The 7 estrelo is a group of contemporary music natural of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Formed in 2007, released three albums, an EP and distributed over 10 000 discs for presentations in 10 countries in South America, North America, Europe and Africa. With electronic production and influences of several other musical styles, the songs are created and bring sounds of cultures from the world outside, played through the mix of guitar, viola, bass, flutes, voices, beats and synths. During the shows, visuals made using the technique of videomapping are used to compose the scene.
In 2008, the group made their first international trip, where had performed at the Fair of Minas Gerais in Piemonte (Torino – Italy); in 2010 returned to the mainland on tour that passed through Ireland, Croatia, Italy, Holland and Germany; in 2012, 7 estrelo participated in major international festivals and conferences as CMJ Music Marathon (New York – United States), Zagoa Festival (Sahara – Morocco) and Canadian Music Week (Toronto – Canada); in 2013 went on tour through Argentina. Throughout his career, the group participated in important events in the Brazilian art scene, as the Universe Paralello festival and dozens of others.
members and partners
The group has recorded authorized version of composition Alceu Valença (Dia Branco); recorded in partnership with national and international artists in music, as the violinist Marcus Viana, Luciano Salun and Israel’s DJ Josh Lior; and drew the attention of the American agent Robert Singerman, director of Brazil Music Exchange, exchange program of Brazilian music led by BM & A and the APEX-Brazil.
André Lanari dos Mares Guia (27/02/1985), was born in São Paulo, São Paulo; voice, viola, bass and synthesizers
Bruno Henrique Ribeiro Tonelli (09/07/1986) was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais; voice, guitar, flutes and synths
Thyala Serena Ruiz Gimenez (20/06/1988), was born in Santo Antônio do Leite, Minas Gerais; videomapping
7 estrelo in numbers
• 7 years of career
• 3 studio albums and 1 EP
• Participation in two international compilations
• Participation in one state collection
• Over 10,000 distributed disks
• 4 international tours
• 10 countries visited
• More than 50 recorded songs
• More than 30 media appearances
• 7 nominations in music (4 awards)
• 10 approved cultural projects
Lasting approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, the presentations of the 7 Estrelo merge universes mixing music and visual arts. On stage, devices are used to entertain the audience and strengthen the messages expressed in music, and custom costumes, interactive performance and video mapping.
While synthesizers promote the most varied sonic textures, the musicians make live instrumentation with flute arrangements, solos of guitar and viola, bass lines and vocal samples. The scene comes to life through unique projections that reflect themes in the essence of the work of 7 Estrelo as the cosmos, elements and images that roam between the abstract and psychedelic. The repertoire mixes dancing and reflexive tracks.
Lasting for almost two years – from October 2014 to August 2016 – 7 estrelo wants to present in dozens of countries on five continents in travel by land, water and air. The plan is to spend a season in each mainland, performing in public and private places.
Conquering America is one of the intentions. The group plans to hold concerts in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, USA and Canada.
Breaking the Old Continent is also part of the plan. In Europe, 7 estrelo plan on spending for Scotland, Wales, England, Norway, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Holland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Andorra, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Greece and Turkey.
Africa enters the route and the occupation can happen in countries like Morocco, South Africa, among others.
Another stop is Asia, with free script.
Oceania will not be forgotten and the 7 estrelo architect visits to Australia and New Zealand.
All the way and the group’s actions during the world tour will audiovisual, photographic and written records. The files will give life to a documentary DVD, a book and the reality “7 estrelo on the Road.” In addition to coverage in social networks and communication channels of the group (facebook, youtube and official site), will also be work done press office in an attempt to conquer spaces spontaneous media in newspapers, radios, TVs, websites and magazines.