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sábado, 13 de diciembre de 2008

Artista da Semana - Yasmine Seydi (Dezembro 14 - 20)

Artista da Semana - Yasmine Seydi


Yasmine seydi immense love of music and dance is undoubtedly influenced by her rich cultural heritage. Her journey began in Ziguinchor, Senegal, where she was born, then raised in France only to follow her heart to Brazil. She began her artistic career as a dancer with the Brasil Tropical a large troop of forty dancers and musicians. After touring the globe several times and appreciating all the different expressions of each country she nonetheless was drawn back to the melting pot of Brazil and its mix of interbreeding and imaginary.

Three years later she returns to France where she continues her professional course as a dancer performing with various dance groups and cabarets, and participating in TV broadcasts along side the singers. Music and dance is Yasmine’s universe, here these two disciplines unfold and entwine in choreographic harmony. Her passion is directed towards Brazilian songs which she studies with Rolando Faria, jazz with Michele Hendricks and Viviane Ginapé who are within the framework of L' IACP(school of jazz in Paris) and also with Sara Lazarus at the Bill Evans Academy piano in Paris.

Not only, over many years performing as an entertainer in music and dance at various cabarets and shows (Pau Brasil, Pharaon…) , she also has appeared in several jazz clubs and concert halls (7 Lézards, festival of St Denis2007, Festival “ Cores do Brasil, Blue Note(Paris), Casino de Lille, Casino de Saint Jean de Monts…) ”…)

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