Jussanam singing accompanied by the Icelandic Jazz Pianist Árni Heiðar Karlsson in the RIFF- Reykjavik International Film Festival. The event promisses Theater, animation, circus and the concert of the Brazilian singer with the soft Bossa Nova
Jussanam a Brazilian Singer that lives in Iceland since 2008 and now became Icelandic Citizen by the Icelandic Parliament, singing Brazilian Music at Icelandic National Day 2011, at City Hall, accompanied by the Icelandic Jazz Pianist Árni Heidar Karlsson
Borned in Rio de Janeiro,Jussanam ,grew up with the carioca Samba and Bossa Nova. Besides her singing, Jussanam became an actress in various novelas (soap operas) in Brazilian TV. In the play "Adoraveis Romeu e Julieta" she also became the first black Juliet ever in Brazilian theater. She also worked as dubber of movies and animations contracted by the Studios Herbert Richers for several years before to move to Europe.
Jussanam now lives in Reykavik in Iceland where she sucessfully collaborates with bassist Tomas Einarsson, one of Islands foremost Jazz musicians. She sang in Gothemburg in january 2009 as special guest of the shows "Brasilicum" by Harald Erici. 7th August 2010 she is participating with "Brasilicum" at Kalmar Festival in Sweden
She has been warming the Icelandic audience with her voice and the best of the brazilian music, with her’s Icelandic Band: Haukur Grondal(Sax), Asgeir Asgeirsson(Guitar),Thordur Hognasson(Contra Bass) and Erik Qvick (Drumms).
Her's first CD "Ela é Carioca" came out in 22nd october,in Salurinn-Kopavogur, this show was suported by Kopavogur City
Important Shows: - 17th june 2009,Icelandic National Day at Austurvollur -Reykjkavik - Mullin Jazz Klubbur -2009 - Arts Summer Festival in Akureyri 2009 - Meningarnótt 2009 - Kjarvalstaðir - Reykjavik Jazz Festival 2009 (with Agnar Már Magnússon)
Sweden- Kalmar Festival 2010 with "Brasilicum" By Harald Erici
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