Mombojó is a Brazilian band from Recife, Pernambuco. They have played many times at the Abril Pro Rock Festival. Their debut, entitled Nadadenovo, was distributed in April 2004 by OutraCoisa magazine.|
Since their beginning in April 2001, Mombojó has been collecting important experiences for the actual work of the band. In 2002 Mombojó was in one of the most important festivals in Brazil, and received great reviews from the press for their concert in the 10th Abril Pro Rock.
In 2003, the band was benefited by Pernambuco’s government to record their first Album: Nadadenovo. Recorded and mixed in Recife by Igor Medeiros and Mad Mud (Leo D & William P), and mastered in São Paulo (Classic Master), the album soon got public and media attention. Nadadenovo has fifteen tracks with many local folk influences, local instruments and electronic samples.
On July 6th, 2007 Rafael (aka “O Rafa”), 24 years old, the trombone and flute player, who was always by the side of Marcelo Campello, passed away from a heart attack.