non-cuban: Aline Morales CD release, Lula Apr 12

Lula Lounge is very pleased to celebrate the closing night of Lula World 2011 with the launch of Aline Morales‘ stunning solo CD “Flores Tambores Amores”. With the Heavyweights Brass Band and DJ General Eclectic. Hosted by CBC Radio’s Garvia Bailey.

7pm doors, 9pm show, tickets $13 advance, $15 at the door.

Since her first appearance at Lula Lounge with Maracatu Baque de Bamba in 2005, Aline Morales has become one of the most recognized musicians in Canada’s world music scene today. Singing with her forró group, accompanying other Brazilian artists such as Luanda Jones, and leading her current maracatu group Baque de Bamba, Aline Morales has become so well known that last year she became the face of Ontario Tourism’s No Place Like This campaign.

The next stage in her remarkable career, her knew CD entitled “Flores Tambores Amores”, is an ambitious showcase for Aline’s versatility and creativity as both singer and composer.  Rooted in Brazilian styles of samba, forró, Northeastern folk musicl and tropicalia, “Flores Tambores Amores” is nonetheless an album of musique sans frontieres, reflecting all the influences that Aline has internalized since moving to Toronto. Expertly guided by producer David Arcus, “Flores Tambores Amores” has a kaleidoscopic feel and eccentric attitude, propelled by Aline Morlales soulful voice and melodies that transcend all language barriers.

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