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Passim Streams Global Roots: Marcus Santos
January 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST$15
Marcus Santos Live Stream presented by Club Passim as part of the Global Roots series happening every 4th Monday of the month.
Suggested donation: $15
Monday, January 25, 2021
Stream begins: 7pm ET
Marcus Santos is a native of Bahia, Brazil. He commits his life to the study, teaching and performance of his hometown’s Afro-Brazilian music and heritage. Marcus has performed with several world renown artists such as the Gypsy Kings, Daniela Mercury, and the Brand New Heavies. He has also performed for the president of Brazil, TEDx, and the “One World Band” produced by MTV. He has been honored with the 2013 KOSA Recognition award, Outstanding Arts Performer Award by the Brazilian Immigrant Center (2008), and Outstanding Percussionist Award by Berklee College of Music in 2004.
Marcus currently teaches in the Boston area at New England Conservatory, Middlesex Community College and Somerville High School. He is the author of the DVD “Modern Approach to Pandeiro,” and has led workshops on Afro-Brazilian percussion and music for Social Change in festivals, universities, and conventions around the world. He is currently the artist director of the Grooversity Global Drumming Network project that includes twenty four drumming groups from the US, Canada, Germany, Mexico and France.