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Alvorada is an award-winning Brazilian choro quintet based in London. Our music is vibrant and uplifting, and we play choro classics and original compositions.

We recently released our debut album First Light, which got a 5* review from Songlines, and won the LUKAS and Focus Brasil awards for 'Best Brazilian Band'. Alvorada are available for private functions.


Please contact me for bookings and check out our website for dates and more information.



“A tight-knit family of virtuosos…. One of the most exciting new bands in London” DJ Ritu

"A fresh, innovative album"

★★★★★ Songlines

 “They breathe a new life into Brazil’s popular lilting choro style… adding a distinctive, contemporary edge”

Sarah Ward, Jazz FM



Rachel Hayter - flute

Andrew Woolf - clarinet

Alua Nascimento - pandeiro

Jeremy Shaverin - cavaquinho

Luiz Morais - 7 string guitar

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Alvorada playing my composition The Artful Dodger

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