Monday, May 10, 2010

Learning from the Master!

At the start of May 2010, some of our members did a 2-day workshop with Mestre Jonas from Rio de Janeiro.  Jonas is a highly respected samba master who has led Mocidade and Cubango's baterias.

Our friend Simeon from MaSamba arranged the workshop.

Jonas focussed on improving our technique on key instruments and showed us patterns from some of Rio's top samba school as well as teaching us new grooves and some wicked breaks!

We were honoured to spend time in the presence of this great teacher and gave him one of our Morro 16 T-shirts as a souvenir of his visit.  We're looking forward to meeting him again some day in Rio.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

St Patrick's Day 2010

In March 2010, Morro 16 were delighted to collaborate with Robbie Harris for the 2010 Paddy's Day parade.