Pandeiro Weight Comparison

Weight is one of the most important factors in choosing a pandeiro. Having a light weight drum can make the difference between practicing for thirty minutes at a time instead of stopping after five because of fatigue, or playing for a whole song or roda de samba before getting tired and having to stop. It can also be much easier…

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Choro Camp New England

Attention choro fans! Students of Brazilian music will be happy to hear there is a new event on the eastern horizon: Choro Camp New England. The first music camp on the East Coast devoted to Choro and related Brazilian musical traditions, the event will be held June 24-30 on the campus of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.  With two percussion…

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Anniversary Sale

Virada Drums is currently closed and not shipping orders until Sept. 3. Carl Dixon is curently teaching at the California Brazil Camp. But for now until Sept. 3, almost everything is 10%! Just use the coupon code ONEYEAR at checkout. Valid on all orders over $50. Offer excludes some items.

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