Band Setups

Grupo janeiro can operate as a trio (guitar, bass, percussion), a quartet (with guest fluatist or guest vocals), or a quintet with all five members showcasing their talents.

The client can also specify the preferred style(s) of music from Bossa, Brazilian Choro, Cuban, Colubian, Latin Jazz, Popular Classics, or any combination of these genres.

Grupo janeiro - trio with guitar, bass and percussion

trio

Grupo janeiro - quartet with flute (alternatively with singer)

quartet

Although every event is different and requires specific planning, there are a few general categories that can suitably employ the Grupo Janeiro...

Dinners...
Eating, drinking and conversing can be enjoyed to the setting of beautiful, non-intrusive latin music. Subtle amplification is used to fill out any size of room, without stifling conversation.

Wedding Receptions...
An extremely popular choice, for when the party is underway! Songs can be arranged on request.

Parties...
The choice of playing material can be chosen to reflect the mood - from rhythmic samba-style latin jazz, to relaxing classical/latin jazz pieces to create a certain sophisticated atmosphere or to wind down with at the end of the night.

Please don't hesitate to contact us for further discussion regarding your event.


Below are example set lists. These provide a cross section of the material covered by Grupo janeiro, and there are many more pieces covered not on these lists.

Brazilian

Jazz

Girl From Ipanema

Someone to Watch Over Me

Apelo

A Day in the Life of a Fool

Walking in Rio

As Time Goes By

Corcodavo

They Can’t Take That Away

The Sound of Bells

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Choro No 1

Every Time We Say Goodbye

Canto do Ossanha

Fly Me to the Moon

Dorival

Autumn Leaves

Samba Triste

Cherry Pink

One Note Samba

A Fine Romance

Mas Que Nada

Paper Moon

Sem Contencao

A Foggy Day

O Barquinho

It Had To Be You

Lamentos do Morro

Blue Bossa

Duas Contas

Chameleon


Cuban

Columbian

 

Olga La Tamalera

La Nena

 

El Cuarto De Tula

La Piojosa

 

Pare Cochero

La Que Resbala Cae

 

Candela

Cumbia Sabrosa     

 

Chan Chan

Cumbia En Do Manor

 

El Bodeguero

Noche De Estrellas

 

Raton

Caracoles de Colores

Chanchullo

 


Popular

 

Feelings

 

Sunshine of my Life

 

Love Me Tender

 

If I Fell

 

Don’t Know Why

 

Dock of the Bay

 

Killing Me Softly

 

Wonderful World

 

How Deep Is Your Love

 

Just the Two of Us

 

Light My Fire

 

I Can See Clearly Now

 

Air on a G String

 

Just The Two of Us

 

Lambada

 

Plus many more...