Cristine Barbosa is a vocalist, pianist, and composer. She keeps quite busy around the Colorado Music Scene. You can find her singing at “La Rumba” night club in Denver with Colorado’s Elite Salsa Band “Conjunto Colores”, catch her doing a show playing solo piano and vocals at “Ace Gillette’s Jazz Club” in Ft. Collins, or singing with the Latin Jazz Band “Ritmo Jazz Latino.” Cristine began singing professionally doing local gigs in bars and night clubs in Colorado at the age of 15. Not long after, Cristine put together a Latin Salsa Orquestra, playing and touring the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America.
Cristine Barbosa (Vocalist/Pianist) is versatile in many musical styles and can sing in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. Cristine Barbosa accredits this variation of many musical styles to her roots and Latin heritage. Cristine Barbosa teaches voice, piano, and music theory lessons. She has completed master classes with the virtuoso pianist Eliane Elias as well as private lessons with the legendary jazz pianist Kenny Werner. She has performed on numerous recordings for local and international artists as well. Some of her local and international recordings include Gary Flori, Mac McCain, Kevin Irving, Chuck Berry (Aretha Franklins longtime pianist), Richard Kermode, John Madsen, Bill Francouer, Drucel White, Rita Dean, Kim Stone, Enrique De Almeida, John Goering, Dale Bruning, Kenny Walker, Mitchell Long, Francisco Mejias, Walter Barr, Dave Chipman, J.J. Thiret, Tony Panton, Jill Frederickson, Mel Brown, Jill Russell, Brad Upton, and many more. Whether Cristine is playing solo piano and singing with her sultry Brazilian jazz trio or quartet, playing soulful funk with a full band, she is always pleasing and entertaining!
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Musical Career Highlights
Performances or Tours:
Gato Barbieri, Eddie Palmieri, Luciana Souza, Jane Monheit, Robert Randolph and the Family band.
Aspen Jazz Festival St. Lucia Jazz Festival Cherry Creek Arts Festival Santa Fe Jazz Festival
Taste of Colorado Breckinridge Jazz Festival Montreux Jazz Festival People’s Fair
Basalt Jazz Festival KUVO Jazz Festival 5 Points Jazz Festival Winter Park Jazz Festival
Aftermath Records, Kirv Recording Los Angeles, and Eddie Money
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