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Formed in Melbourne by drummer Howard Lee, this band is dedicated to the performance of Brazilian music. After almost 2 years traveling in Brazil and studying the numerous Brazilian music styles from Recife down to Rio de Janeiro, he has complied a repertoire that includes the styles of samba, frevo, maracatu, forro, MPB (Brazilian pop) as well as the famous bossa nova that dominated the world since the 1960’s.

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From a large ballroom to a small café, Bossa Negra are flexible in adapting to all occasions, venues and budgets in the following formats:

20 Piece band with Brazilian dancers & percussion ensemble Vocals, Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Guitar, piano, Brazilian percussion x 2
1 or more dancers + 12 piece samba school (percussion ensemble) – expandable on request

8 Piece with vocals
Vocals, Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Guitar, piano, Brazilian percussion x 2

7 Piece with vocals
Vocals, Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Guitar, percussion x 2

Sextet with vocals
Vocals, drums, bass, guitar, saxophone, percussion

Quintet with vocals
Vocals, drums, bass, guitar, saxophone

Quartet (Vocals/Instrumental)
Drums, bass, guitar, saxophone or vocals

Trio (Vocals/Instrumental)
Vocals/Saxophone, Bass, Guitar/Piano or Drums, Bass & Piano

Duo (Vocals/Instrumental)
Guitar, saxophone or vocals

ROAMING Duo & Trio (Instrumental)
Duo – Guitar, saxophone / Trio – Brazilian Tambourine, Guitar, saxophone

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