Coladera started to appear on the international live scene in 2015 climbing some of the prestigious stages like New York´s Brazil Summer Fest and a sold out release show at Joe´s Pub in NY, followed by highly acclaimed shows at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam - NL, Alice Copenhagen - DK, Jazzrally Düsseldorf - DE, Blue Note Rio de Janeiro - BR, Music Meeting Nijmegen - NL and the culmination of the previous effort the impressive concert at this years Montreux Jazz Festival - CH.
"...in Brazil there is a lot of DNA from Cape Verde. You can find this DNA in many rhythms. One of them is Coladeira. It´s a little bit samba, little bit Bahia. Cape Verde is in the middle" ... "Cape Verdean islands prominent role in the Portuguese slave trade between West Africa and North-East Brazil. Such tragic roots gave birth to this swaying, swinging music. A lyrical and entrancing Album" Mark Sampson, Songlines.