The "Samba Novo" Band Brasilian Music and dance

Why book The "Samba Novo" Band Brasilian Music and dance?

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Over 30 yrs as NYC only serious choice for a Brasilian Drum and dance show!
All Of our Dancers are from Brasil our drummers are from Brasil and south America, compare this to any other group!! SAMBA NOVO has a history of the biggest and best note worthy events in The Country!!
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The Samba Novo Band was started in 1986 by Percussionist Ron DeFrancesco
Started as a Escola / Bloco They quickly saw the need for a Professional Samba Music and Dance Show.
SAMBA NOVO is responsible for bringing this formate to Private Parties, Fund Rasing and corporate Events and to a mass amount of people who had never seen a SAMBA Floor show presented in the Tradtion of Brasil.. SAMBA NOVO has always had The Top Professional Musicians and Dancers in the group for over 20 yrs which sets them apart from student performing groups.. Performances Include: CARNAVAL, SAMBA, SAMBA REGGAE, CAPOEIRA And AXE.. And Don't forget Your Hora Loca!!

NOTE** We are fully Insured, Most venues will not allow Bands and Performers without Insurance..

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New Year's Eve Wedding Spectacular

We hired Samba Novo as the surprise act for our New Year's Eve upstate wedding. To say they were a hit is an understatement. Our guests were already impressed with the wedding and were expecting just a dance party to ring in the new year. We did the countdown and as we were toasting with our champagne, Samba Novo came in and wowed the crowd with percussion and carnaval color and a beat that transported us immediately from the cold upstate mountains to tropical Rio. What an experience! People are still talking about it! They were a joy to work with too! Professional and punctual. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Worth every penny! Obrigada Samba Novo!!!

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Reviewer: Alexandra T. W.
Event: Wedding Reception in Big Indian, NY
Event Date: Dec 31, 2013
Hired As: Samba Band, Samba Dancer

Company's Chritsmas party

Excellent show. Perfect timing and duration of show. Everybody at the party liked it and was the highlight of the party. Thank you very much guys!

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Reviewer: Tomas A.
Event: Christmas Party in Norwalk, CT
Event Date: Dec 4, 2013
Hired As: Samba Band, Samba Dancer

Engagement Party

My fiance and I hired Samba Novo to do the percussion for our engagement party. Since we are having a destination wedding, this party had to be big - and it was just that ! The percussionist was amazing. She played to all the house and salsa music and everything else inbetween. She made others get involved and let the kids play along side her. Great experience !!! Thank you again to Ron - it was a pleasure working with you.

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Reviewer: Kd S.
Event: Other in Hawthorne, NJ
Event Date: Oct 25, 2013
Hired As: Percussionist

40TH Surprise Party

I threw my husband a surprise 40th birthday party. We hired 2 Samba dancers to perform. Everything was very professional and the dancers were great. Very pleased with the experience

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Reviewer: Alicia H.
Event: Birthday Party in Plainfield, NJ
Event Date: Jun 22, 2013
Hired As: Samba Dancer

Wow... Outstanding preformance!!

BEST ENTERTAINMENT FOR A PARTY... My husband had an amazing time for his 40th. All our guest had a blast! Thank you SAMBA NOVA..

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Reviewer: Jennifer
Event: Birthday Party in Uniondale, NY
Event Date: Jun 29, 2013
Hired As: Samba Dancer

AWESOME!!! Shout out to "Samba Novo"

Wow! I only have wonderful things to say about Samba Novo. You guys were very professional and accommodating. The entrainment was fantastic, amazing and exhilarating. Bravo! girls, you truly added that special touch to my Brazilian theme and especially made my son's graduation party a memorable one. My guests were very impressed and had a fabulous time. I definitely would recommend Samba Novo to my friends. A week later and my guests are still texting "Great Party" "WAY TO GO Samba Nova!!!"

