The mestre de bateria of a world-famous samba school will be holding a masterclass in Chicago at the Quilombo Cultural Center in Logan Square (1757 N. Kimball) this Saturday, April 6th, from 1-3 pm!!!!!
Cost is $25. More info on the facebook page here.
from facebook: In collaboration with California Brazil Camp and Contemporânea, Unidos do Quilombo and the Quilombo Cultural Center is proud to announce an exciting samba percussion workshop with the mestre (director) of Rio de Janeiro’s Mangueira Samba School.
This marks the first time that a Mestre De Bateria of a LIESA Brazilian samba school in the Grupo Especial will give a workshop in Chicago.
When: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Where: Quilombo Cultural Center
1757 N Kimball Avenue in Chicago
Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $20 before April 1 (payment can be dropped off at Quilombo Cultural Center during UdQ class time)
$25 after April 1
NOTE: Ailton will also be available for private individual lessons. Please no absolute beginners. Limited instruments available but students are encouraged to bring their own.
To register or inquire about pricing for private lessons, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mestre Ailton took over Mangueira’s bateria in 2011, that same year receiving the coveted Estandarte de Ouro for best bateria performance at Rio’s Carnaval.
Ailton also participates in the group Dose Certa and Ensaio de Escola de Samba de Leandro Lehart.