January 22nd, 2020 10pm Stage 1
Os Clavelitos is an "American Samba" band based in New York City, who creates original music combining traditional Brazilian rhythms (samba, baiao, samba reggae, frevo, and bossa nova) with English lyrics. With band members from Brazil, Japan, and the U.S., the six piece ensemble celebrates Brazil's rich musical heritage, while incorporating their eclectic performing backgrounds in "Latin", indie, jazz, pop, and folkloric styles. Os Clavelitos debut album, “Arriving” (released June 2016), hit #1 on the RMR World Music Chart, is ranked #7 on the RMR Top 200 World Albums of 2016, and received enthusiastic reviews from notable publications (Cadence Magazine, Jazz Weekly, etc.). Os Clavelitos often incorporate batucada (percussion ensemble) into their shows and present an upbeat, high energy performance that gets people up and dancing!