Saxophonist, Ethnomusicologist, Producer, Composer, Entrepreneur
Multi-award winning Moreira Chonguica is a celebrated musician, from Mozambique.
His genre speciality: Contemporary jazz and world music - AFRO WORLD JAZZ
Last project: Producing and composing for the album: SENSASONS – a project supporting HIV/Aids
Most recent release: MP RELAODED (2013) a remix album of music from The Moreira Project Vol 1: The Journey and The Moreira Project Vol 2: Citizen of the World
- 2015 – received SUPERBRAND status – only individual in Mozambique to receive this.
- 2014 – Voted Cultural Personality of the year by journalists of Noticias
- 2013 – received the MADE IN MOZAMBIQUE seal from the Department of Industry and Trade. The first time it has been awarded to an individual.
- 2012 – appointed to the advisory committee to the Minister of Culture in Mozambique
- 2010 – Invited to perform and attend the inaugural African leaders Network conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- 2009 – The Moreira Project Vol 2 - Citizen of the World was nominated for three South African Music Awards in 2009, and was awarded two namely for Best Contemporary Jazz Album and Best Album Packaging.
- 2007 – The Moreira Project Vol 1 - The Journey was nominated for three South African Music Awards in 2007 and was awarded one for Best Producer.
Performance highlights in 2014/2015:
Anniversary celebrations of Mozambican Independence: Lisbon,
Anniversary celebrations of Mozambican Independence: London &
- Back2Black festival – Rio de Janiero, Brazil
- Iberia festival - Kennedy Centre, Washington
– Cotai Jazz and Blues Festival, Macau
– Morejazz Series with Angelique Kidjo
This prolific researcher is also a funky, hip and happening musician who is full of passion and energy.
For more information: Lesley Wells - MORESTAR ENTERTAINMENT
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