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Afro-Brazilian Percussion Workshop at the Overbrook Community Centre

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets: $80 (available at the Ottawa Folklore Centre, or by phone: Jesse 613-294-3842 or Mehdi 613-262-6773)

The Ottawa International Drumming Festival proudly presents

An Afro-Brazilian Percussion workshop with Emilio Martins

Emilio is a percussionist, composer, and producer from Sao Paolo, Brazil, who has performed and recorded with many well-known Brazilian artists. He brings to this workshop an evolution of Afro Brazilian drumming, focusing on Religions rhythms like Candomblé, Cabula, Congo/, Ijexá, and street sounds like Ilê Aiê, Bahia's Merengue, Samba Reggae, Samba Duro, and other advanced rhythms .

This workshop is sponsored by Instrumentos Musicais.

This workshop is open to all levels of percussionists. The instrumentation will include Djembe, Conga, Bongo, Pandeiro, and Rebolo. The class size is limited to 30 students.

Learning materials (manual, CD) will be provided to all students attending workshop. Please bring your own instrument. Some will be provided during the workshop. Contemporânea instruments available for sale at the workshop.

15% of the proceeds will be donated to the Galai school project for Liberia, West Africa,

More info: www.ottawaidf.com

Studio Room
Overbrook Community Centre
33 Quill Street
Ottawa
Take OC Transpo bus route #18
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