Mamadele Newsletter: DendÃª & HÃ£hÃ£hÃ£es @ Joes Pub July 10th!
- From: Mamadêlê Productions <mamadele@...>
Dendê & Hãhãhães
Friday July 10th, 11:30pm
425 Lafayette Street, NYC
Formed in 2002, Hãhãhães is named after the Indian tribe Pataxó-Hãhãhães that once inhabited the city of Salvador in Bahia, Brazil. Hãhãhães is led by master percussionist Dende, a former member of the world famous Brazilian band Timbalada. Based in NYC the group performs a mixture of Brazilian and Cuban music as well as other influences in the African diaspora.
A former member of Timbalada, Dendê has been performing professionally since the age of 14. With Timbalada, Dendê toured all over Brazil, Europe and Asia, appeared on various television shows and has performed and recorded with such artists as Marisa Monte, Gilberto Gil, Carlinhos Brown, Yvette Sangalo and Sepultura. Having left Brazil in 2001, Dendê now lives in New York, performing and recording with his groups Hãhãhães, an Afro-Brazilian/Afro-Cuban band, Arrastão an Afro-Brazilian percussion band and Ologundê, an Afro-Brazilian folkloric music and dance group. With these groups he has toured all over the US and Europe. In addition to his own work, he has his
performed and recorded with artists such as Mongo Santamaría, Jerry Gonzales, Daniel Moreno, Tico da Costa, Vinicius Cantuária and Alessandra Belloni. Dendê also teaches Afro-Brazilian percussion in the New York City area.
Dende: percussion and vocals
Leslie: percussion and vocals
Adriano Santos: drums
Gustavo Dantas: guitar
Ze Grey: bass
Miho Nobuzane: keyboard
Jean Marie Collatin: percussion
Ze Luis: sax and flute
Afro-Brazilian Percussion Classes in NYC
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