Ella and the Bossa Beat are back again at the Blue Bamboo but this time presenting a special evening of “A Night of Jobim” featuring selections from the wonderful Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim. Bossa Nova classics featuring Ella Borges on vocals and piano, her father Magrus Borges on drums and percussion, accompanied by Charlie Silva on acoustic bass and Dan Jordan on sax and flute. Reserve your tickets early, you do not want to miss this special evening of Brazilian Jazz!
Ella & The Bossa Beat is a father-daughter duo that incorporates a mixture of Pop, Soul, Jazz and Brazilian influences. Ella Borges, singer/songwriter was born in Miami, and raised in Brazil. She sings in English, Portuguese and Spanish and plays piano, guitar, writes lyrics, composes, and co-produces with her father at their home studio. At age twenty-one, she presents a very unique style given her Brazilian roots and soulful voice. In 2020, she was awarded ‘The Focus Brazil’ award for Best Female Singer in Orlando. She is a fulltime student at Stetson University, majoring in International Business and Music.
Magrus Borges born in Belem do Para, Brazil, is a drummer, composer, producer and has played and recorded with many international artists such as: Shakira, Grace Jones, Astrud Gilberto, Tania Maria, Larry Coryell and many others. He is currently touring with Bebel Gilberto (daughter of legendary ‘Father of Bossa Nova’, Joao Gilberto). In 2021 Magrus was nominated for a Grammy together with Bebel Gilberto for her latest CD ‘Agora’. He has recorded six original CD’s and produced for various artists. Ella & The Bossa Beat performs at many local Jazz clubs, art festivals, restaurants and private events including Epcot/Disney and currently resident artist at Universal Studios/Portofino Hotel. In 2020, they had their debut CD “My Remedy”, and release party at Blue Bamboo and recently launched two new singles “Slipping Away” and “Underwater” part of their new EP available on all digital platforms.
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