Coladera was named after the rhythm born of the morna, the traditional Cape Verdean music, which in turn is derived from Portuguese fado and Angolan lundum. This unique musical universe is interpreted in a raw, beguiling way by the two artists.
Brazil, Portugal and Cape Verde resound in the beguiling songs of this acoustic trio. Latin American and African tinged rhythms, connected by the Portuguese language. „La Dôtu Lado“ is the second album of the transatlantic project Coladera, presenting the various styles of lusophone music. Led by Brazilian guitarist Vitor Santana and João Pires, his Portuguese counterpart, who also sings and plays guitar.