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"The most complete and informative learning tool needed to play the pandeiro.
   -Latin Beat Magazine

This course teaches traditional styles like 
samba enredo, baião, maracatu, partido alto,
marcha, frevo, samba-reggae and
contemporary styles like funk, cha-cha-cha,
drum n’ bass and odd meters.

He delivers a stunning presentation of the
instrument, its history, and the way to play it.
This DVD covers the traditional way of playing
the pandeiro in popular music and also the
modern approach that makes the pandeiro
sound like a small drum set!

To order
A Modern Approach to Pandiero
featuring Marcus Santos
please visit
"His professionalism and dedication has been
demonstrated by the way he approaches the audience,
 his sensitivity to our needs, and his impeccable
musical talents.
  -Director of Berklee City Music

"Para esta institucion ha sido un honor contar con su
presencia y sin dudamos en recomedario como fiel
exponente de lo mejor de la musica brasilena"

"For this institution it was an honor to have him here
and with out a doubt we recommend him as a
faithful exponent of the best Brazilian music."
 -Director of Instituto Cultural Brasil Venezuela

"Thanks to you, Berklee's Latin Culture week
was a great success, fulfilling all of our
educational and cultural objectives"
  -Gary Burton,
  Former Berklee College VP

  All profits will be donated to the
Youth Music Program in Somerville Public Schools