Curtis Pierre "The Samba Man" of New Orleans

 

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Did You Know 

MASTER DRUMMERS PERFORMED AND/OR STUDIED WITH:


Jorge Alabe-Currently studying with Master drummer Jorge Alabe of Brasil traditional Afro-Brasilian cultural music formally with "OBA OBA" international Brasilian tour group March-1993-Present

Mestre Cobra Mansa - Studying with Master Capoeirista the art and music of Capoeira Angola an Afro Brasilian martial Art from June-1994-Present

Yvette - Candomble Priestess of Candomble Terriero (House) of Salgueiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil June 1990-91

Airto Moreira,- renown Brasilian percussionist

Airto Moreira & Floura Purim - world famous Brasilian jazz group

Bill Summers- renowned recording percussionist formerly with Herbie Hancock and the Head Hunters

Billy Higgins- renowned jazz drummer

Tootie Heath of the Heath Brothers

Munyungo Jackson- Percussionist for Pointer Sisters, Stevie Wonder

Roy Brooks- Aborigine's percussion choir

Ron Powell- percussionist for Sergio Mendez, Kenny G.

Kwasi Badu- master African drummer from Ghana

Babatunde Olatunji- master African drummer from Nigeria

Ali Camara- master drummer from Senegal

Jose Lorenzo- master Brasilian dancer and percussionist, Director of Batucaje

Marcio Jesus Stantos - master drummer from ILE AIYE

Marcio da Bahia - master Brasilian trap drummer

Carlos "Patato" Valdez- master Cuban drummer

Lazaro Gallaraga
- master Cuban Bata drummer

Carlinhos "Pandeiro de Ouru"- master Pandeiro player from Mangeira Samba School of Rio de Janeiro

Lazaro Franco
- Samba drummer for Salgueiro Samba School- Rio de Janeiro