Titane

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Titane debuted in 1979 in the Grupo Mambembe, staying with them for two years. In 1981, still as a member of the group, she participated in Música de Minas together with Uakti and the Ars Nova choir,…
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Titane debuted in 1979 in the Grupo Mambembe, staying with them for two years. In 1981, still as a member of the group, she participated in Música de Minas together with Uakti and the Ars Nova choir, among others. In the same year she participated in Travessia with Celso Adolfo, Marcus Viana and the Sagrado Coração da Terra and Marco Antônio Araújo, recording with the Grupo Mambembe its first LP. Having joined the Curare, in 1982 she participated in Rubinho do Vale's album. Her first solo effort was A Música de Eugênio Gomez e Osias Neves na Voz de Titane (1985), followed by Titane, where also appear Uakti, Grupo Curare and the congado group Guarda de Moçambique da N. Sra. Do Rosário. In 1987 she participated in Zé Coco do Riachão's Vôo das Garças, producing the reissue of that album years later. Her work is also presented together with other interpreters and groups dedicated to congado and folia-de-reis in Ternos Cantadores. In her second release, Verão 2001 (1990), she was accompanied by Duofel, Grupo Zonazul and Alemão e Grupo. Also in 1990 she appeared in Rolando Boldrin's Empório Brasil, and in the next year she produced Os Negros do Rosário (Congado Mineiro), a pioneering record of the congado fo Minas Gerais by its own ritual groups. In 1994 she participated in the CD Bateia with Juarez Moreira, Sérgio Santos and Paulinho Pedra Azul. In 1996 she recorded live at the Casa da Ópera theater (Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais --- the first theater of Latin America) the album Inseto Raro, followed by a Brazilian tour (1996/1998) and an European one in 1998 (through Frankfurt, Bonn, Cologne, Darmstadt and Berlin, in Germany; Trento, Rovoretto and Milan, in Italy, and Nida and Juodekrant, in Lithuania). Her Sá Rainha (2000) had the participation of Chico César, Maurício Tizumba and Pereira da Viola, launching also unedited songs by Zeca Baleiro/Paulo Leminski, Edvaldo Santana/Ademir Santana and Chico César/Alice Ruiz. As a special guest Titane has been performing with Chico César, Luís Tatit, Nelson Sargento, Edvaldo Santana and Paulinho Pedra Azul.