Jetro da Silva Trio

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About Xiomara Barbosa

Xiomara Barbosa ( Nimma Silva) is from Santiago, Cabo Verde. Her love for singing and music began in a very early age listening respected singers from her country life Ildo Lobo, Cesaria Evora and the songwriter Norberto Tavares.

Xiomara performed many concerts such as, Festival "7 Sois e 7 Luas" em Santo Antao, Festival "Badjaku Sol" in Praia. She was... more

About Xiomara Barbosa

Xiomara Barbosa ( Nimma Silva) is from Santiago, Cabo Verde. Her love for singing and music began in a very early age listening respected singers from her country life Ildo Lobo, Cesaria Evora and the songwriter Norberto Tavares.

Xiomara performed many concerts such as, Festival "7 Sois e 7 Luas" em Santo Antao, Festival "Badjaku Sol" in Praia. She was the opening act for Preta Gil in the Auditorio Nacional. This talented singer has already won several awards, among them, the "Pantera Award" in 2010, and the the Award "Talentu Strela" in 2012. Her talent led her to perform for the " Operacion Triunfo" of the TV 5 from Spain.

Majoring in Communication, Xiomara attended the University of Jean Piaget de Cabo verde. Most recently, Xiomara attended the summer program ( 5 week program) at the prestigious Berklee College of Music as a full scholarship student. During the program, she won a second scholarship but this time towards her studies at Berklee as a undergraduate student, where she aims to pursue Music Therapy and Vocal Performance.

About Jetro da Silva

Jetro performed with Stevie Wonder at the “House Full of Toys” fundraiser and with Whitney Houston at the Winter Olympics in 2006, which was held in Turin, Italy. In 2009, Jetro da Silva performed with his Jazz trio before President Barack Obama surprising visit for the Fundraiser event for to Boston Governor Patrick. In 2010, Jetro performed with Ms. Whitney Houston as her keyboardist and guitar player for Whitney Houston at the “Nothing but Love World Tour.” Da Silva joined Ms. Houston musical family in 1999. Most recently, Da Silva recorded with Mr. Raul Midon.

Jetro‘s experience, training as keyboardist/producer/arranger has increased his opportunity to work with people such as: Whitney Houston, Jamie Foxx, Patti Labelle, Pastor Andrae Crouch, Earth Wind and Fire, Chaka Khan, The Pointer Sisters, Gladys Knight, Brandy, Sheila E., Namie Amuro, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Kem, Celine Dion, Patti Austin, and many more.

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