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13th of November 2015

13 November 2015 Today is the aniversary of Mestre Pastinha’s death, 13/11/1981. A version of a documentary with subtitles has recently been posted on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_90xDdqArz8 (07 Feb 2016, looks like they removed it). Here’s the original without subtitles It’s also Felix’s birthday, so there was a roda to celebrate…

Mojubá Music Class – 11th of November 2015

11 November 2015 Mojubá Music Class We learned this variation today, which was first recorded by Mestre Ananias and now pretty much everyone plays it. Works for rhythms ending in dim, i.e. Angola, Jogo de Dentro, Miudinho, Banguela, Angolinha. From Sunday, we practiced this, São Bento Grande variation: And berimbau…

Santa Maria e Idalina toques with Mestre José Antonio

5 November 2015 Santa Maria e Idalina toques with Mestre José Antonio Learning toque Santa Maria (Mestre Bimba) with Mestre José Antonio Base tsh#tsh# dom dom dom dom dom dimdomdim tsh#tsh# domdimdomdim tsh#tsh# domdimdomdimdomdimdom dimdomdim Variations: tsh#tsh# domdomdomdomdomdomdom dom dimdomdim tsh#tsh# domtss domtss domtss domtss dom dimdomdim Santa Maria Variations…