Critic Quotes

I was blown away by Claudia’s ability and musicality. She is pure music Bela Fleck

Villela doesn't just sing – she actually dances with her voice on top of Brazilian beats Phil Elwood, SF Examiner

Brazilian chanteuse Claudia Villela... stunned the crowd with her awesome vocal range Jason Koransky, Downbeat

This phenomenal Rio- born singer leads her group through performances that range from sensuous to sizzling. Bud Spangler

...Claudia Villela is a musical conjurer, a captivating performer who rarely needs more than one song to transform unsuspecting audiences into passionate fans. An extraordinary singer in any context. Boston Globe

Remarkable, beautiful, towering voice... NY Times

”... the most intriguing outing of the new paradigm vocalists with alluring personal results... soulful expression steeped on the now... “ Grammy Magazine


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