Back in 1994, when the City Arts Centre commissioned Colin Blakey to run a series of drumming workshops for its staff, none of us could have imagined that that group would still be performing, learning and teaching a full 20 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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. Last Thursday was the Summer Solstice, or … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Below we have compiled some videos and photos of MaSamba and Sapucaiu no Samba at the Karneval der Kultur 2009, Berlin. Videos Photos View the Karneval der Kulturen Website