|Name Maria Alice||Role Singer|
|Albums Tocatina, Ilha D' Sal, Metamorphosis, Transcendental, Lagrima E Suplica|
Similar People Mariana Mira, Tito Paris, Nancy Vieira, Ana Firmino, Dany Silva
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Maria Alice may also refer to a Portuguese fadista
Maria Alice de Fátima Rocha Silva (born 23 October 1961), better known as Maria Alice, is a Cape Verdean singer. She was born and raised on the island of Sal. Cape Verde's international airport is based on Sal, and Maria's unique voice drew the attention of many Cape Verdean musicians who passed through the island on their way to and from Europe, America, and Africa. She soon moved to Lisbon, Portugal and began performing and recording with established artists such as the renowned clarinettist Luís Morais. She first snag at several Lisbon clubs including Ritz Club and B.Leza. Her first album was Ilha d'Sal which is based on her native island. Her second solo album D'zencontre was recorded in Lisbon in 1995 with top local musicians.
She appeared in numerous international festivals including France, the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Italy, the USA, San Marino, Switzerland, Germany and a couple of more. She also appeared at famous international expos including Expo 94 in Seville and Expo 98 in Lisbon and recently the Shanghai Expo. she also appeared in other festivals including the Montreal Jazz Festival, Festival de Santa Maria. She took part in an spectacle in honor of "Cesária Évora and Friends", which toured other countries including England, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, France, China at the Shanghai Expo, etc. She even recorded a CD in Paris. She sang in Moscow with Cesária Évora and took part in England in the Women of Cape Verde tournament with Lura and Nancy Vieira.