Brazilian Beats and Capoeira
Thursday, October 17
Location: Sheehy Park
Guest Artist: Marcus Santos & Mestre Chuvisco
Bahia, Brazil native, Guest Artist Marcus Santos is a contemporary percussionist and educator. He commits his life to the study, teaching and performance of his hometown's Afro-Brazilian music and heritage.
Marcus has performed for the President of Brazil, and on TEDx, Telemundo with the “One World Band” produced by MTV. He also played on Sony Pictures, Oscar-nominated movie, ‘Rachel's Getting Married’ with Anne Hathaway. He has received several industry honors including the KoSA Recognition Award (2013), Outstanding Arts Performer Award by the Brazilian Immigrant Center (2008) and Outstanding Percussionist Award by Berklee College of Music (2004).
Guest ArtistMestre Chuvisco has been teaching capoeira in and around Boston for over 10 years. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elments of dance, martial arts, music and acrobatics into a fluid game between two players.
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