Show Vida Bela – with the participation of Michael Pipoquinha
The Show Vida Bela – title of one of our music tracks – celebrated the 5 years of the band Banda dos Curumins and the many achievements that we reached in the course of this journey, above all connecting such inspirational partners like the beloved bass player Michael Pipoquinha. What a night!
The theatre was packed with an audience of more than 400 people, who could listen to some of the songs that form our most recent repertory, as well as to the unedited arrangements of Brazilian music’s great classics where we had the brilliant participation of the experienced musician Pipoca. Without doubt, another unforgettable moment in our lives!
Follows a fragment of what it has been that night, with Junão Ferreira managing the sound and João Nunez doing those amazing lights!
(Berimbau – Baden Powell)
Banda dos Curumins with Michael Pipoquinha (Frevo Mulher)
A little extract of “Frevo Mulher” in order to picture the enthusiasm that characterised the night of the Show Vida Bela with the participation of Michael Pipoquinha. Unforgettable!
Once again, our sincere thanks to all those who realized and shared this moment with us.
Nice reportage by Figue Ligado from TV Brasil
The television TV Brasil – EBC came to the Quarteirão da Música and did a very fine reportage about the Banda dos Curumins with the reporter Luana Ibelli for the programme Fique Ligado. An important presentation for our young musicians by this rich and influential programme on the national scale.
Reportage by the Jornal da Rede Brasil – TV Brasil EBC
Banda dos Curumins discovers talents in the neighbourhoods of the southern area of São Paulo.
The band Banda dos Curumins was founded in 2013 and has already performed with different renowned artists, such as the British singer Jesuton. The band is formed by 18 musicians and singers and represents the Quarteirão da Música, a free music school founded by the NGO Casa dos Curumins
Project Quarteirão da Música/ Banda dos Curumins
The project aims to encourage the development and the music production of children and youth, in order to, after a period dedicated to the improvement of different instruments (strings, winds, keyboards, brasses, percussions) and singing, record their first CD and to stage 8 free shows in the outskirts of São Paulo, as well as 2 shows during festivals in Switzerland.
Banda dos Curumins with JESUTON and Alice Mondia: “Don’t think so”
One of the highlights of the Show "Sem fronteiras" (Without borders), the song "Don't think so", from the new album by Jesuton! During the show we had the opportunity to support the encounter between Jesuton and Alice Mondia. It has been such an honour for the Banda dos Curumins to provide the exclusive arrangements for such an incredible interpretation.
SESC Santo Amaro, 4.11.2017
Banda dos Curumins with JESUTON: HOME
One of the highlights of the Show "Sem fronteiras" (Without borders), the song "Home", from the new album by Jesuton! It has been such an honour for the Banda dos Curumins to provide the exclusive arrangements for such an incredible interpretation. Video aiming to fight the “saudade” (nostalgia) of those who were there and to satisfy the interest of those who could not attend the event.
SESC Santo Amaro, 4.11.2017
Jesuton talks about the concert with Banda dos Curumins
In an interview given to the Jornal da Band News, Jesuton speaks about her participation in the show “Sem fronteiras” that she will perform together with the Banda dos Curumins as well as with the participation of the Swiss singer Alice Mondia. The show will take place the 4th of November in the SECS
Vida Bela - Banda dos Curumins
“We keep believing that life can be beautiful, and you?”
“Vida Bela” is a musical composition by Vilson Moreno, with the arrangements of the Banda dos Curumins. The song was recorded in February 2017 in the freshly opened recording studio of the Quarteirão da Música. Images created in the nursery Parque Doroteia - Pedreira.
SEBALTER and Banda dos Curumins: SWEET MELANCHOLY
On the 12th of august 2016, the Banda dos Curumins performed with the Swiss musician Sebalter in the theatre Teatro do Ceu Alvarenga, in São Paulo, and it has been a memorable concert. The arrangements of the song “Sweet Melancholy”, composed by Sebalter, were realized by the musicians Vilson Carlos Maria, Jaqueline Cunha de Souza, Luiz Cassio and Leticia Amorim, teachers in the Quarteirão da Música, philanthropic school run by the ONG Casa dos Curumins that works in the community of Pedreira, in the southern part of São Paulo.
Clouds – Sebalter
“Clouds” is a music composition by the Swiss musician SEBALTER. This musical work is the result of great efforts made by children and teenagers from the community of Pedreira, in the outskirts of São Paulo – Brazil, who belong to the band Banda dos Curumins, and of Sebalter itself who, invited by the band, came to Brazil in order to valorise the talents of the periphery.
The members of the band are between 10 and 19 years old and are mentored by the teachers of the Quarteirão da Musica, philanthropic school run by the ONG Casa dos Curumins (www.casadoscurumins.org).
On the 12th of august 2016, the Banda dos Curumins performed with Sebalter in the theatre Teatro do Ceu Alvarenga in São Paulo, and the concert has been unforgettable. The song “Clouds” was recorded in the Mosh Studios in São Paulo. A fruitful collaboration between Sebalter and the Banda dos Curumins!
Hunter of Stars – Sebalter
On the 12th of august 2016, the Banda dos Curumins performed with Sebalter in the theatre Teatro do Ceu Alvarenga in São Paulo, and the concert has been unforgettable. “Hunter Of Stars” is a song composed by Sebalter that represented Switzerland at the Eurovision 2014, and which was selected among the finalists. The song was arranged by the Brazilian musicians Jaqueline Cunha de Souza and Vilson Carlos Maria, teachers in the Quarteirão da Música, philanthropic school run by the ONG Casa dos Curumins that works in the community of Pedreira, in the southern part of São Paulo. The result is the fruit of the joint effort of all members of the Banda dos Curumins, who found in music a reason for living and in the band a second family.
One in Heaven / Zebra Crossing - Alice Mondia
“One in Heaven” and “Zebra Crossing”, two songs from the music album “Plaster” by Alice Mondia, were arranged by the percussionist Jaqueline Cunha de Souza and presented by the Banda dos Curumins on the 15th of November 2015 in the theatre Teatro CEU Alvarenga, in São Paulo, Brazil, in the presence of the author.