London 26 March 2020 London has been on lock down since Monday 23rd of March 2020 due to the coronavirus, a particularly virulent strain, named COVID-19. As I type this schools are closed, supermarket shelves are empty, people are working from home, not working at all or are otherwise overworking to serve the lives and … Read more

Music Class with Mestre Môa do Katendê

14 October 2017 – Music Class with Mestre Môa do Katendê Mestres João Grande and Môa do Katendê together in London · Hosted by Mestre Joãozinho Da Figueira Facebook Event Page Photos/Videos of the visit to Mojubá and of the event on Flickr Videos on YouTube Mestre Môa do Katendê Music Class – AUDIO Songs … Read more

Capoeira Reading List

First published Dec 2014 Last Updated 14 June 2020 Capoeira Reading List Below is a list of Capoeira books & papers I have read. There are 100s of books about Capoeira out there. Here’s a comprehensive list by Dr. Sara Delamont (Cardiff University). * Capoeira Angola – Mestre Pastinha (PDF) * A Herança de Mestre … Read more

Asa Branca – Luiz Gonzaga

08 March 2019 Asa Branca – Luiz Gonzaga Asa Branca – Luiz Gonzaga Written in 1947, Asa Branca is one of the most well known songs in Brazil – I’d be surprised if there’s anyone there who hasn’t heard or doesn’t recognise the unmistakable introduction. By learning this song I also learned the baião strumming … Read more