The musicians play samba and choro, the sound of Brazil’s most vivid city Rio de Janeiro. Samba de Raiz (Roots-Samba), as such can be defined the style this octet presents of which its repertoire is drawn from the legacy of famous Brazilian composers and interpreters such as Cartola and Nelson Cavaquinho. They are accompanied by a groovy rhythm section, existing of the traditional “violão de 7 cordas” (7 stringed guitar), cavaquinho (small Brazilian ukulele-like guitar) and two percussionists. The band knows how to create an ambience that takes you to a romantic yet vibrant and sultry Rio de Janeiro, city of samba, music with a big smile.

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