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Paulo Padilha e Bando

Country: Brazil
Paulo Padilha e Bando, a samba swing artist from Brazil, poses with his band and their instruments, including guitars and various types of drums.
Photo Credit: Gal Oppido


Catch the samba swing of Brazil with Paulo Padilha e Bando. Born in São Paulo, Padilha travels between the sounds of traditional samba and other Brazilian popular musical styles. A music teacher of more than 25 years of experience, Padilha is a master musician and educator that specializes in rhythm and song workshops for children, teenagers, and adults. His clever lyrics have a special focus on the telling about the urban lifestyle in Brazil in a very sharp and good-humored way. With a band of master samba musicians and dancers, Paulo Padilha e Bando will make you want to dance all the way home! Photo by Gal Oppido.


Discover the sounds of Brazil with Paulo Padilha e Bando. Paulo's music is inspired by traditional samba and other popular Brazilian styles. Learn more about the history of the cuica drum and follow Paulo as he zig zags through the streets of Brazil's largest city, stopping at the bakery, the market, and the beach! Then, tune in to the band's backyard garden concert.

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