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Banda Calypso

Banda Calypso
Formed: 1999 in Belém, Brazil
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Genre: World
Group Members: Chimbinha, Joelma Mendes
Biography: Kitschy singing and dancing duo Joelma Mendes and Chimbinha formed Banda Calypso in 1999 in Belém in Pará. Specializing in a colorful fusion of northeastern Brazilian rhythms and Caribbean melody, the award-winning Banda Calypso have sold over five million records and DVDs since their inception. The ...Read full biography
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