When life legitimizes art.
Many elements contribute to the formation and development of an artist, to forge the characteristics of their work and their culture define your relationship as well as to profile your audience. It is all these elements dialectically articulated throughout a career which ensures that the name carries and sustains its achievements in terms of aesthetic and market. This is the case of the singer, songwriter and guitarist Wilson Dias, miner Olhos D'Água, Vale do Jequitinhonha special place because it is the starting point of a successful career.
It was this small barn that Wilson Dias inherited cultural and art brought to the beneficial influences of community life, culture and folk art, in its manifestations both religious and profane. Enriched by the crib where he was born, the artist grew open to life and freedom to experiment and further enrich themselves culturally, with all the influences and experiences derived from folklore and seresta mining.
Plus, you can, without danger of contamination negative, listen to everything - from samba to bolero, rock to jazz - and all that is extracting the essence of a professional musician: love and appreciation of music and knowledge of its principles fundamental as rhythm, harmony, melody, not close, not limited to one style or way of performing his compositions.
Thanks to their dedication, their commitment and their professionalism Wilson Dias had conditions for more than fifteen years living exclusively from his musical work. It is no coincidence that two of his two sons, Wallace Gomes (guitar) and Pedro Gomes (bass), are following the strength of his charisma and his example, sharing with him the challenges and joys of the stage in almost all its presentations. Aesthetically, beyond the diversity of rhythms of Brazilian Popular Music, the artist has been directing your career to the encounter between tradition and urban with a special bias for Brazilian popular culture.
All the strength of this talent miner, the richness of his musical art are well represented in their albums, recorded over fifteen years of work and a lot of road. Them are present their worldview, their respect for nature, its ethical values and its commitment sociocultural, which Wilson Dias, always consistent with what he thinks and sings, does not give up.
1 - "Small Stories"
2 - "Other Stories"
3 - "Picuá"
4 - "VivaViola - 60 strings in motion" - cd collective
5 - "Pot - The melody of the ground" - Wilson Dias and Pereira da Viola
6 - "Mucuta" - Instrumental
7 - VivaViola - Viva a Cantoria - cd collective
8 - "LUME"
This is Wilson Dias, singer, songwriter and violinist who sings with joy and commitment to the land, art and culture and soul of its people. And his singing is strong and legitimate because it has its roots planted in the same ground where he lives and sings his people