Wikipedia : This day (May 9, 1948), in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil, is born Tania Maria Correa Reis a.k.a.Tania Maria, a Brazilian singer and piano player.
Tania Maria : As early as 1969, her first musical performances clearly showed her potential and her predilections: an astounding mix of Brazilian rhythms and jazz harmonies, underpinning a remarkable natural gift for spinning sophisticated melodies.
@allmusic : Based in New York since the ’80s, Maria still sings the pop and blues-influenced music that brought her fame, releasing several albums in the ’90s. Her first album of the new millennium, Viva Brazil, was also released by Concord Records
@last.fm : She moved to Paris in 1974, New York in 1981 & returned to Paris again, after some years. Compared to the rest of the world (especially in the States & Europe), she is not well recognised in her homeland.
Video : Agua De Beber (2010) . w/ Gia Peikrishvili – Together (2011) . Medley, Paris (2009) . Sentado A Beira Do Caminho (2005) . Mas Que Nada (2000) . Don’T Go (1998) . Satisfaction (1990) . Come With Me (1985) .