Catalina Jazz Club, 6725 West Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Vera's Heartbeat proudly presents Brazilian jazz, reggae, and soul singer ANAADI for the first time in Los Angeles at Catalina Jazz Club!Her first album Noturno has just been awarded the Best Contemporary Pop Album in Portuguese Language on the Latin Grammy! Released independently, it was also nominated for Best Engineered Album and Best Recording of the Year (for the song "É Fake"), while Anaadi was nominated for Best New Artist. Following the Grammy ceremony, she will perform in San Diego and then Los Angeles with a top-notch band: Mitchell Long on guitar, cavaquinho and 7 string guitar, Grecco Buratto on guitar, André de Santanna on bass, Tuti Rodrigues on percussion, and Léo Costa on drums.ANAADI has been part of several jazz musical and orchestral projects, and has performed in Music Festivals and Art Expositions all around the world. As a singer and composer, she collaborated with some great artists like Guinga, Rick Wakeman, Roberto Menescal and Max de Castro, and gained admiration from artists like Ivan Lins and Carlinhos Brown. Her “spiritual and classic” sound (Billboard) echoes the urban, provoking, ethnically mixed world.