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"Um Samba ao Contrário is Débora Watts'

debut CD of her original songs.

A real homage to Brazilian traditional music.

Débora Watts is a Brazilian vocalist and composer. She has performed on premier stages spanning much of the globe from Rio de Janeiro to Armenia. In 2017, Débora recorded and released her 2nd CD, consisting entirely of her own compositions. The CD "Um Samba ao Contrário" (“Upside Down Samba”), produced by John Allen Watts, led to appearances on Brazilian TV and radio, where her music has been played on regular rotation In 2018 Débora's CD was awarded “Best Brazilian CD in the USA” at the Brazilian Press Awards and one of her songs won Best World Music at the prestigious USA Songwriting Competition.


Débora has a natural way of getting people to play, sing & even dance during her events. A gifted performer in her own right, these events are all about the community she is with and the experience and joy of sharing music. It is truly unlike anything else.


Rio de Janeiro, Brasil/

New York, NY


MPB, Samba, Chorinho, Bossa Nova, Maxixe, Samba de Gafieira, Forró

Date of Release:

January 2017


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