Bossas Tour - Liverpool

NEW DATE - Sat 13 Mar 2021



A one off one day workshop of samba study focusing on the latest breaks and fun rhythmical inventions from the 2020 Rio carnival.


Tutors - Mestre Maurão, JP CourtneyGabriel Lopes

In association with Liverpool Liverbirds Samba School



Each workshop participant will be given a free e-book worth £30 which includes not only the bossas taught at the workshop but also historical info about Bateria Bossas and the various baterias in Rio. It also shows how the modern samba enredos are musicall constructed. Plus the basic grooves for the baterias. All written by Gabriel Lopes the writer of the book "As Bossas do Mestre Maurão"



Hillside High School

Breeze Hill, Bootle L20 9NU


Sat 1200 - 1800 with breaks


Early bird tickets only for the first 15 bookings

Early Bird individual - £35

Early Bird group of 5 - £150 (£30 each)


Full Price

Individual £40
(No group rate available)


First fill in the registration form on this page. to confirm your place. Registrations will only be accepted once you have made payment.

Please read our full terms and conditions here


Free E-book worth £30 for every workshop participant. 


This is truly a special workshop to come to Liverpool. A rare opportunity to study with a true legend of the Sambôdromo.

This workshop is for people who play in carnival bands, drumming groups, percussionists and other musicians. Carnival will have just finished a few weeks before the workshop so all the material will be fresh from the streets of Rio.


As a special treat participants will receive a free e-book worth £30 containing information on the history of bateria bossas plus written notation of both all the bossas taught during the workshop and the grooves of the top samba schools in Rio.

Learn new rhythms, musical arrangements, songs and percussion instrument techniques. All facilitated by world class tutors. Meet old friends and make new connections with people from other groups. Upskill the members of your band and learn someone new and unique.


Be prepared to learn some great arrangements. The classes will be fun and challenging. Taught by 3 expert tutors who have a combined teaching experience of over 50 years.

Caixa, repique, surdo, tamborim, agogô, chocalho & timba. Please bring both your 1st and 2nd bateria instrument choice if possible.

If you're not able to bring any instruments, please contact us before registering.

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