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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…

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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.

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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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