Brazilian & Samba Percussion
As a percussionist you're always striving to get the crowd grooving. Bringing people to their feet and onto the dance floor can always have a positive effect on the mood of the venue. Of course, when it comes to genres that really get hips shaking, the Brazilian samba stands out above all else, and with the wide assortment of Brazilian and samba percussion instruments available here, you'll have crowds lost in the rhythm in no time! Samba is a style of music that has always been driven by the beat. Take a look at photos and video from the legendary Rio Carnival and this will become very apparent. Whether you're looking to perform genuine samba music, or just want to incorporate some dance elements into your own playing style, these are the instruments for you. Because Brazilian and samba percussion instruments are so varied, it's important to take a look around and check out what each one can do. If you're looking for classic drums, there are plenty of options.
From the popular pandeiro, to the Qweeka, you'll find something for every type of beat you're trying to keep. And you'll also find plenty of straps in this section so you can carry your drum when you hit the street. Maybe you're not looking for a drum and, instead, you want an instrument with a little more flare? If that's the case, you'll definitely want to spend a little time with a shekere or a guicharo. Or try a samba whistle, which helps up the intensity of any performance. In the end, the rhythms that these instruments help create come from the heart and there is no right or wrong one to choose, it all depends on what sounds great to you. Brazilian and Samba percussion instruments are simply brimming with life. With the ability to really get people shaking, having Brazilian and samba percussion instruments in your repertoire is incredibly valuable for any musician.