Category Archives: Brasil

Brazil Adventures 2019

Masamba first ventured to the home of Samba in 1999, with six member of the group completing a month-long excursion, taking in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife and Olinda. Needless to say, we were hooked, and 20 years later, Masamba … Continue reading

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More Collabs, Y’all!

We mentioned earlier in the week, our excellent collaboration with artist Will St. Leger, on a mural that will decorate the front of our building. That’s not all. A couple of weeks back, we were contacted by a dancer called … Continue reading

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When the Trainers Become the Trainees

In the last 3 months, Masamba has delivered over 200 workshops in schools, youth clubs, and with people with disabilities. Before the school term ended, we calculated that we were working with over 600 people a week in percussion workshops, … Continue reading

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Jumping into June

The Summer is almost here, the kids are sitting their exams, the sun is out (sometimes), and Masamba is gearing up for a busy season! Tonight, the World Cup madness begins, with a special party in the Late Late Show … Continue reading

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Brasilian Connections

Simeon is currently ‘slaving away’ (allegedly) in Rio and Sao Paulo on behalf of the band! In Sao Paulo, he met with representatives of the Contemporanea Instrument Co. to thank them for their recent sponsorship of some new excellent drums … Continue reading

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