Martinho da Vila

28 June 2016 / 20:00
Hall


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Brazilís samba revivalist and his full band of authentic samba musicians performs music from a career spanning 50 years, covering traditional samba†and contemporary pop fusions.

Responsible for some of Brazilís best loved samba, da Vilaís music embodies the spirit of the country, moving from off-beat chilled out rhythms to rousing carnival soundtracks, embracing sounds from a melting pot of cultures.

Taking his name from the Vila Isabel samba school, which he is instrumental in maintaining, da Vila is an advocate for afro-Brazilian music and history, doing humanitarian work and political activism throughout Brazil and Africa.



Performers:
Martinho da Vila vocals
Wanderson Martins cavaco
Ivan Machado bass
ClŠudio Barros guitar
Paulo Ferreira drums
Marcelo Moreira percussion
Odorico Santo Neto flute, saxophone
MaŪra Ferreira piano / vocals


This event is part of:
Contemporary Music concerts


Produced by Backstage Productions Ltd.

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