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Percussion and Songs of the Orishas – Easter Residential 2016
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Percussion and Songs of the Orishas – Easter Residential 2016

March 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Waterworks Road, Delph, Oldham, Lancashire OL3 5LZ United Kingdom

Following the success of the first Candomblé study weekend in 2015, Global Grooves and La Timbala present a second weekend of intensive Orisha/Orixa music study. This weekend aims to expand our view of Orisha music by including a more in-depth look at ritual Orisha music in Cuba while at the same time developing the work on Candomblé rhythms and songs taught in the first course. This special weekend is set in the beautiful Lancashire countryside in Saddleworth, on the outskirts…

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Brazilian and Cuban Carnival Grooves
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Brazilian and Cuban Carnival Grooves

March 27, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Waterworks Road, Delph, Oldham, Lancashire OL3 5LZ United Kingdom

Celebrate Easter while bashing out some funky carnival grooves... Bring in the spring in style with our carnival rhythms master-class. As part of our Percussion and Songs of the Orishas residential course, Global Grooves has teamed up with La Timbala to bring you a celebration of Brazilian and Cuban Carnival grooves. This short course will explore how traditional ritual phrasing and styles have influenced carnival rhythms today and we will put together two unique grooves using Surdo, Timbau, Caixa, Bells,…

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Bloco Ketu
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Bloco Ketu

June 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat 4th June, 11am-6pm Presented in association with Calidoscopio Carnival Drummers This one day workshop will explore how the rhythms of Candomblé (Nação Ketu) have influenced the Bloco’s of Salvador Bahia. By exploring traditional phrasing and rhythms used in the Candomblé Ketu tradition we will develop a new and unique original arrangement. The composition will include unison breaks and solo phrasing for individual instrumental sections. We will also explore the use of rhythmic phrasing within the arrangement encouraging conversation between…

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Burnage Animal Parade
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Burnage Animal Parade

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are pleased to announce that Global Grooves will be featuring in the Big Burnage Animal Parade on Friday 24th March. One of our resident artists, Gordon Banks has been working hard over the last few weeks with children from 2 local primary schools to make 2 giant illuminated animals for the parade. He'll be working with the kids to bring to life stories from animal mythology that has inspired them! Global Grooves will also be performing in the parade with costumes and…

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St Georges Day Parade
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St Georges Day Parade

April 23 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm

Watch out for Global Grooves at the annual St Georges Day Parade Manchester on 23rd April 2017 in Manchester City Centre! We'll be bringing a small team of musicians and dancers performing the classic GG Brazilian Street Carnival infused with Brass Melody! Many thanks to St Georges Day Parade for inviting us along, we can't wait to help slay the Dragon...

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BA Runway Fun Run
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BA Runway Fun Run

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Concord Hanger, Manchester Airport, M90 1QX

On Sunday 30th April, Global Grooves will be bringing a bit of Brazilian Carnival to Manchester Airport and cheering on everyone whose participating in the BA fun run around the Airport. The fun run will be a 6K route in aid of Comic Relief. You can expect to see us in a variety of places along the route with dancers, drummers and costumes from Cabasa Carnival Arts. If you're planning on running for Comic Relief, watch out for our cool Brazilian vibes to get you to…

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