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Brazilian Grooves (HBRZ)
Start Date:Tuesday, January 30 (1 meetings)Location: 247, LHS
Instructor: Tarcisco Alves Meeting Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuition: $30($25 for seniors)Status: Running/Still Openings

Come learn the joyful rhythms of Brazil in this lively and open-level workshop. Tarciso Alves, a professional musician and percussionist from Brazilís Northeast interior (a region renowned for its traditional foot-tapping folk music), will introduce you to a variety of fascinating instruments, from the versatile pandeiro, to the delicate triangle, to the big bold zabumba. Learn the history of beloved rhythms like Samba and Bossa Nova, as well as the lyrical Baiao, the ocean-like push and pull of Maracatu, and the dance-party invoking Forro! The workshop is open to all levels - even total beginners will leave with with a handful of easy and joyful grooves to tap out on the kitchen table. Feel free to bring your own drums. There will also be authentic Brazilian instruments to try out.