Papajaca feat. Duda Moleque

Papajaca feat. Duda Moleque

Performance SATURDAY - Papajaca feat. Duda Moleque

Fronted by the percussionist Claudio Kron do BRAZIL Papajaca is an uplifting Brazilian band who use world music influences to create an intricate musical journey. Band members include:Bass - Kenneth Higgins, Guitar - Craig Scott, Drum Kit - Rick Weedon.

The band mixes Afro Brazilian traditional music with lots of other rhythms and progressive Brazilian grooves, creating an intense fusion of powerful and vibrant sounds. The repertoire is usually in Portuguese with Yoruba and Capoeira elements.

Based in the UK the band features musicians from different backgrounds who blend melodies and harmonies with flair and a charged energy, which comes from the excitement of playing original music together.

For this performance at RSF, Papajaca will be joined by the legendary Brazilian artist Duda Moleque. Duda found fame by working in the Favelas in Brazil creating sambistas with instruments created from junk. See workshop line-up for further information about Duda and Claudio.