VERA FIGUEIREDO

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Born 7 September 1957, São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

The thought of Brazilian drumming may bring to mind fantastic Latin rhythms and the integration of world drums into edgy and driving beats that make even the shyest spectator want to dance. In the case of Vera Figueiredo, this stereotype is absolutely true, yet not the complete picture of sound. Vera Figueiredo is not only an accomplished Latin drummer, but she also bridges the Latin and Rock genres together, beautifully, giving her the presence of an edgy, driven and overtly talented and entertaining drummer.

Figuiredo may have cornered the market on Latin drumming with her Afro-Cuban style, but as a self-proclaimed fan of bands like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, Figuiredo’s style is a culmination of Latin, fusion, jazz, rock and funk drumming. Known in Brazil as the “Queen of Drumming,” her unique style of drumming and astonishing personality are
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VERA FIGUEIREDO Vera Figueiredo & Convidados album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vera Figueiredo & Convidados
Latin Jazz 1990
VERA FIGUEIREDO From Brasil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Brasil
Latin Jazz 1995
VERA FIGUEIREDO Vera Cruz Island album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vera Cruz Island
Latin Jazz 2001
VERA FIGUEIREDO Vera Cruz Island - Brazilian Rhythms for Drumset album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vera Cruz Island - Brazilian Rhythms for Drumset
Jazz Education 2009

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