The Novinas Polka Duo

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The Novinas Polka Duo

The Novinas Polka Duo

The Novinas Polka Duo presents a concoction of lively repertoire combining traditional Brazilian genres with Latin rhythms and a healthy dose of jazz standards.

With warm silky vocals and the richness of a classical Brazilian 7-string guitar, The Novinas Polka Duo line-up is perfect for low-key music backdrop during receptions.

The choice of subtle jazz and bossa nova classics will create a relaxing but swingy atmosphere for your guests.

Having the addition of percussion or laidback drums, the trio formation will present a delightful array of different sounds and rhythms that include samba, lively jazz and world standards with a swing.

The songs are in English, Portuguese, Spanish and even Polish and are able to cater for an international clientele!

The Novinas Polka Duo is ideal for corporate functions, birthday parties and weddings.

Their repertoire includes compositions by many highly acclaimed Brazilian composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes, Cartola, Nelson Cavaquinho and Noel Rosa, to name just a few.

Non-Brazilian set list boasts songs from the Great American Songbook, as well as hidden jewels of Cuban and World music.

NAO DEIXE O SAMBA MORRER

Repertoire List

Jazz
All of me
Autumn leaves (also in French)
Cry me a river
Dream a little dream of me
Fever
Hit the road Jack
How high the moon
Let’s do it, let’s fall in love
My favourite things
My one and only love
Night and Day
Night in Tunisia
Over the rainbow
What a difference a day made
Witchcraft

Bossa nova
Água de beber (Water to Drink)
Bananeira
Barquinho (Little Boat)
Chega de saudade (No more blues)
Corcovado
Doralice
Garota de Ipanema (Girl from Ipanema)
Insensatez (How Insensitive)
Manhã de carnaval
Meditation
Samba de uma nota só (One Note Samba)
Samba em prelúdio
Triste
Wave

Samba
A Flor e o Espinho
As rosas não falam
Coisinha do pai
Com que roupa
Coqueiro verde
Corra e olhe o céu
Dança da Solidão
Mas que nada
Não deixe o samba morrer
O samba é meu dom
Portela na avenida
Quantas Lágrimas
Samba da minha terra
Samba de Arerê
Saudosa Maloca
Sem compromisso
Só pra contrariar
Tiro ao Álvaro
Trem das 11

POP
Back to black
Get Lucky
Happy
It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over
Layla
Losing my religion
More than words
Rolling in the deep
Smooth operator
Someone like you
Tears in heaven
This love
Wicked game
Wonderful tonight
Wonderwall
Valerie

In Spanish
Besáme Mucho
Quizás Quizás Quizás (Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps)
La bamba
Guantanamera

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