Update Elis Regina + Follow

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: March 17, 1945

Born in Porto Alegre, Elis Regina started her singing career at age 11, singing on the radio. In 1959, she signed her first professional deal with the radio station Rádio Gaúcha, and in the following year she moved to Rio de Janeiro, recording her first single for Continental.

In 1961, the same record label released her first LP, “Viva a Brotolândia”, which featured calypso and rock ’n’ roll tunes. After that, she returned to Porto Alegre, remaining until 1964, when she finally moved back to Rio de Janeiro. Elis Regina sang at the famous Bossa Nova nightclub Beco das Garrafas. At that time, Elis Regina was hired by TV network TV Rio, where she performed with other famous musicians, such as Jorge Ben and Wilson Simonal. Elis Regina became known nation wide in 1965, when she performed “Arrastão”, by Edu Lobo and Vin�-cius de Moraes, at the first Brazilian Popular Music Festival. After that, Elis Regina recorded “Dois na Bossa” in collaboration with Jair Rodrigues. This record was so popular that they released volumes 2 and 3....
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Elis Regina

Music

Featured recording “Elis & Tom”

Elis & Tom

Verve Music Group
1974
  • BUY

    Elis & Tom

    Philips
    2008
  • BUY

    MPB Especial - 1973

    Philips
    2004
  • BUY

    Live in Montreux


    2002
  • BUY

    Montreux Jazz Festival: Gravações Inéditas

    Philips
    2001
  • BUY

    Os Sonhos Mais Lindos

    Philips
    2000
  • BUY

    13th Montreux Jazz Festival

    Philips
    1989
  • BUY

    Vento De Maio

    Philips
    1985
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Waters of March

Atras da Porta

Watch More Videos

Events

There are no Elis Regina events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.

Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 739
Views: 14,073
Fans: 3
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Elis Regina profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Elis Regina musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.