ARTIST INFO

     

     Ella & The Bossa Beat is a father-daughter duo founded by Ella and Magrus Borges. They present a Brazilian Jazz/Pop style of music and have released their first album “My Remedy” in 2020, capturing the attention of jazz and pop fans worldwide. Currently, Ella and Magrus are finishing up their second album "In The Moment" to be released at the end of 2022.

     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, 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.

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