Nina Ernst is a singer and actress, based in Berlin, Germany.
In 2010 the Bossa Nova CD “Nina Ernst canta Jobim” (label: Fina Flor) was recorded and released in Rio de Janeiro and received many good reviews in Brazil. Even Bossa Nova legend Leny Andrade praised it (quote: “One of the best Bossa Nova CDs I have heard”).
In her latest music and video project „A Diva’s Mind“ high class artists from both São Paulo and Berlin came together in a very creative process of cooperation. The new album „A Diva’s Mind“ (label: Fina Flor) was released in 2019.
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Nina Ernst recorded her first Bossa Nova album with the beautiful songs of Antônio Carlos Jobim (label: Fina Flor / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).
On the CD "Nina Ernst canta Jobim," the German singer Nina Ernst interprets the jewels of the great composer Tom Jobim, such as Água de Beber, Insensatez, A Felicidade, Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar, Dindi, Desafinado, Triste, Inútil Paisagem, Amor em Paz, Corcovado and Chega de Saudade.
The arrangements were written by producer Ruy Quaresma and Fernando Merlino.
The production includes the musicians Humberto Araújo (flute, sax, clarinet); Ruy Quaresma (guitar); Fernando Merlino (piano); Zé Luis Maia (bass) and Jorge Gomes (drums).
With this work, Nina had intense contact with the Portuguese language and Brazilian culture. It can be said that the singularity of Tom Jobim's style provoked in the German singer a kind of love at first sight.
For a few years Nina and her band have represented a very successful Brazilian-German meeting in Brazil and were invited by the German embassy and consulates to perform, also at the "Bossa Nova in Concert" festival in Rio de Janeiro.
- Água de Beber
- A Felicidade
- Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar
- Inútil Paisagem
- Amor em Paz
- Chega de Saudade