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Reviewer: Ana V.
Event: Graduation in Brooklyn, NY
Event Date: May 19, 2013
Hired As: Samba Dancer

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I had two girls from Samba Novo to preform at an elegant 50th birthday surprise party for my husband and he, I and all guest were very pleased and content with professional performance. I would recommend to all.
Mimi

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Reviewer: Jasmin
Organization: n/a
Event: Birthday Party in East Hampton, NY
Event Date: May 18, 2013
Hired As: Samba Dancer

AMAZING!!!

We hired Samba Novo for my sisters 30th birthday, and we are SO happy with this band!!! They were incredibly professional, and most amazing performers. Everything about this experience was great. Would definitely call again and recommend!

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Reviewer: Shalkbil F.
Event: Birthday Party in Westbury, NY
Event Date: May 11, 2013
Hired As: Samba Band, Samba Band

Cheers to Samba Novo!

It was a good experience dealing with Samba Novo, which catered the show to our requests.
The girls performed as a surprise to all guests. They were beautiful, colorfully dressed and professionally friendly. Making it the talk of the event and memorable to all the guests.
My next event will be a little easier to book, since Samba Novo will be the choice.

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Reviewer: Renato F.
Event: Wedding Reception in New Rochelle, NY
Event Date: Mar 23, 2013
Hired As: Brazilian Entertainment

Response from The "Samba Novo" Band Brasilian Music and dance:

Thank you Renato!
You were great to work with!
Ron DeFrancesco
SAMBA NOVO

Samba Novo is THE way to go!

I had the pleasure of working with Samba Novo on a private party for a corporate clients 10th Anniversary celebration. Not only was the team a pleasure to work with but the dancers and performance during the event was THE highlight of the evening. I look forward to the opportunity to work with them again and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a full service samba and dance band.

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Reviewer: E. I. A.
Organization: ENIAFEISIS, Inc.
Event: Anniversary Party in New York City, NY
Event Date: Feb 15, 2013
Hired As: Mardi Gras Entertainment, Percussionist, Samba Dancer

Response from The "Samba Novo" Band Brasilian Music and dance:

Thank you!
Pleasure working with you...

There is a difference in what SAMBA NOVO provides as compared to other groups...
We are and have been the 1st call Samba show for over 20 yrs, no one matches our experience and Musicians and Dancers All top Pros, No Belly Dancers in Samba Costumes, you get what you ask for, with no false advertising and we are Fully insured....
Thank you all...

Highlight of my Party !!

The one thing people remembered from my party were the Samba Dancers! The costumes were incredibly detailed and beautiful. My guests really felt transported to Brazil! It was quite incredbile! I want to thank SAMBA NOVO for their performance, timing and professionalism. I will definitely consider hiring them again. Thanks!!

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Reviewer: Maurice
Event: Wedding Reception in Brooklyn, NY
Event Date: Dec 23, 2012
Hired As: Brazilian Entertainment, Samba Band, Samba Dancer

Thanks for your help Zamba Novo and Ron DeFrancesco!!!

DEFINITELY ZAMBA NOVO MADE OUR HOLIDAY PARTY A MEMORABLE NIGHT FOR OUR GUESTS, EXCELLENT PROFESSIONALS, THANK YOU RON DEFRANCESCO FOR YOUR HELP AND GOOD CARE,

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Reviewer: Franklin M.
Organization: Dominican Medical Society
Event: Dinner Dance in Flushing, NY
Event Date: Dec 8, 2012
Hired As: Samba Band, Acrobat, Samba Band

Just great entertainment!

We booked Samba Novo for our company Holiday Party. We are a mid-size construction firm and wanted to reserve something special for our employees to have fun and enjoy watching. Samba Novo turned out to be perfect for that occasion. The colors, the music and beautiful dancers really put everyone in a happy holiday mood. We had a great time watching the show and then were even invited by the performers to the dance floor to dance with them. Everyone had a great time, no matter of cultural background (some of our employees are European, some Latin American) and we received many complements from all invited guests. The party was a big success and Samba Novo played a big role in that. Thank you!

