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Drummer Nation #84: Brazilian Jazz Master Daduka Da Fonseca (pt 1 of 2)


Born in Rio de Janeiro, Daduka Da Fonseca started playing drums when he was thirteen. He moved to New York City in 1975 and was the founder and leader of Brazilian All Stars, Brazilian Express, and the New York Samba Band. He was a teacher at the Drummers Collective and wrote an instructional book, Brazilian Rhythms for Drumset. He is a founding member and co-leader of Trio Da Paz and leads the Daduka DaFonseca Trio. Part one of two

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