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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

Recent Accomplishments:

  • 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:

  • 2015 - 40th Anniversary celebrations of Mozambican Independence: Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2015 – 40th Anniversary celebrations of Mozambican Independence: London & Liverpool, UK

  • 2015 - Back2Black festival – Rio de Janiero, Brazil

  • 2015 - Iberia festival - Kennedy Centre, Washington

  • 2014 – Cotai Jazz and Blues Festival, Macau

  • 2014 – 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

+27 21 4384239/+27 837028139 or info@moreiramusic.com

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