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Act Profile

Foto Bossanova

FOTO BOSSANOVA, a voice & guitar duo specialised in stylish Brazilian songs. They have been playing bossanova and samba for over 10 years to the delight of their audiences. They enrich the live performance by using unique pedal effects to create the feel of a 4-piece band. The repertoire is designed for light entertainment and background music. They also include a number of Jazz standards and popular songs.

Davide Mantovani - guitar

Davide is a renowned guitarist, bassist and composer. Since his arrival in London in 1991 he has written and produced 6 albums and built up a solid experience on both live and studio scenes, playing with some illustrious Jazz, Brazilian and Pop artists around: Lisa Stansfield, Tony Allen (Fela Kuti), Baaba Maal, Jason Rebello, Joao Donato and many others.

Alice Bellasich‚Äč - vocals

Alice is a versatile professional singer, specialised in Brazilian music and other styles such as jazz, latin and pop. Originally from Italy she trained as a classical pianist and started singing at a young age. She then moved to Brazil where she performed live with local professional musicians. Alice moved to the UK in 2005 and since then has performed at top music venues and featured as a recording artist in various albums.

Act Information

Line-up

Davide: guitar and pedal effects
Alice: vocals

Extra Line-up(s)

If requested we can work as trio (vocals, guitar, bass) or quartet (vocals, guitar, bass, percussion)
We can do early dinner sets, cocktail parties, etc. any time of the day

Also included

PA: Yamaha Stagepas 600i
Basic lighting gear available on request

Location

South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, North East, North West, Wales.

Previous Clients

Mainly private events. Scarfes Lounge Bar, London. Don Giovanni restaurant, Ferrara (Italy)

Testimonials

"....sounds unusually great" - Scarfes lounge bar
"the music has charm by the bucket load.‚ÄĚ All About Jazz
"An intriguing listen….Fantastic musicality" Jazz UK
"What?! You're NOT Brazilian?? I don't believe you!!" A client at the Scarfes

Highlights

Even the most popular songs are performed with a unique flavour
Very well presented and friendly
Repertoire in different languages (Brazilian, English, Italian, French)

Repertoire

Repertoire

Tom Jobim Triste
Marcos Valle Summer Samba
Tom Jobim Corcovado
Tom Jobim Dindi
Consuelo Velazquez Besame Mucho
Tom Jobim Insensatez
Gilberto Gil Ladeira da Preguica
Tom Jobim Wave
Sergio Mendes Tristeza
Tom Jobim A Garota de Ipanema
Edward Heyman Body and Soul
Tom Jobim One Note Samba
Tom Jobim O Barquinho (My Little Boat)
Jorge Ben Mas Que Nada
Tom Jobim Desafinado
Tom Jobim Black Orpheus
Joao Gilberto So Danco Samba
Tom Jobim Chega de Saudade
Joao Gilberto E Preciso Perdoar
Gilberto Gil Eu Vim da Bahia
Tom Jobim Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar
Tom Jobim Olha pro Ceu
Ivan Lyns Madalena
Rubens Campos Marambaia
Tom Jobim Vida Bela
George Gershwin Summertime
Tom Jobim Incerteza
Jorge Ben Balanca Pema
Tom Jobim Favela (O Morro)
Tom Jobim Estrada do Sol
Jorge Ben Tim Dom Dom
Geraldo Pereira Falsa Bahiana
Martinho da Vila Quem me Dera
Tom Jobim So Tinha de Ser com Voce
George Shearing Lullaby of Birdland
Luis Demetrio Sway
Duke Ellington In a Sentimental Mood
Jimmy McHugh On the Sunny Side of the Street
Ray Charles Georgia

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)