Europe's longest established Brazilian/Latin group & winner of
Best Musical Band in Brazilian International Press Awards
Formed in 1989 award winning group VIRAMUNDO are Europe`s longest established Brazilian/Latin band.
A glittering array of top International performers they currently feature some of the most talented Brazilian artists working in Europe. Working with or without their own Brazilian dance troupe they have become synonymous with the best in Brazilian dance music & entertainment. (click here for more biog)
The basic line up of the band is a 6 piece comprising of a female lead singer, guitarist/singer,
percussionist/singer, keyboard player, bassist & drummer.
This basic sextet often augments to include flute, sax, trombone, trumpet &/or extra percussionists.
Band member profiles
The band have released 5 CD's under their name. 'PRA DANÇAR' in 1994, 'TRIBAL' in 1999,
'REAL SOUNDS OF BRAZIL' in 2009, ‘BRAZUKA BEATS’ in 2016 & 'BRAZUKA REIMAGINED' in 2017
Much more music here
2017 Semba dance remix of the song Couché, another favourite from the bands live set. The original track is on 'Brazuka Beats 2016 & soon to be available on 'Brazuka Remixed' 2017.
Viramundo's fast samba version of Magalenha from the album 'Brazuka Beats' featuring
Paul Rumbol, cavaquinho, guitar,
guitar synth & vocals
Elisangela Mahogany, lead vocals
Marcelo Andrade, soprano sax & flute
Xavier Osmir, percussion
Matheus Nova, bass
Marius Rodrogues, drums
Karin KC, Samara Reis,
Ethienne Lemos, & Nayara Ribeiro
Since its formation Viramundo has always enjoyed presentations with spectacular Dance shows
& only feature the best & most authentic performers
including the most beautiful, talented "passistas" (samba dancers).
The performances can be with the stage band, a 'batucada' drumming band or both
& can also provide dancers without the band(s) if required.
On larger presentations Viramundo joins forces with "OI BRASIL" shows to provide spectacular Brazilian entertainment on a big scale. Dances featured range from CARNIVAL SAMBA, Forró & Afro Brazilian.
The band can also add CAPOEIRA shows (Brazilian Martial arts/dance)
Click here for lots more pics of the dancers