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Brazilian rhythms from Arlington musician draws award

Sulinha BoucherDo you know Sulinha Boucher? An Arlington resident for 21 years, she is a musician. Her second album for children, called "Imagination," has received the Parents' Choice award.

She tells YourArlington that she plays regularly at the libraries -- Robbins and Fox -- for at least the past 10 years.

She leads the singalongs for infant and toddlers in the mornings and says she "always fill up the room with more than 100 people."

Why "It is a lot of fun," she says. "I mix my native music and rhythms from Brazil."

On Friday, April 5, she will be doing a show at the Fox library with Chris Brenne, a guitar player from Sweden who lives in Arlington. For more, click here >>

They will be playing to celebrate the Fox volunteers responsible for keeping the library open for many days a week.
Her new CD received a positive review in the School Library Journal. It says she "employs a wide range of musical styles on her latest recording of 14 songs.

"Opening with the Caribbean beat, soul-filled 'Imagination,' the versatile singer uses light, floating quality in the ballad 'Outer Space,' a country beat to the arrangement of 'I've been Working on My Homework' (piggy-backing on a traditional tune), a soft shoe in 'Crackers and Crumbs,' a samba beat in the pet tribute 'My dog Joni' and blues in 'Summer Blues.'
"She sprinkles several familiar activity songs throughout, including 'Down by the Bay,' 'Open Shut' and 'Fish.'
"With a jazzy, mature sound to her vocals, Sulinha is cool, composed and never forced when singing. Arrangements are spare, with just the right mix of acoustic guitar, percussion and occasional electric guitar or bass."

- Stephanie Bange, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Find out more about the musician at her website, www.sulinha.com.


This story was published Thursday, March 28, 2013. 

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