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At only 22 Ella (Borges) and the Bossa Beat is a freight train of talent

Ella & The Bossa Beat is a father-daughter duo founded by Ella and Magrus Borges. They present a Brazilian jazz/pop style of music combining Bossa Nova grooves with a soulful jazz influence. In 2020, they released their first album together named "My Remedy", capturing the attention of jazz and pop fans worldwide. Ella and Magrus have released their second album titled "In the Moment" in November 2022, which introduces a soulful and classy style. It is increasingly becoming popular among jazz lovers, Brazilian jazz listeners, and soul/jazz followers. Currently, they are playing at many jazz venues, private events, festivals and have a residency at Universal Studios in Orlando FL. After releasing their latest CD, they are planning to book shows and tour around Europe, Brazil and abroad.


Magrus Borges is a drummer, percussionist, composer, and producer from Belem do Para, Brazil. He has played and recorded with many international artists such as: Shakira, Grace Jones, Astrud Gilberto, Tania Maria, Larry Coryell, Caetano Veloso, Luis Melodia, Johnny Alf (one of the fathers of Bossa Nova), among many others. He is currently touring and recording with Bebel Gilberto (daughter of legendary father of Bossa Nova, Joao Gilberto). In 2021, Magrus was nominated for a Grammy together with Bebel Gilberto, for her CD "Agora". He has recorded six original albums, produced for various artists and is a member of the Recording Academy.


Ella Borges was born in Miami and raised in Brazil. She sings in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French. In addition to singing, she plays piano, guitar, writes lyrics, composes, arranges, and co-produces with her father Magrus Borges. At age twenty-two, she presents a sophisticated and unique style, given her roots from Brazil, and her jazzy soulful voice. In 2020, Ella was awarded 'The Focus Brazil' award for Best Female Singer in Orlando. She is also a graduate from Stetson University with a degree in International Business and Music. Ella is a member of the Recording Academy, and is under the mentorship, taking private classes with jazz pianist Garry Dial.

1. Speak from the heart 4:45
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

2. Why 3:53
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

3. Dreamer 4:14
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

4. O Tempo Traz 4:42
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

5. Forever 5:08
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

6. Show me the way 4:41
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

7. Estrelas no ceu 4:03
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

8. Slipping Away 3:52
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)

9. What happened to our love 4:12
(Ella & The Bossa Beat - Ella Borges and Magrus Borges)
PLAYERS & INSTRUMENT:
Ella Borges: vocals, piano/keyboard, bass
Magrus Borges: drums, percussion
Rodrigo Sha (Roe-dree-go Shaw): saxophone
Jonathan Dills: cello
Kim Freitas (Kim Fray-tahz): acoustic guitar
Alain Bradette (Alan Brah-dette): saxophone
Greg Little: trumpet
Ruvit Bracho (Roo-veet Brah-shoo): violin
Larry Williams: trumpet

Artist: Ella and the Bossa Beat
CD Title: In the Moment
Label: Self-Released
Add Date: February 13, 2023
Street Date: November 5, 2022
Website: www.ellaandthebossabeat.com



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