Composer. Arranger. Keyboardist. Singer. Designer.
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You are welcome to watch "Forgotten Shadows" Stop motion video, the latest release of World 99 Project, produced by X-Music and Alter Concepts!
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Something about Muriel:
She was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
and lived most of her teenage life in Misiones province (border with Brasil).
From an early age she started cultivating the love for music and World music in particular.
At the age of 19 years old she decided to travel to South Africa to study English. She automatically fell in love with Southern Africa's music styles which took a special place in her heart together with Latin music which was already pumping in her blood.
After finishing her studies at the University of Cape Town and attaining a BMUS degree in Arrangement and Composition with distinction in Ethnomusicology, she became active in the music Industry as a free lance keyboardist, bandleader, composer and arranger.
As a performer Muriel is a versatile keyboardist who is comfortable performing Latin music, Jazz, World fusion, African music and Pop.
Muriel performed with bands such as Tren Latino, Cuba Libre, Carambola, Mtika, Jaco Maria, Frank Paco's Art Ensemble, Sange, Saudiq Khan, Trilogy Jazz trio, Charles Summerfield, De Sur a Sur tango project, Sisterhood and Yolanda Yawa to mention a few.
As a composer Muriel writes for film, TV and radio.
Muriel, together with Ghalik Jacobs, received a Golden Horn Award for best original composition for the movie "Confessions of a Gambler" and she co-wrote with Frank Paco some of the music featured in German movie "Glamour and Glory".
Muriel compositions are being played in programs such as "Hectic 99" and renown soap opera "Generations". She was also finalist in the International Songwriting Competition - World category with track "Esa Morena".