Maria Alice

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Known for her crystal-clear vocal intensity, Maria Alice has risen to the upper echelon of Cape Verdean music. Hailed as the "next Cesaria Evora" when she began performing in Cape Verdean clubs at the…
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Known for her crystal-clear vocal intensity, Maria Alice has risen to the upper echelon of Cape Verdean music. Hailed as the "next Cesaria Evora" when she began performing in Cape Verdean clubs at the age of 14, Alice has achieved her greatest success since moving to Lisbon in the early '80s. Her debut album, D'Zemcontre, was released in 1996 and featured accompaniment by Cape Verde's top musicians, including Armando Tito, Manuel Pris, and Nandinho.