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Reviewer: Katarina
Organization: Nova Restoration
Event: Corporate Event in Brooklyn, NY
Event Date: Dec 14, 2012
Hired As: Samba Band, Belly Dancer, Brazilian Entertainment, Samba Band, Samba Dancer, Steel Drum Player

Great Performance

Samba Novo's dancers performed at our recent Company Holiday Party and they were amazing. The crowd was amazed at their performance and they loved every moment of it. They came in with a huge surprise and they made sure to go around the whole crowd to have them dance. We will sure enough hire Samba Novo for another event!!! The girl's were amazing.

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Reviewer: Mildred D.
Organization: Fun & Fabulous Events
Event: Holiday Party in Queens, NY
Event Date: Dec 22, 2012
Hired As: Samba Dancer

Response from The "Samba Novo" Band Brasilian Music and dance:

The Best is available From SAMBA NOVO!

THANK YOU, SAMBA NOVO!

We hired Samba Novo to perform for several hundred customer's at a large-scale grand opening event, and we couldn't be more pleased with this group of musicians! From the beginning, Ron DeFrancesco was responsive, professional, and communicative -- which is something that, in our experience, is hard to come by these days when booking musical talent. Ron was able to accomodate our every request, and responded to every email in a timely manner. On the day of the event, the musicians showed up an hour early and had all of their own equipment, including extension cords, etc. - just as we had requested. The customers absolutely loved the music, and our store's crew was uplifted and delighted as well. As our new store's general manager noted, "These musicians made the day what it was!" We will definitely look to book Samba Novo for future East Coast openings.

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Reviewer: Rachel
Event: Grand Opening in Clifton, NJ
Event Date: Nov 15, 2012
Hired As: Caribbean/Island Music

Just Unbelievable!! Made our party!!

We searched the web and this band kept coming up on every search!
Samba Novo was the highlight of our party just a great time!
recomend to anyone looking for Brazilian entertertainment..
Just the best...
P. Griggs
NYC

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Reviewer: Peter G.
Event: Birthday Party in New York City, NY
Event Date: Jul 9, 2011
Hired As: Samba Band, Brazilian Entertainment, Percussionist, Samba Dancer

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 15 - 40 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Unions: SAG

Overview

The very best exciting Brasilian Dance and Drum Show as seen in Rio, and other parts of Brasil..
Including, Capoeira, Samba, Samba Reggae, Axe, and More...
Over 25 yrs active Experience....
We are an actual professional group..
There is a Difference!

Additional Booking Notes

All Gigs are Different, we send a Ryder with our needs and stage plot before the gig..
Usually need back line drum set etc if out of the NY area...

The "Samba Novo" Band Brasilian Music and dance

The Samba Novo Band was started in 1986 by Percussionist Ron DeFrancesco
We are a well rehearsed Group of Drummers Musicians and dancers.
From solo Samba Dancers up to our 30 Pc Show (as seen at Radio City Music Hall )
We are the only serious choice, just check us out carefully to know what you will be getting for your event.
No agents here, I am the leader of The SAMBA NOVO Band and pride myself on providing the very best Brasilian entertainment to you for any event for over 25 yrs!!
Compared to other groups:
Samba Novo Dancers are all Brasilian, and our Drummers from Brasil and South America, The real deal with the real feel, and sound!!
NOTE** We are fully Insured, Most venues will not allow Bands and Performers without Insurance..
Another Plus, that Makes SAMBA NOVO, your only Serious Choice!!

Thank you,

Ron DeFrancesco

SAMBA NOVO

WWW.SAMBANOVO.COM

The team providing the talent:

Ron DeFrancesco

Band Leader

Influences & Inspiration

SAMBA SCHOOLS Of RIO and other parts of Brasil...
Hermeto Pascoal, Milton Nascemento, Olodum, Tony Williams, Ginger Baker,Miles Davis, The Beatles......

Setup Requirements

Every Gig Varies, We send our required needs in Ryder Form

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