 2 DVDs, the latest being the CD "Alma Mia" (2010) only boleros with arrangements Fernando Merlino.

Leny Andrade is a favorite of musicians and has performed with Paquito D'Rivera, Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersch, Roberto Menescal, Cesar Camargo Mariano, Leo Gandelman, Trio Chain Sambop Quintet, Mauricio Einhorn, Romero Lubambo, João Carlos Coutinho, and several other renowned musicians. The eclectic style of Leny Andrade is a synthesis of samba, jazz, MPB, bolero, songs, ballads, in short, good music.
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Leny Andrade Discography

Albums

Leny Andrade A Sensação (Album) RCA Brazil 1961 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade A Arte Major De Leny Andrade (Album) Polydor Brazil 1963 Sell This Version
Pery Ribeiro + Leny Andrade + Bossa Três Pery Ribeiro + Leny Andrade + Bossa Três - Gemini V (Album) Odeon Brazil 1965 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Estamos Ai (Album) Odeon Brazil 1965 Sell This Version
Bossa Tres*, Leny Andrade, Pery Ribeiro Bossa Tres*, Leny Andrade, Pery Ribeiro - Gemini V En Mexico (Album) Odeon Mexico 1966 Sell This Version
Pery Ribeiro & Leny Andrade Pery Ribeiro & Leny Andrade - Gemini Cinco Anos Depois (Album) Odeon Brazil 1972 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Alvoroço (Album) Odeon Brazil 1973 Sell This Version
SMOFB-3872 Leny Andrade Leny Andrade(LP, Album) Odeon SMOFB-3872 Brazil 1975 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Registro (Album) Columbia Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
203 0008 Leny Andrade Leny Andrade(LP) Pointer 203 0008 Brazil 1984 Sell This Version
203.0019 Leny Andrade Leny Andrade(LP, Album) Pointer 203.0019 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Cartola 80 Anos (Album) Pan Produções Artísticas Ltda. Brazil 1987 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Luz Neon (Album) Eldorado Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Eu Quero Ver (Album) Eldorado Brazil 1990 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Bossa Nova (Album) Estúdio Eldorado Brazil 1991 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade & César Camargo Mariano Leny Andrade & César Camargo Mariano - Nós (Album) Velas Brazil 1993 Sell This Version
Leny Andrade Featuring Fred Hersch Leny Andrade Featuring Fred Hersch - Maiden Voyage (Album) Chesky Records US 1994 Sell This Version
107.266 Leny Andrade & Romero Lubambo Leny Andrade & Romero Lubambo - Coisa Fina(CD, Album) Perfil Musical 107.266 Brazil 1994 Sell This Version
JR113 Leny Andrade Featuring Fred Hersch Leny Andrade Featuring Fred Hersch - Maiden Voyage(LP, Album, TP, 180) Chesky Records JR113 US 1994 Sell This Version
107.655 Leny Andrade & Cristóvão Bastos Leny Andrade & Cristóvão Bastos - Letra & Música: Antonio Carlos Jobim(CD, Album) Lumiar Discos 107.655 Brazil 1995 Sell This Version
11-V062 Leny Andrade Luz Negra: Nelson Cavaquinho por Leny Andrade(CD, Album) Velas 11-V062 Brazil 1995 Sell This Version
3306500-2 Leny Andrade interpreta Ronaldo Bôscoli: E Quero Que a Canção... Seja Você(CD, Album) Albatroz 3306500-2 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version
O1000205-1 Leny Andrade Canta Altay Veloso(CD, Album) Obi Music O1000205-1 Brazil 2002 Sell This Version
BF-650 Leny Andrade & Romero Lubambo Leny Andrade & Romero Lubambo - Lua Do Arpoador(CD, Album) Biscoito Fino BF-650 Brazil 2006 Sell This Version
A3446 Leny Andrade As Canções Do Rei(CD, Album) Albatroz A3446 Brazil 2013 Sell This Version

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