Brazilian Singer & Guitarist In London
Aleh is a Brazilian singer and Guitarist from Rio de Janeiro who debuted as an artist in the mid-90s playing in the Bantus as the opening band at The Wailers’ show.
Quickly clawing his way to the top,Aleh started composing songs for various Brazilian TV shows and contributed reviving the Banda Black Rio with Wilian Magalhaes, a Brazilian funky musical group originally formed in 1976 by Wilian’s father.
He finally gained attention co-producing Cassiano’s album, considered the precursor of soul Brazilian music together with Tim Maia. After playing in several shows, Aleh started his career as a solo artist launching his first big hit ‘Sou do Bem’ presented in Putumayo’s Brazilian Grooves compilation and featuring in more than 50 countries.
In 2002, he get sponsored by Jorge Mautner for the project called ‘Novo Canto’.
In 2003, Aleh took part in a Brazilian musical movement originated in Lapa – a neighborhood in Rio – along with many other great musicians.
In 2005, over 5000 people showed up at Ipanema beach to watch Aleh playing at VIVO AO VIVO, a spectacular music festival celebrating Rio de Janeiro’s talents and music heritage; on the stage with Aleh performed artists like Sandra De Sà, Banda Black Rio, Claudio Zoli and trumpeter Marcio Montarroios.
Alongside his own music, Aleh has never forgot his roots. In fact he has been largely involved with ‘Coral Nacao Mangueirense’ a cultural humanitarian project to support education and social awareness in Rio de Janeiro and particularly the members of one of the most famous samba school ‘Mangueira’.
Aside from empowering adults and children and bring social change, he also leads the Batucadas Brasileiras project, a cultural renewal initiative started in the port area of Rio de Janeiro, an important site linked to the Brazilian heritage of Samba music.
During the last World Cup, Aleh performed with the Black River Band at the FIFA Fun Fest in Durban and Cape Town.
Most recently, he has performed at some of the prominent venues in UK including; the Brazil Music Week in Oxford, the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, the Makumba Fest and the Brazil House exhibition at the Somerset House in preparation for the Rio Games in 2016.
A versatile, entertaining and experienced musician, Aleh is perfect for corporate events, parties, function and more.