A selection of CDs (music, songs, toques) and DVDs (films, documentaries, etc.) and Capoeira books...
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!
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 Beautiful images and valuable historical content.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.
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From the unpublished photographs of the Frenchman Marcel Gautherot portraying the Bahia capoeira wheels of the 1940s and 1950s, the author discusses this cultural manifestation of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...
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.
CD of Mestre Ananias: "Ao Vivo 2". Inescapable character of the world of Capoeira, unparalleled singer, he influenced the rodas of the city of São Paulo with its origins in Bahia. This posthumous work, was made from a recording of Roda de capoeira, live, by her students. Crowdfunding enabled the realization of this project, in tribute to the great Mestre...
O Urucungo de Cassange. Book in Portuguese by the historian and capoeirist Dr. Bel. Urucungo or Berimbau is the musical arc used in Capoeira. Josivaldo (Bel Pires) finds evidence of the use of this instrument before its popularization, thanks to rounds of capoeira. The last quarter of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century situate the...
In his book, Jogo de Angola: Vida e Obra, Mestre Jogo de Dentro tells us his story through a captivating story. Anecdotes, memories, quotes ... here is his work. An essential book accessible to the greatest number because it is bilingual: English - Portuguese. Book autographed by the author (Mestre Jogo de Dentro).
"I invite all capoeirista friends, and all admirers of Capoeira Angola, to participate and get to know a little of my work. For 4 years, I have been writing this book, with the aim of transmitting, informing and disseminating Capoeira Angola. I want to record some of my knowledge inherited from Mestre João Pequeno and I hope to contribute with all this...