About Sambossa 4
is a special group that presents the sounds & rhythms of Brazil in a small band format.
With music ranging from sultry bossa nova & grooving afro-funk to blistering samba, they all have
the ability to delight both the listener & the dancer.
Featuring the unique vocal talents of ELISANGELA MAHOGANY from Salvador Bahia on vocals,
whose strong voice, energy & sensational stage presence & experience as both a singer & a
professional and dancer brings a new dimension to the band.
From Rio de Janeiro is the hugely talented multi instrumentalist
MARCELO ANDRADE who showcases his saxophone & flute styles.
Guitarist PAUL RUMBOL leads this band as well as being band leader of the celebrated group Viramundo.
He also sings & plays the cavquinho (small Brazilian guitar & has been working alongside the most talented
Brazilian performers for more than 20 years.
Completing the quartet is XAVIER OSMIR from São Paulo, Brazil who brings his wonderful percussion & vocal talents.
SAMBOSSA 4, a compact but very powerful Brazilian/Latin group & are able to deliver this
original & full sound in a small band format largely because of the
ingenious use of the guitar synthesizer which enables Paul to play guitar, bass & keyboard sounds at the same time,
Xavier's small kit/cajon set up providing drums & percussion,
Elisangela's strong vocals & infectious energy completed by
Marcelo's beautiful & colourful lines on soprano saxophone & flute.
2015 saw them release a highly acclaimed CD "Sambossa 4"