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Capoeira Senzala’s Mestre Zumbi introduced all forms of dance, music and song presenting in their concert as variations of capoeira, as they come from the same roots and share similar elements, such as samba dance in a circle, or roda, like in…

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Capoeira Senzala performs the samba tradition at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018, adding the element of theatrical narrative to their performance.

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Capoeira Senzala demonstrates the evolution of the samba tradition by adding the element theatrical narrative to their presentation of samba dance, rhythms and songs at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in July 2018.

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Capoeira Senzala illustrates the evolution of the samba tradition by adding the element of theater and theatrical narrative to their samba performance at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in July 2018.

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Capoeira Senzala members Sapulha Senzala and Levi Cacique de Ramos Guerrero choreographed a narrative samba dance dramatizing a fight and stabbing.

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Capoeira Senzala shares the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Samba in Highland Park, NJ as part of the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018, adding a dramatic flare as the dance tells a story.

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Samba is another art form within the range of Afro-Brazilian folkloric traditions. Samba rhythms, dance and songs vary throughout different regions of Brazil, as well as the diaspora.

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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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One of the dance forms in the capoeira tradition is called Maculelê. Maculelê can be practiced with either machetes or sticks, which when struck together become a part of the rhythm and music.

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Capoeiristas from Grupo Senzala perform the Brazilian art of capoeira, sharing their traditions, culture and music with our community in Highland Park, NJ.
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