Direct from Rio comes the Latin Grammy Award-winning percussionist, singer and producer extraordinaire.
A prolific and eclectic performer, Carlinhos Brown performed with Caetano Veloso during the 80s, and artists from Marisa Monte to heavy metal band Sepultra have recorded his compositions.
Afro-Brazilian beats, rock, funk, electronica, strings and reggae all unite to evoke the true spirit of Salvador Bahia.
Opening the show is star of high-energy favela funk carioca, Mr Catra, in his first UK appearance.
‘One of Brazil’s best contemporary songwriters’ The Guardian
Official Website: http://www.barbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?ID=7440
Added by Yac on May 26, 2008