MESTRE CUPIJÓ E SEU RITMO

Siriá

LP

ANALOG AFRICA

Cat Nº: AALP076

SOUTH-AMERICA / CARIBBEAN

23,00 

Cametá, a historical little Amazonian town on the shores of the river Tocantins, is the birthplace of the scorching music known as ‘Siriá’; a cross pollination between the music of the inhabitants of the quilombos, a Brazilian hinterland settlement founded by escaped slaves of African origins, and the indigenous people of the Amazon rainforest. It is a breathing, pulsing, emphatic beat, and the modernized version of this local music, created by Mestre Cupijó, has been igniting street parties and traditional festivals across the state of Pará in Northern Brazil for decades. And at last in 2014, the combustible sound of Siriá will be celebrated internationally as the feverish, tropical sound of the summer!