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Ella & The Bossa Beat

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Ella & The Bossa Beat are back again at Timucua for a night of Brazilian Jazz and original songs from their last two albums “In The Moment” and “My Remedy,” featuring special guest Bobby Koelble on guitar.

Ella Borges, Voice and keyboards
Magrus Borges, Drums and percussion
Jonathan Dills, Cello
Special guest Bobby Koelble, Guitar

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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 new 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.

Ella Borges was born in Miami and raised in Brazil. She sings in Portuguese, Spanish, English 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 unique style, given her roots from Brazil, and 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.

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.


Part of Timucua’s 2023 World Music Weekends


Please bring a bottle of wine or non-alcoholic beverage to share.

Half-price tickets are available for students, teachers, frontline workers, veterans, and seniors.

Timucua is located at 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., Orlando, FL 32806


The lead sponsor for Timucua’s Jazz Series is:
Revive Skincare Clinic
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2000 S Summerlin Ave
Orlando, FL 32806 United States
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