Mestre Cigano has been guiding us for many years with professional advice for the Kalango assortment of Capoeira instruments. We had a chat with him about the passion for his work, Capoeira development and personal fascination about this culture.
Soon online: news designs, colours and instruments fresh from Brazil, what's new to discover this season, at which festivals to find us, and why a wood guitar maker all the sudden builds the perfect Samba drums. Check this!
The countdown to carnival and the very last rehearsals before the Samba schools present their big showdown on sambodromo's catwalk! Now the carnival may begin - Chris has sent us some last-minute footage bevor playing with Tijuca himself!
Stuck in a snow storm? Can´t travel to Brazil this year? Cheer up - we've got the solution for you! Chris Quade Coute is over in Rio to play with Tijuca and recording carnival video live logs for us! Come join us and see what's going on in Rio's Samba scene!
Powerful, spiritual and captivating party music with its roots deep in the origins of Brazil's musical culture. Bongar from the north-east is intensively linked to the Terreiro of the Candomblés Nação Xamba.
A unique an complex course about ritual Candomblé drumming. The DVD shows the Nação Ketu style, played in the highly esteemed Candomblé temple Ilê Oxumaré in Salvador. Detailed instructions for all instruments!