Join the FlipSide Samba band! This workshop will mix infectious Brazilian rhythms with modern beats and teach you the essential Samba rhythms. Following the workshop participants will have the opportunity to take part in a live parade. Instruments and earplugs provided!
Fun for all the family.
Hej Jones is a multi-instrumental, performer and teacher. Student number 001 at Norwich Samba when it was founded 17 years ago he took the opportunity to move to Rio de Janeiro where he lived, played and studied for six years with some of the most respected contemporary exponents of samba including Monobloco, GRES Grande Rio and GRES São Clemente. Upon returning to the UK he took over the role of Musical Director of Norwich Samba from the founders and teaches workshops at The London School of Samba and at schools and community groups throughout the UK. He has performed at WOMAD, London Olympic Games Closing Ceremony, Notting Hill Carnival as well as the Sambó dromo in Rio with GRES São Clemente. He is also currently working closely with contemporary dancers at DanceEast and Ensemble Dance Company providing live improvised musical accompaniment to workshops and performances.