Inspired By Afro-Brasilian culture
Relaxed & Friendly
samba For All Age Levels
Mestre Curtis is classified as the only American who has reached a Master level in Brasilian cultures meaning that he is the first person in this country to be recognized as a master of Capoeira the first original African martial art to leave Africa and a master of Brasilian percussion and the first to bring Master Brasilian teachers to New Orleans in the early ’90s. This is known by only a handful of people in the United States. Mestre Curtis has dedicated his life to his African roots of culture which he found in Brazil 37 years ago.
Mestre Curtis has been on this dedicated path which never he never changed its tradition and commitment to presenting authentic and traditional Afro-Brazilian culture to his community, the city, the state, and in this country. Our very own citizens and great musicians of this community support him and the beautiful programming work that he does with community children and adults. Mestre Curtis has been relentlessly on his Commitment for the past 30 years. He is directly involving himself with the community and the city. As a result, Mestre Curtis has piloted and started countless youth programs.
His programs for children have been fully funded directly by him and his group Casa Samba.
He has also published his first book Capoeira Angola Movements on the Afro-Brasilian Martial Art Capoeira. He has also been fortunate enough to teach classes in Brasil on both Samba and Capoeira.
The Samba Man
Travel from Africa to Brasil through the universal language of rhythm and movement!
World of percussion
Travel round the world through percussion. Learned about the different instruments where they’re from and how dare me and their origins
Casa Samba mini school show
Casa Samba mini show geared particularly for younger audiences from Grade schools and Universities
Workshops - lectures - demonstrations
Afro-Brazilian drum and dance workshop
Learn traditional rhythms and dance from Brazil. Rhythms like Samba, Samba Reggae, Samba Afro, Batuque, Maracatu, Barra Vento, Ilu, Alaja, maculele, and more.
World of percussion workshop
Learn history and origin oh some of the more popular in unpopular Percussionist remains in the world
Stilt walking experience
From kindergarten to high school. Young children learn to walk on stilts we bring a number of sizes to fit the children and assist them and they’re still walking experience
Second one drumline sambo rhythm drum and dance lecture demonstration
This is a comparison new Orleans St. music from the brass band beats the Mardi Gras Indian showing the differences and comparisons with Drumline rhythms
And Samba rhythm
Afro-brasilian martial arts Kapoeira Angola workshop
Workshop on one of the only remaining forms of African heritage martial arts Capoeira Angola Learn both the movements Music and cultural history of Capoeira Angola
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Ready for your next afro Brazilian cultural educational experience
Mestre Curtis has been relentlessly on his Commitment for the past 39 years. He is directly involving himself with the community and the city. As a result, Mestre Curtis has piloted and started countless youth programs.