Tropisamba Quartet

London based Brazilian band, with Samba and Bossa Nova rhythms.

Tropisamba are a unique UK based Brazilian music quartet that presents the sounds & rhythms of Brazil in a small band format. Their multi instrumental capabilities enable them do cover any Brazilian or Latin music genre. Mixing Latin Rhythms with Current Pop Hits give this band a unique opportunity to provide a night of very varied & unique entertainment.

Compact but very powerful, with music ranging from sultry bossa nova & grooving afro-funk to blistering samba, they have the ability to delight both the listener and the dancer.

Their repertoire can include:

Original music & authentic versions of the most well known Brazilian & Latin classics. They also include soul & pop classics inventively in Brazilian rhythms.

The current line-up features:

Carolina from Sao Paulo on vocals, whose amazingly beautiful voice, captivating energy & sensational stage presence brings a new dimension to the band. Born into a family of musicians, she also has a degree in acting, has recorded her own albums and participated in The Voice Brazil.

Marcelo from Rio de Janeiro. Hugely talented, multi instrumentalist   playing beautiful & colourful lines on saxophones, violin, melodica and flute.

Paul from London. Band leader and guitarist. Paul has immersed himself in World & Brazilian culture from an early age and has been collaborating with the most talented Brazilian performers for more than 25 years. He also plays the cavaquinho (small Brazilian guitar) & sings. Paul utilises guitar synthesiser to bring a full sound to this small line up and enables them to present a complete sound without using any backing tracks.

Xavier from Sao Paulo. Driving, grooving percussion and vocals. Very experienced as a percussionist, singer & bandleader in his own right.

Sunny Samba
Mas Que Nada
Isn’t She Lovely
Love Like Waves

Repertoire List

Mas Que Nada

Samba De Janeiro

Girl From Ipanema

Isn’t She Lovely

Fantasy

Miss You

Toda Menina Baiana

Valerie

Brazil (Aquarela Do Brasil)

Come Together

Aint No Sunshine

Crazy

Smooth Operator

Hit The Road Jack

Agua De Beber

No Woman No Cry

Happy

Sway

Oye Como Va

Guantanamera

Come Together

Light My Fire

Carolina

Crazy

Morena Tropicana

I Can See Clearly Now

Summer Samba

Pais Tropical

Palco

I’m Yours

The Beat (Batucada)

I Feel Good

Wave

Favela Berimbau

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