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Meet the Musicians: Kátia Moraes

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Southland Sessions Presents: From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets—we are showcasing the vibrancy of arts and culture across our city today.

LACMA @ Home presents videos and podcasts that help reconnect artists and audiences even though the museum is currently closed. Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians is a podcast hosted by Mitch Glickman and featuring musicians who would have performed during the 15th season of LACMA's concert series Latin Sounds.

Title: Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians -

Kátia Moraes
Presented by: LACMA
Originally aired: June 2020
Host: Mitch Glickman
Guest:

Kátia Moraes

In this episode of Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians, Mitch Glickman speaks with Brazilian vocalist Kátia Moraes.
Kátia talks about her early years touring and recording, starting the Brazilian Hearts project, dubbing projects she is working on, and provides some great musical recommendations.

About LACMA
Committed to showcasing a multitude of art histories, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art  exhibits and interprets works of art from new and unexpected points of view that are informed by the region’s rich cultural heritage and diverse population.

About the Series
Latin Sounds would have opened its 15th season with one of Southern California’s leading salsa bands, The Echo Park Project. In place of the live concert, we present Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians, an audio interview series hosted by Mitch Glickman.

About the Artist
Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, vocalist Kátia Moraes and Brazilian Hearts brings choro and samba to LACMA’s Latin Sounds. Moraes began performing in the 1980s, sharing the stage with the high-energy Brazilian band O Espirito da Coisa. Since then, she has worked with some of the foremost acts around the globe, including Sergio Mendes, Airto Moreira, Oscar Castro-Neves, George Duke, Alex Acuña and Justo Almario’s Tolú.

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