Ilu for bateria

https://youtu.be/_gVkhuIJg2o Ilu - Arranged, performed, and recorded by Carl Dixon Ilu is a candomble rhythm traditionally played on agogo and three atabaque--two with a pair of sticks and one played…

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Ijexá for bateria

https://youtu.be/FB56p_iaJWA This arrangement of the rhythm ijexá is based on the traditional rhythms of the agogo and atabaque used in sacred music and rhythms of afoxé groups from Salvador, Bahia.…

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Pairings Album

PAIRINGS is the debut album of the duo of Carl Dixon and Derek Wright. Carl and Derek have been playing music together as duo for more than a decade. The…

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California Brazil Camp 2018 performances

I had a wonderful and inspiring time at the 2018 California Brazil Camp.  Playing music with friends and teachers, accompanying some great dances classes, and teaching the Beginning Bateria ensemble…

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