A selection of CDs (music, songs, toques) and DVDs (films, documentaries, etc.) and Capoeira books...
Official CD of Mestre Bimba. The voice and the berimbau toques of Mestre Bimba in person! A must! Quadras, Corridos, toques etc ... From the Mestre Bimba foundation (Salvador de Bahia). Signed by the hand of his son, Mestre Nenel.
This fantastic bilingual book (Portuguese and English) is the result of research carried out for several years by Frede Abreu, the famous researcher, historian and writer who is passionate about the history of capoeira and the Bahian culture that died in 2013. This rare book of Capoeira is no longer published, these are the last copies. Preserved preciously!
A documentary film about the great Mestre Toni Vargas (grupe Senzala). Caline Delhem paints the portrait of the master with interviews. Shot in Rio de Janeiro in 2011. Duration 52min + Bonus (roda). Portuguese subtitled French.
Dvd in Portuguese made in 1988 in Curutiba in Brazil. Interview (conducted by the Muzenza group) of Mestre João Grande with discussions on his history and Capoeira. Rituals in rodas, violence in games, etc. A must-have documentary.
DVD directed by the French Cécile Bennegent and Mathias Monarque "Vida de Mandingueiro" [Being Capoeira]. With interviews of Mestres: Toni Vargas, Leopoldina, Garrincha, Gigante, Lua Rasta, Sorriso, Chão, Fred Abreu, Peixinho etc ...52 minutes movie + 1h bonus. See the trailer in the "video" tab.
"Nagé, o homem que luto Capoeira até morrer". The last book (posthumous) of Fredérico José de Abreu released in December 2017. Exceptional book of 130 pages in color. Beautiful images and valuable historical content. For history lovers of Capoeira. In Portuguese.
The 2nd edition of the book "Mestre Bimba: Uma vida consagrada a Capoeiragem" is an exceptional work by Mestre Jair Moura retracing the life of the great Mestre Bimba. This book offers Capoeira archives, unpublished stories and anecdotes. This 2nd edition offers additional content and colorized photos. Limited and collector's edition to keep safe!
Capoeira'a book of Mestre Xaréu (Hellio Campos) shot 700 copies in 2009. A trip to the heart of the academy of the great Mestre Bimba.
From the unpublished photographs of the Frenchman Marcel Gautherot portraying the Bahia capoeira wheels of the 1940s and 1950s, the author discusses this cultural manifestation of African roots investigating its place in that context. It is the symbolic dimension of the bodies that gyrate in the wheel, its language, its statements and its narratives that...
He does not play capoeira, he does cafuné - stories from Mestre Bimba's academy 'brings together articles and souvenirs of the author about living in Mestre Bimba's capoeira academy. The feelings of everyday life, of the lessons and presentations, are present in the pages of this publication.
Jair Moura, great historian and writer for the community "Capoeira" offers us a book based on the writings of Placido de Abreu. Another historical trip of great interest to learn more about the Capoeira of Rio de Janeiro at the end of the 19th century. Portuguese book.
Bilingual book (English - Portuguese) written by Mestre Nenel in person (the son of Mestre Bimba)! An essential book, written for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of the traditions of Capoeira Regional. 169 pages.