which move, give daydreams and sometimes make you smile
This is the bottom
line of »Silla Nova«, which is the ensemble behind exceptional singer Silvia »Silla« Frink.
Originally from Munich, Germany, they now live and perform
on São Miguel.
Bossa Nova classics like »Corcovado« or »Triste« are
attended by swing tunes and sensitive ballads from the Great
American Songbook as well as by enchanting international
melodies, which have become rare in Jazz music.
The repertoire starts from the 20s up to the late 60s,
wheras the interpretation is not always similar to the
sometimes well-known and sometimes - unfortunally -
forgotten - original songs. And, from time to time, a pinch
of humour will show up.
Silvia »Silla« Frink is not only a singer - she lives all
melodies with passion and her distinctive voice lets
listeners be a part of it.
From intimate sad ballads up to cheerful uptempo samba tunes:
she always sings the crux of a song perfectly to the point.
She is accompanied by Norbert Riemann on spanish
guitar : one time soulfully discreet, next time "brasilian"
and then - as soon as Silvia unpacks the Kazoo - with a hot
Both musicians look back upon long-time musical experience
in different styles, from a capella to rock, funk and
classical music which characterizes the peerless sound of
But the emphasis will always be on the delight in melodies,
uniquely interpreted by Silvia »Silla« Frink.