Os Clavelitos is an "American Samba" band based in New York City, who creates original music combining traditional Brazilian rhythms (samba, baiao, bossa nova, and frevo) with English lyrics. Os Clavelitos just released their debut album, "Arriving", which is already #1 on the Roots Music Report Top 50 World Chart, and #17 on the CMJ Top 40 New World Chart. "Arriving" is currently getting radio play across the U.S., and internationaly in Canada, Italy, and South Africa.
With band members from Brazil, Japan, and the U.S., the ensemble celebrates Brazil's rich musical heritage, while incorporating their eclectic performing backgrounds in "Latin", indie, jazz, pop, and folkloric styles.
Os Clavelitos make a welcoming, big-hearted sound, inviting you to their samba parade, where we are all 'Arriving' joyfully home in our shared humanity.