Address: 230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH
Starts: 21:30 - 04:00
Price: £20 - £25
Venue Url: http://www.bishopsgateinstitute.org.uk
Event Url: http://londonsambacongress.com/?page_id=16
Continents: South America
Gaio De Lima, Alex Lima
Performance: DJ, Live
All Seated Event: No
Gaio de Lima Gafieira Project
Gaio de Lima is a professional Brazilian musician from Rio de Janeiro with a solid background in Choro and Samba.
He plays Mandolin, Cavaquinho, Guitar, Brazilian Banjo and assorted Percussion. This international artist is based in London but travels the world performing and teaching Brazilian music with an assortment of bands and fusion projects. He recently performed at Glastonbury Festival where he opened for Jimi Cliff.
He has played with the likes of Beth Carvalho, Carlos Caetano, Luiz Carlos da Vila, Jorge Aragão, Almir Guineto and Arlindo Cruz. One of his songs was recorded by the Group Fundo de Quintal - the legendary roots samba group - and was played on national radio.
Includes class of samba de gafieira and live dance shows from Brazil.
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