Fernanda Froes-Pruett is a Brazilian-American Musician (Singer, Songwriter, Bassist, Guitarist, Music Producer and Vocal Coach) from São Paulo, Brazil, residing in California, USA, for over a decade, where she became known as "The Brazilian Flame".
Fernanda's music style is a blend of Brazilian Music, Soul Music, Blues, Acoustic Rock and Indie Rock.
Her musical influences are very eclectic, going from Billie Holiday, Joni Mitchell, Joyce Moreno, Rita Lee and Sade Adu, to Alphonso Johnson, Lenny Kravitz, Simply Red and Sting.
FERNANDA FROES-PRUETT LIVE IN YREKA, CA, ON 02/15/2023 with special guest musicians
Singer, songwriter, guitarist Fernanda Froes-Pruett will bring an evening of Brazilian Jazz & Bossa Nova, Blues and Soul Music to Yreka, California, with a live performance at the Smoked Tomato Pie, with Dave Walas on percussion, featuring special guest musicians Charles Valona on guitar and vocals, and Sam Cuenca on bass.
The setlist includes songs by Fernanda Froes-Pruett, like “O Limite” and “Vila Madalena”, songs by Adele, Charles Valona and Simply Red, and some Brazilian Jazz & Bossa Nova hits like “Corcovado” and “Insensitive”, by Tom Jobim and Stan Getz.
Wednesday, February 15
Location: Smoked Tomato Pie
106 Ranch Lane, Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: (530) 841-7119
From 6 to 8:30 PM
No cover charge.
FERNANDA FROES-PRUETT "FROM BRASIL"
A LITTLE BIT OF HER STORY
Fernanda Froes-Pruett is a natural born Artist, who inherited the Music genes from her mother's side of the family, where most of her ancestors and relatives were musicians.
Fernanda was born and raised in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, one of the biggest metropolises in the world.
She started learning the basics of Music, singing and also playing guitar, with her grandfather, who was a seasoned guitarist. Got her first bass guitar when she was ten, after meeting Gene Simmons, the bassist from KISS, in person, for the first time.
Fernanda started playing in a Blues band, as a bassist, at the age of thirteen. Later on, at fifteen, she also started singing and playing in a couple of bands, and traveled with them to play at festivals and events around the South East of Brazil.
Fernanda Froes-Pruett moved from São Paulo, Brazil, to California, USA, for the first time, in 1993, when she studied at MI - Musicians Institute, in Hollywood, which later led her to attend Santa Monica College, in Santa Monica, and also a UCLA Extension Program, in Los Angeles.