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Juliana Aquino

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Born in Salvador/BA, Juliana always had a strong bond with her native country…s music. In 1990 started her professional carreer singing backup for Banda Beijo, led by singer Netinho. Participated in numerous studio sessions and live shows with Bahia…s top artists like Ivete Sangalo (Banda Eva), Pimenta Nativa, Cheiro de Amor and Ricardo Chaves. In 1994 moved to New York where she married music producer Tuta Aquino. Started a very successful solo career gaining the recognition of the local media while performing at important venues like Lincoln Center…s Demeroch Park, SOB…s, Town Hall and many others. The New York Times, Daily News and Time Out New York always gave Juliana very positive write-ups and attention. In 1998 Juliana was invited by Brazil…s legend Gilberto Gil to be part of his band to perform in Bahia…s carnaval on top of his own …Trio Eletrônico… She shared the moving stage with brazilian icons such as Milton Nascimento, Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, Djavan, Lulu Santos, Elba Ramalho and Daniela Mercury. Juliana moved back to Brazil in the year 2000 where besides lending her versatile voice to jingles for the local advertisement industry, has performed at important corporate and private events. She is currently touring Brazil, promoting the DiscoBossa CD and is preparing a summer North America and European tour.

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  • sempre_tu

    DanieleMotto and hdasilva, half and one year later: thank you for the correction, yes, it was not Juliana Aquino who sadly were at the accident plane but the also great voice singer Juliana De Aquino [ http://julianadeaquino.com/ ]

    11 Jul 2010 Reply
  • hdasilva

    Sempre_tu: She was not in that flight. See her web explanation: http://www.julianaaquino.com.br

    5 Jan 2010 Reply
  • musiq_zoom

    a new star

    11 Oct 2009 Reply
  • edulucio

    Fantástica!!!

    22 Aug 2009 Reply
  • DanieleMolto

    Important announcement: Juliana Aquino is not Juliana De Aquina, brasilian singer of 29 years old, that has died in the AirFrance plane accident.. We are all sad for the disappear of that talented singer, but she is not this one that just release in Italy her first cd 'Disco Meets Bossa' that anyone knows. Thanks

    23 Jun 2009 Reply
  • sempre_tu

    so sad about her loss in the Air France plane accident two days ago. her sweet voice will be in our souls forever. thanks for all that songs juliana!!

    5 Jun 2009 Reply
  • purebitch

    como assim ninguém comentou aqui? essa mulher é fantástica, uma das vozes mais bonitas que já ouvi em toda minha vida. ;)

    10 Mar 2009 Reply

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