“Esperarei” is the most recent single of Sofia Hoffmann which brings news with the production of the renowned north american pianist (I’d ask them the change it to “Artist” if you agree) John Beasley and the participation of Gaurav Mazumdar, one of the most relevant performing artists of sitar.
The new song, already available on the digital platforms, is the first single of the future record after her debut album de estreia “One Soul”, which made her become a reference among the new jazz interpreters in Portugal.
Artist:featuring John Beasley & Gaurav Mazumdar
Release Date: March 2021
Genres: Jazz, pop & indian classic music
Artist: Sofia Hoffmann
Release Date: May 2019
Genres: Jazz & pop
“One Soul”, Sofias’s debut album, is a step forward on her musical path. Accompanied by some of the finest Portuguese jazz musicians, Sofia sings her poems, her music, on what is a loving tribute to the experiences that marked her latest years, including the encounters with vocal teachers Laura Fedele and Maria João, and with “Acharya” Roop Verma, Ravi Shankar’s disciple, with whom she started to learn Indian classical music and to play the sitar, that she plays on the title track of the album. “One soul” is an intimate look into Sofia’s soul, but, more than that, is a mirror in which all music lovers souls can be reflected.
Singer, songwriter & siter lover
Sofia Hofmann is a Portuguese-German artist, based in Lisbon, Portugal.
Sofia started her music education with the study and performance of the classic / acoustic guitar during 4 years with Walter Lopes. Her vocal training was initiated by the lyric singer and vocal teacher Maria do Rosário Coelho.
Together with her highschool band, Sofia started to write her own songs and to share them on stage in Lisbon and in the Algarve during her 20s. Later on in Milan, Sofia took a master in jazz with the jazz singer Laura Fedele, continuing her studies back in Lisbon with the Portuguese jazz singer Maria João. In that same moment, Sofia met the pianist and composer Nuno Tavares, with whom she worked on a jazz standards repertoire, performing it mostly in Portugal.
In 2014, Sofia met her Indian classical music and meditation Teacher, the late Acharya Roop Verma (disciple of Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, and also a Yoga Master), who deeply inspired her and impacted her development as a musician and as a person. Read more
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