Suzie and The Boys appears in 2018, when Miss Suzie challenges Tiago Santos to put together a band that would combine music with a “cabaretic” performance, and take the public to dive into the underground clubs of yore, keeping a contemporaneity.
On stage they personify the diva, the bohemians of the 50s and 60s, the Nouvelle Vague and film noir. A cabaret with cinematic glamor that is reflected in the band’s image.
Miss Suzie: actress, singer and mastermind of this project has always been linked to the worlds of cabaret, throughout her performing career. She has already represented him in the new circus, theater, cinema and in concerts with bands such as Ena Pá 2000 or Irmãos Catita, having also performed in the Maxime and Ritz Club cabarets.
Tiago, guitarist of the band and founder musician of different musical projects such as Cool Hipnoise, Spaceboys and Cais Sodré Funk Connection, accepted the challenge.
Together they worked on the sound of the show, inspired by the sounds of the 30’s and 60’s. They mixed Blues, Swing, Rock n’ Roll and Mambo, to create a “sound cabaret”. They invited Francesco Valente (bass), Nuno Sarafa (drums), Hugo Menezes (percussion), Fausto Ferreira (piano), currently replaced by Rogério Nunes, Nuno Reis (trumpet) and José Andrade (saxophone), musicians from such different projects. as the Terrakota, X-Wife, Farra Fanfarra, Fausto, among others.
Debuted in September 2019 at the Avante party, they were at the IX Edition of Jazz na Praça, in Lisbon, where one of the best concerts of recent years at the event was acclaimed. They passed through Titanic sur Mer and Sabotage and at the end of the year they also closed one of the nights of the Festival “The Great Lisbon Club” at Voz do Operário with great distinction.