ARCOIRIS - Samba and Cuban percussion band
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Where and when we meet
Arcoiris (the Portugese for rainbow) is a carnival band from Cambridge
(UK), playing principally Brazilian and Cuban carnival ryhthms.
Currently we meet at 7:30 on WEDNESDAYS at the Bathhouse, Mill Road.
(Note we have changed from Tuesdays to Wednesdays, and at a slightly earlier time now)
Sessions last two and a quarter hours, with a 15 minute break for annoucements, discussion etc.
Who can join?
Anyone is welcome to come along and join in. We are hoping to set up
a split session, with time for newcomers at the beginning, soon.
What we play
- Various Samba Reggaes
- Samba Jungle
- Congas from Santiago de Cuba and Havana
- Son Montuno
- Rumba (not the westernized interpretation!)
Getting in touch
Possibly the best person to contact is our leader/mestre Jane, on
(01223) 292977 (answering mc)
Email contact is me, firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Samba pages
Samba in the UK
provides a good springboard.
World Wide Samba home page
There is a recently formed mailing list,
for Samba-related issues.
Last updated by email@example.com
Tue 19 Aug 1997