Céu (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɛu]), whose full name is Maria do Céu Whitaker Poças, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose first American album was released on the Six Degrees Records label in April 2007. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil on April 17, 1980, into a musical family, her father being a composer, arranger and musicologist. It was from her father that she learned to appreciate Brazil's classical music composers, particularly Heitor Villa-Lobos, Ernesto Nazaré and Orlando Silva.
By age fifteen she had decided to become a musician and by her late teens she had studied music theory, as well as the violão (nylon-stringed Brazilian guitar). Her songs reveal her many influences, which include samba, valsa, choro, soul, rhythm and blues, hip hop, afrobeat and electrojazz music.
As Céu herself explained, "I have a passion for Black culture,Читать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- CéU [2005, альбом]
- Cangote [05.05.2009, сингл]
- Vagarosa [07.07.2009, альбом]
- Caravana Sereia Bloom [03.04.2012, альбом]
- Live Session (iTunes Exclusive) [30.10.2009]
- Ao Vivo [08.12.2014]