My first time at the MEDICINE FESTIVAL was bliss… Amazing time had by all… Thank you very much for the invitation and the look after. The Afro-Brazilian percussion workshop at the Shala was attended by over 100 people drumming, singing and dancing expressing Brazilian culture at its best.
Amazing line up of great and extraordinary musicians from all corners of life from South, Central and North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasian and beyond. Musica, Dance, Food with very exotic people. I also got invited to perform alongside the Calcutta artist (Trita) performing Indian classical music to death metal. Looking forward to seeing you guys again very soon.
Love from Bahia…
LEEDS CARNIVAL 23
We are the champions of Leeds Carnival 2023. RJC Dance troupe choreographed by Nillanthie Morz, Costume creation and development by Rhian Kempadoo-Miller, Live music by Claudio Kron +++ Amazing and energetic participation from RJC scooping the first prize. I’m well chuffed to be able to be part of this amazing institution in which has shared lively music, dance and enthusiasm for the past 30 years…. Welldone RJC… We love you…
One of the most colorful festivals in the United Kingdom. Approximately 30.000 audience. Again with a brilliant line of artists. Working with DIVERSE ARTISTIC NETWORK at the meadow the chilling/healing corner of the festival. One workshop per day attended by many many festival goers. Working alongside great artists such as Cicilia Ndhlovu (Zimbabwe) Bidu Ire (Ivory Coast) + a Great workshop session at The ROOTS CORNER followed by procession
I have done Womad for since 1999 - Bringing Afro-Brazilian percussion, procession and cooking at the World Music Taste. Teaching and performing at Womad engaging people into Brazilian Culture. Workshop/Show delivered for nearly 200 people playing rhythms from Brazil using Brazilian percussion instruments plus djembes. At the World Rhythms tent workshops and performances by the best workshop leaders around the world and performances by: Asian Dhom Drum Foundation, Mohamed Errebba (Morocco) and Justin Adams, Brush One String and many more…
MUSIC WORLDWIDE SUMMER CAMP 23
Pandeiro Workshops and Afro-Brazilian percussion from Bahia. With over 80 workshops with the most requested percussionist from around the world including Duda Moleque / Moleques de Rua (Brasil) Simone Sou (Brazil) Mariana Pinho (Brazil) Sefo Kanuteh (Gambia) Mudou Duff (Senegal) Iya Sako ( Guinea) Sidike Dembele (Ivory Coast) Batch Gueye (Senegal) Aida Diop (Senegal) Moussa Silla (Guinea) Fany Bah (Bulgaria) + performance by the best world musicians
Honored to say I have performed twice to the Brazilian president Lula, when he came first time to meet Queen Elisabeth in London. Performed alongside the Brazilian sensation Adma Newport, at the Barbican Centre with the presence of Gilberto Gil as the Minster Culture of Brazil.
The second time I performed to Luis Inacio Lula da Silva (Brazilian president) was in Ghana, Africa. Commissioned by the Brazilian embassy, Luis Fernando Serra (ambassador) Claudio Kron do Brazil run workshops in Ghana with: Tabom People, Obonu Royal Drummers & Mustapha Tettey Addy, Ghana Institute of Languages, Ghana University, Baobab Children Foundation, under the direction of Edit the Vos. Over 400 people (Students) benefit from the workshops in Brazilian percussion, dance and Capoeira culminating into a spectacular performance to welcome the Brazilian president Lula.
At present the group still looking for an appropriate name to suite us all. The group meet every Tuesdays evening at Elim Church, Dewsbury for practicing and rehearsing Brazilian music... The group learn several rhythms from Brazil including Samba Reggae, Ijexa, Funk, Maracatu, High life, Maculele +++ Techniques, cultural aspects of Brazil links to Africa etc...
With another show in Lincolnshire on 24 June 2023 at Badger Farm
Cultural Diversity Day at Springfield 6th Form, Dewsbury on 15 June 2023 - A Packed full day with different activities including Brazilian percussion workshops with claudio kron, with great arsenal of percussion to create a carnival atmosphere + Jeff Gordon (Saxophone) Katie Gittins (Violin).
Come and taste food, dance, music from around the world...
Bradford Road, Dewsbury
AS part of the summer Festival of ideas by NCEM - York a packed full day with the Brazilian artist claudio kron do BRAZIL, introducing samba dance, capoeira and afro brazilian percussion workshops. The event is open to all on 17 June 2023 - 10:30 to 12 noon morning session with adults + 14:00 to 15:30 afternoon session for children, parents, family. Instruments provided.
