Workshops in the UK

Escola de Bateria Derby

An day of Brazilian carnival music study with J P Courtney, in association with ART BRASIL.

SATURDAY 4 FEB 2017 12-5pm

Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook St, DE22 3WH

Early bird until 11 Dec- Individual £25 / Group of 5 £100
Full price from 12 Dec - Individual £35


From samba to ciranda and surdo to tamborim, the Escola de Bateria series of workshops has been all over the Europe and Brazil in just this last year. Learn the music of the modern street canival of brazil from world famous teachers.​ Moving at a medium to fast pace, the day will explore group playing, instrument technique, modern arragenments of popular songs, tips on how to direct and more. Using the standard instrumentation of the bateria (caixa, repique, surdo, tamborim, agogo, chocalho and timba) rhythms covered include samba, maculelê, funk, coco, ciranda quadrilha, afrobeat and ijexá.