Brazilian Percussion Workshop with Mestre Ailton of Mangueira
Come to this exciting Samba percussion workshop with master percussionist and bateria director of the famous Rio de Janeiro samba School, Mangueira. We will be playing samba batucada, the music of Rio de Janeiro samba schools. Class time will cover technique and arrangements from Samba schools such as Mangueira. This is an unparalleled opportunity to go deeper into samba with a true master.
Workshop 1: Friday 7/18 7-9pm
Workshop 2: Saturday 7/19 2-4pm
Single day price: $35 adv./$40 drop in
Two day price: $65 adv./$80 drop in
Ages 15 and up. Pre-registration available through brown paper tickets is encouraged. Drop ins also accepted. Limited numbers of drums available. To ensure a drum, please pre-register and send me a note indicating you need a drum firstname.lastname@example.org
Raised in the community of Mangueira, where he resides to this day, Ailton has led the bateria of Mangueira for the last four years. He is one of the top mestres in Rio de Janeiro, rooted in tradition but known for innovation and creativity. He is a truly virtuosic performer, bringing a deep knowledge of technique and musicianship to his students. This is a rare opportunity to study with a Samba School Mestre here in the United States.
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