Afro-Brazilian Drumming

What to expect
  • Join in on a drum session of different styles of Afro-Brazilian music
  • Drum along on a conga or djembe with like-minded percussionists
  • Learn the rhythms of Salvador, Bahia--Afro Samba, Samba Reggae, Candomble, Samba de Roda, etc
  • All skill levels are welcome
Come jam to the syncopated, foot-tapping, hip shaking beats of Afro-Brazilian music. Playing either a conga or djembe, this class will teach you how to play the huge variety of styles popular in Salvador, Bahia, such as Samba Afro, Samba Reggae, Samba de Roda, and traditional Candomble rhythms. Learn about Afro-Brazilian music and culture, practice your drumming skills, and make new, like-minded friends. You’ll have an amazing time building your coordination and rhythm, not to mention a new sense of community.

Note: You may bring your own drum or one will be available for you to play.
Key Highlights
Price $15.00 per guest
Duration / Session 1 hour
# Sessions 1
Luiz Badaró is a critically acclaimed co-artistic director and co-founder of Viver Brasil Dance Company. Born in Salvador, Bahia, he is a master dancer, choreographer and percussionist who has been choreographing and performing for over thirty years in Brazil, Europe, Africa, and the United States.
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