SF Bay Area Holistic Calendar

SAMBA FUNK Workshop with Wellington Coehlo

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Total Rhythm
1705 Webster St
Alameda, CA, United States

Rio de Janeiro percussionist WELLINGTON COEHLO is a founding member of Farofa Carioca (Current Brazilian star Seu Jorge's first band), and has worked with Rio Samba Schools Mangueira and Vila Isabele.

In the exciting, hands-on workshop, Wellington will teach a combination of current SAMBA FUNK material as well as an introduction to JONGO, one of the seminal rhythms of Samba.

No experience needed. All instruments provided!
All levels welcome.

Workshop Instructor Wellington Coehlo is the current percussionist with Rio-based Funk/Rock group Mr. Catra e os Temploarios. Born in Sao Luis, Brazil, Wellington is steeped in the traditional rhythms of the Northeast of Brazil, yet his influences include Funk-Hip/Hop and traditional rhythms from Mali, West Africa.

A true "global musical citizen" Wellington teaches with warmth and enthusiasm.

Cost: $30 ($25 if paid in advance)