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York YO1 9TL
Book on line: www.ncem.co.uk
Our story started in circa 1996 when he got his first job, I was there as language student. Always very smart and welcoming He has done great for our local community. Now the Mayor of Kirklees! I was so happy when I heard the news. I love to seeing my friends endeavors achievements.
It was an event about role models and he dropped my name inn... Thank you Masood
muito obrigado & thank you very much for inviting me one again to talk about my culture, música, career, projects and life. Great speaking with you Richard Stead you are an amazing geezer. Thank you Katie Turvey for connecting. This interview also will be part of BRAZIL VS ENGLAND - International Female Rugby
Talking Spirits the band led by the amazing and multi-instrumentalist James Lascelles. The one of show happened at Seven Arts, Leeds on the 07 October 2022. The performance was made by the following musicians: Cuma (bass) Tim Herniman (Sax, violin) Claudio kron do Brazil (Percussion set, berimbau, pandeiro) special guests: Rahim and Hashid (Tablas) + The Voice choir of Leeds. Directed by; James Lascelles, piano and percussionist extraordinaire.
Circa year 2000 commissioned by Creative Partnerships the Brazilian percussionist Claudio kroon has run a series of workshops in School in deprived areas in Newcastle. Working with three different schools culminating in a wonderful performance for the Georgy community.
BLACK HOSTORY MONTH 22
Ingredients; 3 x school, 25-30 children from each school, instruments to over 80 people, young students age between 6 and 10 ADD culture, music, dance and lots of rhythms.
MIX IT ALL TOGETHER
Dress the children up in bright colors; invite the parents for a blast…
The children learned and performed Samba music and Samba Dancing. They played together rhythm of Samba Reggae from Bahia Brazil. They all learned histories from the diaspora movement to celebrate BLACK HISTORY MONTH 22 – TAHNK YOU TO ALL THE SCHOOL INVOLVED.
Bywell Primary School
Manor Croft School
Eastborough Primary School
At Shambala 22
Brazilian percussion with Claudio Kron
Workshops and procession
Each workshop with the attendence of over 100 each day people learning about Brazilian music and dance culture.
Thank you for the invite! Great to meet so many like minded peoples. Thank you DANS TEAM for having me and the great audience
For over 40 years WOMAD has accommodate the best artist in the world as performers, workshops leaders. I have been blessed to be part of Womad for the past 20 years!
One of the best platform in the world for music and dance and every little bit of endeavor arts...
Thank you Womad for including me on this amazing line up of wonderful artists...
See you next year...
On the Sunday 24 September of 2022. Received by the hands of master Zoi Nacimento, Mamae and the Brazilian Consulate in Palermo. The certificate of master percussionist for my tireless working with music for over 35 year professionally. The certificate was also signed by all Capoeira master present.
Thank you & Muito obrigado fo this amazing piece of paper it means a lot to me.
Blessing until next time...
Pataxo are indigenous people from South of Bahia, precisely in Porto Seguro those indigenous were one of the first people in Brazil to meet the Europeans in 1500
The Pataxo tribe have to reeinvent themselves from the language to style keeping the tradition alive
Photo by: Alice Kohler (Rio de Janeiro)
As part of OS BAMBAS DA CAPOEIRA NA EUROPA
3 days of Capoeira, music and dance with performances and processions thought the streets of Palermo with over 300 people drumming, singing and dancing.
The event was created by Capoeira Zumbi ( Mestre Zoi) in Sicilly. Supported by Brazilian Consulate in Sicilly, Radio Boa Gente +++
Amazing to be along side so many master from Brazil and the world.
When I got invited by Opera North to run workshops for refugees organized by Opera North. I couldn't believe my luck. As my music carrier is always based in take back to Africa what they have done to us Brazilians.
As Brazil is one of the biggest nation in the world and Bahia the place I was born is where we have the biggest population of Africans in one place, so we celebrate a lot about that in Brazil.
Working with people from Cameroon, Sudan, Eritrea, Bangladesh I was delighted as it was the platform that I always wanted to share my music and culture. Thank you...
The WAR ON DRUGS in Colombia
Teachers, students, musicians, and the community of Latino americanos getting together for a protest against DRUGS