A unique Brazilian music quartet that presents all the sounds & rhythms of Brazil in a small band format

About Sambossa 4

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"