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In classes, presentations, performances, and in the roda, members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira always honor their history and the history of capoeira.

In Brazil, capoeira was once outlawed, to keep enslaved Africans from training their…

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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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Drummers performing with Capoeira Senzala in July 2018 at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in Highland Park, NJ

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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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Temporary mural created by an unknown artist on the Raritan River Art Walk during the Streets2k9 Festival event, depicting a samba drummer.
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