African Brazilian drumming workshop with Mestre Cabello

This workshop will introduce rhythms and patterns from the rich cultural musical expression of the African-Brazilian culture.

Bring any hand drum, tambourine, shaker, or metal bell and jump into the fun. If you do not have an instrument we will have one for you! This is a workshop for both advanced drummers as well as first timers. It all comes together in a full circle.

Investment: $15

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About Mestre Cabello:

Born in Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil, Mestre Cabello dedicates his life to the rhythms, instruments, songs and dances of the Afro-Brazilian culture. Mestre Cabello has been practicing Capoeira since 1980’s performing and teaching around the world since 1990. A professional Capoeira Angola teacher with more than 30 years experience, he is proud to be a student and senior practitioner under the world famous master Mestre João Grande. He also studies Afro-Brazilian rhythms and dance as a disciple of Professora Emilia Biancardi and master drummer Jorge Alabê. Currently Mestre Cabello directs both the OuroVerde cultural farm and the Barracao D’Angola cultural center in Serra Grande Bahia Brazil, where he promotes Brazilian culture creation, presentation, education, and preservation. His aim and life mission is to engage and deepen public appreciation and support for Capoeira Angola, use cultural knowledge and practices to preserve the natural environment, assure bright sustainable future for local children through artistic and social development, and to promote grass root, local social and economic community development. Twice a year Mestre Cabello organizes the international event called DanceBatukeira where he hosts practitioners and teachers from around the world. In the 23rd DanceBatukeira January 2015, Mestre Cabello graduated seven Professors of Capoeira Angola. He now has representatives in five different locations including in Brazil, Mexico,Israel and the United States.