We were honoured (or honored) this week with a very special visitor at rehearsals in the shape of Ken Dawson.
Ken, our cuddly Canadian, had been a member of MaSamba up until about five years ago, when he had to move back to Canada for education and work reasons. He has always kept in touch with the band, and has been very supportive of many of our activities, albeit… Read More
As the dust settles on a really busy period of work for the band, it is time to sort out the mess, evaluate and move on, into the 2nd half of the year.
An overview of our schedule for the Summer Solstice – not much time for communing with nature, I'm afraid!
As the year draws to its conclusion, it’s a good time to look over what MaSamba Samba School did in 2011, what music we played, who we worked with, and who we partied with!
This ‘round-up’ blog is not written in any particular order of preference, and we welcome your own comments to complete the story!
The Boys Are Back In Town
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We hosted a dance rehearsal with some of our beautiful Latin dancers last Sunday, primarily to work out a choreography ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ pageant.
However, dancers are always concerned about what they would be wearing for the show, as it will effect how they can move, and what they can perform on the street. It didn’t take much persuading to get them to try the… Read More
We have compiled a roundup of some videos, photos and articles about the Belfast Carnival that took place on 27th June 2009.
Watch out for the MaSamba crew in the photos and videos, who played along with other samba bands from Belfast and Kilkenny – all in multicoloured outfits and wearing hats with little trumpets on our heads, playing Superstition by Stevie Wonder, It Must Be Love by Madness… Read More
Below we have compiled some videos and photos of MaSamba and Sapucaiu no Samba at the Karneval der Kultur 2009, Berlin.
Simeon Smith from MaSamba (left) drumming with a samba baby at Karneval der Kultur, 2009