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Songlines 2012 Promo CD distribuido com a revista Songlines, Fev 2012
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"In a Sentimental Mood" is a jazz composition by Duke Ellington which is also performed as a song. Ellington composed the piece in 1935 and recorded it with his orchestra the same year. Lyrics were later written for the tune by Irving Mills and Manny Kurtz. According to Ellington, the song was born in Durham, North Carolina. "We had played a big dance in a tobacco warehouse, and afterwards a friend of mine, an executive in the North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company, threw a party for Amy. I was playing piano when another one of our friends had some trouble with two chicks. To pacify them, I composed this there and then, with one chick standing on each side of the piano." The original recording featured solos by Otto Hardwicke, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown, and Rex Stewart.
"In a Sentimental Mood" makes use of a musical technique called contrapuntal or chromatic embellishment of static harmony. This is also sometimes referred to as a line cliché.
The Singer Marabeau is a self-taught, possessing a highly accurate technique and interpretations, and has one of the most beautiful and velvety voices of today. In its special presentations clearly shows that had a strong influence of the following Divas: Nancy Wilson and Dinah Washington.
It was the first woman to venture into the world of jazz in Brasilia, Brazil. Today with 30 years of artistic career she remembers that began with a sophisticated repertoire already singing a few bars and very select audiences.
In 2003 Mr. Sousa Giovani producer of the program of Talents Board produced the TV program "Marabeau Jazz." The combination of the rustic ambience of the restaurant where the show was performed and the sophistication of the interpretation of North American classical music and bossa nova that culminated Marabeau acclaimed Jazz program, which today is available on the Internet. The singer Marabeau received thousands of messages praising the elegant and refined voice and the performance of músicos.Devido demand for videos, the program was transformed into DVD, which was a sales success and sold out soon.