digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Sérgio Mendes en Gracinha Leporace (1971)

Gracinha Leporace, born Maria Da Graca Leporace, is a female Brazilian singer who worked extensively with her husband Sérgio Mendes and his band.

Leporace was born in 1949, in the suburb of Rio known as Ipanema. She has a sister, Marianna Leporace, who is a singer and actress in Brazil.

Leporace has featured regularly in much of her husband's group's releases over the last four decades and can be heard as the Portuguese-singing female vocal in the hit "Mas que Nada" (featuring The Black Eyed Peas) from the 2006 album Timeless and in the Baden Powell de Aquino composition "Berimbau/Consolação" from the same album, in which she provides the lead vocal. She has most recently been featured on Sergio Mendes' album Magic, released in 2014. She also appears frequently in concert with Mendes' band as a vocalist.

Along with her work with Sergio Mendes, she was a member of the Bossa Nova group known in the early '70's as Bossa Rio.

Leporace has two sons with Mendes, Gustavo and Tiago. They currently reside in a suburb of Los Angeles, California.

Discography[edit]

  • 1968 Gracinha Leporace, Philips

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gracinha_Leporace — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
4203 videos foundNext > 

https://youtube.com/devicesupport

Mas Que Nada

sérgio santos mendes,Gracinha Leporace.

Horizonte Aberto - Sérgio Mendes e Gracinha Leporace

1979.

Gracinha Leporace - MADRUGADA - Sidney Miller - gravação de 1968

Gracinha Leporace - MADRUGADA - Sidney Miller. Álbum: Gracinha Leporace. Ano de 1968.

Sergio Mendes feat Stevie Wonder and Gracinha Leporace - Berimbau Consolacao

Sergio Mendes feat Stevie Wonder and Gracinha Leporace - Berimbau Consolacao NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT INTENDED.

Sergio Mendes feat. Gracinha Leporace - Mais Que nada

Sergio Mendes feat. Gracinha Leporace - Mais Que Nada.

Sergio Mendes & Gracinha Leporace Umbria Jazz Fest 2011

Umbria Summer Jazz Festival '11 Sergio Mendes & his wife Gracinha Leporace performing together. Perugia, Italy July 14, 2011.

Gracinha Leporace - PRECE - Vadico e Marinho Pinto - gravação de 1968

Gracinha Leporace - PRECE - Vadico e Marinho Pinto. Álbum: Gracinha Leporace. Ano de 1968.

your smile by gracinha leporace

latin pop by gracinha leporace(with sergio mendez)

Maracatu (Nation of Love) feat. Gracinha Leporace & Seu Jorge

Oitáva faixa do álbum Bom Tempo Remix, lançado em 2011.

4203 videos foundNext > 

50 news items

 
PlanetaOsasco.com
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:04:36 -0700

Miller gravou apenas três álbuns: Sidney Miller, de 1967; Brasil, do guarani ao guaraná, de 1968, que contou com as participações especiais de diversos artistas como Paulinho da Viola, Gal Costa, Nara Leão, MPB-4, Gracinha Leporace e Jards Macalé.; ...
 
seattlepi.com (blog)
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:41:15 -0700

That is not to say there isn't plenty of the old Mendes magic in his work with singer, actor Seu Jorge on the traditional "Sou Eu" and Aila Menezes and Gracinha Leporace on an energetic version of "Samba de Roda." Other guest vocalists include Milton ...
 
The National
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:40:09 -0700

Mendes's wife, the singer Gracinha Leporace, shines on a cover of Toninho Horta's When I Fell in Love, a percussive tribute to Brazil's African-influenced Bahia state. Milton Nascimento's trademark falsetto can be heard on a new playful take of his ...
 
Something Else! Reviews
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:15:22 -0700

Mendes' wife Gracinha Leporace evokes Astrud Gilberto's wispy vocal on “Samba de Roda” while a sprightly trumpet solo maintains the celebratory atmosphere. She also helms the seductive “When I Fell in Love” and “Hidden Waters,” both Brazilian takes on ...

Philippine Entertainment Portal

Philippine Entertainment Portal
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:16:30 -0800

Brasil '14 vocals (L-R) Gracinha Leporace, Nayanna Holley and Katie Hampton. Photography: Jean Saturnino; Percussionist GIBI shows off his Capoeira skills. Photography: Jean Saturnino; Sergio Mendes' first visit to the Philippines was two years ago.

Music Times

Music Times
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:40:43 -0700

He warms up the dance floor with tracks like opener "Simbora" and keeps things cool when slowing down for relaxed numbers such as "When I Fall In Love," featuring his wife andy frequent collaborator Gracinha Leporace on vocals. His own piano playing ...
 
Chicago Daily Herald
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:48:45 -0700

... "Visions of You." But "Magic" above all spotlights emerging and established Brazilian artists, including Mendes' wife, singer Gracinha Leporace, featured on Toninho Horta's "When I Fell in Love," a percussive tribute to Brazil's African-influenced ...

Audiophile Audition

Audiophile Audition
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:37:30 -0700

However the real insight into the music and its interpretation falls to the Brazilians who have lived with the form all their lives, and thus they know the territory well as evidenced by Gracinha Leporace's ( Mendes'wife) take on “When I Fell In Love ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight