The Samba Quartet are a four-piece act paying homage to the great names of Afro Brazilian Jazz, Samba and Bossa Nova. The group comprises seasoned musicians from Mozambique, Brazil, and the UK.
Influences are drawn from Joāo Gilberto’s harmonic complexities, Airto Moreira’s experimental rhythms, and Jorge Ben laid back approach! The Samba Quartet are part of the respectable music charity Live Music Now and have experience producing bespoke Brazilian music.
The Samba Quartet Line-up
The lead singer and guitarist, can perform acoustically through a compact PA system provided by himself with all the necessary cables and microphones. Compact and quick to set up when and wherever you want on the day, he can perform whilst you welcome your party guests or even as part of your ceremony.
Duo – Vocals/Percussion + Keys
This duo is a popular choice and perfect for background music & dinner Jazz style.
Trio – Vocals/Percussion + Keys + Bass
Adding bass from a trio will give the ensemble a fuller, richer sound. Another popular choice, especially for clients with larger venues.
Quartet – Vocals/Guitar – Keys – Bass – Drum Kit
The full Samba Quartet line-up. They can cater to clients looking for the Jazzier side of Brazilian music by presenting all the Bossa Nova classics or start the party with upbeat Samba classics.
- Djavan – Fato Consumado
- Chico Buarque – Samba de Orly
- Joāo Gilberto – Só Danço Samba
- Marcos Valle – Valeu
- Moacyr Santos – Naná
- Toquinho – Tarde Em Itapoā
- Marcos Valle – Água de Coco
- Joāo Gilberto – Doralice
- Joāo Donato – A Rā
- Wilson Simonal – Nem Vem Que Nāo Tem
- Tania Maria – Tá Tudo Certo
- Clube do Balanćo – Krioula
- Tim Maia – No Caminho do Bem
- Jorge Ben Jor – Roberto Corta Essa
- Elis Regina – Bala com Bala
- Azymuth – Tamborim Cuica Ganza Berimbau
- Airto Moreira – Mixing
- Milton Banana Trio – Cidade Vazia
- Marcos Valle – Os Grillos
- Nicola Conte – Groovy Samba
- Elis Regina – Meio de Campo
- Tim Maia – Guiné Bissau, Moçambique e Angola
- Sêrgio Mendes – Magalenha
- Seu Jorge – Carolina
- Jorge Ben Jor – Umbabaraumba
- Seu Jorge – Samba Rock
- Zequinha de Abreu – Tico Tico no Fubá
- Gilberto Gil – Chiclete com Banana
- Tamba 4 – Palladium
- Erasmo Carlos – Mane Joāo
- De Savoya – Ma na na
- Tom Jobim – Água de Beber
- Joāo Gilberto – Desafinado