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Maculelê is an Afro-Brazilian art form that is part of the practice of capoeira. Maculelê can be practiced with either machetes or sticks, which when struck together become a part of the rhythm and music.

Raíces Roots Music Concert Series…

Members of Capoeira Senzala play the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Maculelê, which falls under the practice of capoeira. These capoeiristas are performing their play fight with sticks which also help keep the rhythm with the drums.

Members of Capoeira Senzala perform the dance and music of the Afro-Brazilian Maculelê tradition at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018 in Highland Park, NJ. The sticks are struck together in rhythm with the drums.
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