Berimbau Toques

First Published 03 July 2014 Last updated 23 July 2023 Berimbau Toques The best known Capoeira toques are Angola, São Bento Pequeno and São Bento Grande. Here I go through those and various others that I have learned. Our group has its own official toques when it comes to the roda, Mojuba official toques. The … Read more

Minhá Sabiá

Minha Sabiá Minha Sabiá was adapted from a 1962 samba song, Sabiá Roxa by os Tincoãs. I don’t know who brought it to Capoeira. I published the Capoeira version chords on Ultimate Guitar a while ago. It’s a beautiful song, and I wanted to make an arrangement for it. I learned GarageBand last week and … Read more

What I know about music – My progress in one page!

What I know about music – My progress in one page! (Go to last update 01 Jan 2024) 12 January 2018 I learned classical guitar for about 6 months when I was 15 years old, back in Brasilia. Long enough to develop callouses (which have long faded away) and to get frustrated because I wasn’t … Read more

Capoeira Songs Playlists

First Published 10 September 2018 Last updated 04 February 2024 Songs grouped by theme, to help me remember them!!! Some of the songs intersect different themes. Sand & Water playlist Na beira do mar Beira mar iôiô Beira mar iáiá Eu não vou no mar (Mestre Zé Baiano) Sobrado de mamãe é debaixo d’água (Mestre … Read more

Mestre José Antônio songs

A few of Mestre José Antônio’s beautiful songs No canto da Iúna (Sang by Mestre Poncianinho, 2022) No Canto da Iûna Urucungo chorou (2x) Chora chora Urucungo Coração de cantador Chora Chora Urucungo Quero ouvir seu chororo Sela a Ventania (2019) [chorus] Sela a Ventania, dindinha Ventania is common name for horses in Brazil… Eu … Read more

What I know about YouTube Fitness Videos

What I know about YouTube Fitness Videos (Go to last update 14 Aug 2023) First published 24th of September 2020 Lockdown YouTube Fitness Videos I’ve done a few fitness DVDs over the years: T25, Insanity, Ashtanga Yoga with David Swenson, Rodney Yee, Zumba… and I am a fan of them. No need to go to … Read more