MP3 Coral MacFarland Thuet - Abriendo Puertas
Beautiful and sensitive, multi-cultural, multi-genre music from Latin America arranged for voice, cello, guitar, flute and sax.
9 MP3 Songs
LATIN: General, JAZZ: Latin Jazz
Jazz and Latin singer Coral MacFarland Thuet was born in San Diego, and raised in Tijuana, Mexico. She is a citizen of both countries. Coral is equally comfortable singing in Spanish, English and Portuguese. Her repertoire combines classical jazz and Latin American songs from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Peru and Brazil.
Coral''s first CD, "To Another Shore" with guitarist/composer/arranger Steve O''Connor was released in April 2000 and has been very well accepted and has received excellent reviews and press coverage.
She has recently completed the recording of "Live at L''Escale" and the CD will be released late spring, 2003. She has also recently recorded another CD, "Abriendo Puertas" with guitarist extraordinare, Stephen O''Connor in which they include songs in Spanish and Portuguese from Latin America with arrangements for guitar, flute and saxophone, cello and voice.
In addition, Coral recorded a CD with guitar virtuoso Peter Sprague "For All These Years" featuring the song she co-wrote Si Ya No Me Quieres Mas, 1st place winner of the 1992 Billboard Magazine''s song writing contest.
Coral is the featured vocalist on Jaime Valle''s most recent CD "Third Voyage," winner of the 1998 San Diego Music Awards for Best Latin Jazz Album which includes one of her songs, I Remember Rio. In December 1998 and 1999, Coral performed at the San Diego Civic Theater with the 70 piece Navy/Marine Band at their annual holiday concerts. She has performed at many jazz festivals, the San Diego Museum of Art''s Jazz in the Park series, Sushi Performance and Visual Arts Gallery, Teatro del Estado, in Mexicali, Baja California, at the Miss. Baja California pageant, Sherwood Auditorium, the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Centro Cultural de Tijuana, and many clubs both in the US and Mexico.
She has performed many live concerts on KSDS and PBS radio and has appeared on many television programs. One of Coral''s most memorable events was singing at two concerts for civil rights leader Ms. Rosa Parks. Recently she recorded the music for Disney on Ice and was chosen to sing the duet, "Beauty and the Beast" for the 2001 world wide tour. In March 2001 Coral performed a "standing room only" concert at the Centro Cultural de Tijuana with the Orquesta de Baja California, conducted by Milan''s Pablo Varela.
Coral has recorded on numerous albums and projects including vocals for Mexican superstar Luis Miguel and Andy Vargas, vocalist for Carlos Santana. She also recorded a CD of Christmas music, "Tidings of Comfort and Joy" with pianist Randy Porter, and two children''s albums in Spanish and English "Don''t Wake up the Baby" with children''s music star David Jack.
Coral has recorded and written many national jingles and has sung for movies, television, numerous albums and for the 1996 Summer Olympics. Some of the other acclaimed musicians she has performed with include Kei Akagi, Mike Wofford, Bob Magnusson, Joe Diorio, Mike Garson, Kevyn Lettau, Barnaby Finch, and Peter Sprague.
Coral is also a voice-over artist and has narrated several children''s books and has done many other narrations for films including the Omnimax film "Ocean Oasis" a film about Baja California, a production of the Museum of Natural History in San https://www.tradebit.com only is Coral MacFarland Thuet a talented singer, she is also a gifted actoress who has performed major roles at the Old Globe Theater, San Diego Repertory Theater, and Centro Cultural Tijuana. She has recorded the musical lead parts for many theater productions including, The "Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," "The Wizard of Oz," "Anastasia" and "Sleeping Beauty."
Some of the places Coral has recently performed at in San Diego include the US Grant Hotel, Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado Marriot Resort, The San Diego Museum of Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts, La Jolla''s Sherwood Auditorium and the Civic Theater.