Leila Maria
  • country:Brazil
  • region:Rio de Janeiro
  • style(s):Brazilian, Jazz
  • label:Groove n Bossa
  • type:Duo, Trio, Quartet
  • gender:female
  • instrumentation:vocal
  • artist submitted by:Groove n Bossa

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  • Leila Maria (Voice)


Leila Maria is a Brazilian Jazz singer songwriter from Rio de Janeiro. She has been described as one of the most talented and important contemporary Latin American Jazz singers. This is supported by the fact that in 2014, Leila Maria won the Brazilian Music Award in the category “Best Album in a Foreign Language”. The Album referred to is called “Holiday in Rio – Leila Canta Billie”; Leila Maria singing Jazz standards immortalized by Billie Holiday