Introducing: Blue Brazil An eclectic mix of old and new Bossa, Samba, latin jazz mixed with the groove of the Bluenote sound

Blue Brazil Music is a professional Bossa Nova, Jazz and Samba band formed by the international collaboration of Christian Zwingel (Chile) and Robin Hevness (UK).

The band offers an exciting mixture of bossa nova, jazz and samba with real Latin roots and grooves. Offering several music packages from solo/duo/trio performances to a full 8 member band including Sax, Double Bass and Percussion through to a full size Batucada Drum section, all with professional samba and carnival dancers if required. We can offer you the best package to make your event special and unforgettable, you choose the lineup to suit your event and budget.

BlueBrazil's full Live Show includes dancers and Batucada percussion or keep it more intimate with just a duo or trio!

Regular dates include: Revolution De Cuba (Reading, Norwich, Milton Keynes, Derby and Nottingham), The Pelican Cafe (Nottingham), The Brass Monkey, Nottingham

Festivals: Arkwright Gardens The Meadows, Farnstock (Mansfield)

Corporate: Casinos, marketing events, openings and weddings.

For further information and to book BlueBrazil please email us with a description of your requirements: venue size, how many people, event type, budget ect.:

The Musicians

Christian Zwingel (Chile) – Voice and Guitar. Born in Santiago, Christian Zwingel began his journey into music with guitar lessons at the age of ten. Soon after that he discovered the Brazilian music… love at first sight. At the age of 18, he was already playing guitar and the harmonica and singing in around the country. After getting his degree as a sound engineer in 2001 he decided to move on and left his home country towards Brazil.. After getting really into the roots of Brazilian music by playing with different local musician in Rio, Natal and Manaus, he got a very nice offer to join the Brazilian Combo, "Bossamba Trio" in Leipzig, Germany with amazing local success. He has worked as session guitarist, recording engineer and music teacher in different countries like USA, Holland, Germany, Barbados, Argentina, Spain, Brazil, & the Czech Republic

Robin Hevness MA (UK) – Sax. Having performed throughout Europe in exciting live projects, Robin's more recent activities have been involved with creating modern fusions of traditional and contemporary folk music such as with his group, Aistaguca - a blend of Central European folk music and contemporary beats and blending Bossa Nova with the groove of Blue Note. Before meeting up with Christian, Guillermo and John to create his current group, Blue Brazil. Robin is currently a lecturer/teacher in music and continues to be interested in world music, ethnomusicology and and its place within contemporary culture.

Alex Magni. (Brazil) - Percussion. Professional Brazilian drummer & percussionist, instructor and music producer, is now living and acting in UK. He graduated in Musicology after his young musical conservatory training and several musical studies, courses and workshop attendance, providing to him the acquisition of a vast knowledge in drums rhythms and percussion instruments, as well as technical and musical skills. On Brazil, has worked with numerous bands in the south of the country, doing many performances, recordings and teachings. With that he gained the support of MEINL, the German brand of percussion instruments and Bosphorus cymbals. Since 2001, already in Portugal, he has been working with various top artists in Portuguese popular music, bands and several musical

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