Richie Gajate Garcia: How To Outfox Afoxe

How To Outfox Afoxe

There is an incredible percussion group from Brazil called Manobloco, which plays many traditional Brazilian rhythms with a full percussion section (along with vocals, bass, guitars, and other melodic instruments). In this lesson we’re going to look at afoxe, one of the rhythms they often play, which features the following agogo bell and two-conga patterns. Keep in mind that, in a traditional setting, the notated conga patterns are played on atabaques, with each covering a separate rhythm.

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