With 7 albums and several awards to their credit (" Best Samba Band »In 2010 and in 2017 by the Brazilian Music Prize), Casuarina, a true icon of the new generation of samba carioca, is a group constantly in movement and renewal !
After 16 years of existence in quintet, the group starts a new period with the departure of Joao Cavalcanti, who continues his solo adventure. Carried by the voice of Gabriel Azevedo, Casuarina celebrates their new formation with the release of the single " Eta Lelê "(Serginho Meriti / Claudemir) in December 2017, and the preparation of a new album" +100 ”(Biscoito Fino) in 2018.
Their concerts inject a good dose of dynamism into the brilliant samba anthology of their repertoire and perpetuate a genre that has always been present in the rich history of Brazilian music.
The new generation of samba composers will be in the spotlight and the group will be on tour to defend their 8th opus in Europe!
they programmed them
Lincoln Center / New York, USA
Brasil Summer Fest / New York, USA
Ile de France Festival / Paris, France
Forde Traditional and World Music Festival / Forde, Norway
Festival Nuit d'Afrique / Montreal, Canada
Sommarscen / Malmö, Sweden
World Music Festival / Penang, Malaysia
Druga Godba Festival / Ljubljana, Slovenia
Skopje Fest / Skopje, North Macedonia
Antique Theater / Vienne, France
Festival Latino Americando / Milan, Italy
International Music Festival / Besançon, France
Jazz in Oloron / Oloron Sainte Marie, France
International Music Meeting Festival / Nijmegen, Netherlands
New Morning / Paris, France
Cabaret Sauvage / Paris, France
Studio l'Ermitage / Paris, France
6th Continent Festival / Lyon, France
Festival Radio France / Montpellier, France
Festival Aux Heures d'Eté / Nantes, France